International Conference on

Medical Imaging and Clinical Research

Venice, Italy   September 17-19, 2018

Medical imaging Conference 2018

Theme: Medical Imaging for Improved Diagnosis and Treatment

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the International Conference on Medical Imaging and Clinical Research focus on the theme Medical Imaging for Improved Diagnosis and Treatment organized by the Meetings International which is going to be held in Venice, Italy during September 17-19, 2018.

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International Conference on Medical Imaging and Clinical Research is comprised to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in the fields Therapeutic imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Electron Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

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Scientific Sessions:

Session-1

Medical Imaging

Medicinal Imaging is the strategy and procedure of making visual portrayals of the inside of a body for clinical investigation and therapeutic mediation, and in addition visual portrayal of the capacity of a few organs or tissues. Medicinal imaging tries to uncover interior structures covered up by the skin and bones, and in addition to analyze and treat ailment. Therapeutic imaging additionally builds up a database of typical life systems and physiology to make it conceivable to distinguish variations from the norm. In spite of the fact that imaging of expelled organs and tissues can be performed for therapeutic reasons, such methods are generally considered piece of pathology rather than restorative imaging.

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Session-2

Importance of Medical Imaging

Medical imaging has changed the face of the corporation industry and allowed practitioners and scientists to learn more about the human body than ever before.

This is also used by surgeons as an aid in surgical agenda. One example of this is an effective surgical tool is in the case of endoscopic recess surgery. The broad network of the sinus can be examined closely former to the procedure through study of a CT scan. CT scans can provide 3D images of various cutaways of the body images which are of absolute necessity when preparing to accomplish on such an area.

In diagnosticate an ailment or illness, specialist frequently order diagnostic scans such as an x ray, CT scan, or MRI. While medical knowledge and understanding forms the basis of health practitioner diagnoses and agreement, therapeutic imaging is a vital part of confirming any diagnosis. Medical Imaging can also assist in decisions regarding treatment and future care of the issue. As technology advances, medical imaging can update the doctor of internal problems that a basic external investigation would fail to detect. MRI’s and CT scans allow the physician to monitor the potency of treatment and adjust protocols as mandatory.

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Session-3

Therapeutic Imaging

Therapeutic imaging eludes to considerable measure diverse advancements that are utilized to see the human body so as to investigate, screen, or treat medicinal conditions. Medical imaging constitutes a database of normal anatomy and physiology to make it desirable to identify abnormalities. This includes use of a variety of modalities, some of which may involve risk to harmful ionizing emission. Due to the brisk advances in imaging technology, such as the introduction of multi-detector arrays and fast MRI protocols, both the number and variety of radiological applications are hysterically increasing. Each kind of innovation gives distinctive data about the territory of the body being considered or treated, identified with conceivable infection, damage, or the viability of therapeutic treatment.

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Session-4

Ultrasound Imaging

It uses high-frequency sound waves to view inside the body. Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can also show migration of the body's internal organs as well as blood flowing through the blood vessels. Unlike X-ray imaging, there is no ionizing radiation exposure associated with ultrasound imaging. This is commonly correlated with imaging the foetus in pregnant women. The ultrasound image is produced based on the reflection of the waves off of the body frame. The power of the sound signal and the time it takes for the wave to travel through the body provide the information necessary to produce an image.

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Session-5

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI is a therapeutic imaging strategy for making images of the interior structures of the body. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields and radio waves to make images. It uses powerful magnets to demarcate and excite hydrogen nuclei of water molecules in human tissue, producing an appreciable signal which is spatially encoded, resulting in images of the body. Like CT, MRI habitually creates a 2D image of a thin "slice" of the body and is therefore studied a tomographic imaging technique. Contemporary MRI instruments are capable of producing images in the form of 3D blocks, which may be considered a generalization of the single-slice, tomographic, concept. Amid a MRI exam, an electric current is gone through curled wires to make a brief attractive field in a patient's body. Radio waves are sent from and got by a transmitter/recipient in the machine, and these signs are utilized to make computerized pictures of the filtered zone of the body. MRI scans last from 20 - 90 minutes, depending on the part of the body being imaged.

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Session-6

Pediatric X-ray Imaging

Restorative x-beam imaging exams, which incorporate Computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, and traditional X-beams, utilize the most reduced radiation dosage obligatory, considering the size and age of the patient. It needs committed imaging conventions to procure the pictures, there is requirement for acclimated anesthesia for profound techniques, for example, MRI, particular preparing is required for the medicinal services unit included, and exact information and skill ought to be connected for figuring the pictures. It requires consideration for radiation exposure if ionizing radiation is being used. One of the challenges for clinical care personnel is to gain the child's trust and co-operation before and throughout the duration of an examination, which can prove to be difficult in children who may be ill and have pain. This is important to acquire quality images and prevent repeat examinations.

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Session-7

Radiography

It is an imaging approach using X-rays to view the internal structure of an object. To construct the image, a beam of X-rays, a form of electromagnetic radiation, are composed by an X-ray alternator and are projected toward the object. A convinced amount of X-ray is absorbed by the object, defenceless on its density and composition.

The X-rays that pass through the object are conquering behind the object by a detector. Two forms of radiographic images are used Projection radiography and fluoroscopy. Fluoroscopy delivers on going pictures of inside structures of the body, however draws in a consistent contribution of x-beams, at a lower measurements rate. Projection radiographs, regularly known as x-beams, are frequently used to control the sort and span of a break and in addition for identifying obsessive changes in the lungs.

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Session-8

Tactile Imaging

Material imaging as a helpful imaging methodology interprets the feeling of touch into an advanced picture. A material picture is an element of P(x,y,z), where P is the weight on a protest surface under connected disfigurement and x,y,z are facilitates where weight P was estimated. The material picture is a weight outline which the heading of the question twisting must be indicated. In medicinal applications the material imaging nearly copies manual palpation, since the test of the gadget with a weight sensor exhibit mounted all over demonstrations like human fingers amid clinical examination, twisting a delicate tissue by the test and identifying coming about changes in the weight designs. It is a branch of versatility imaging or elastography. There are two noteworthy contrasts between material imaging and every other kind of flexibility imaging in light of either ultrasound or attractive reverberation imaging. The primary distinction is that material imaging recreates the interior mechanical structure of tissue utilizing the information of stress design over the compacted tissue, while ultrasound or MR flexibility imaging depend on recognition of strain prompted in the tissue by different static or dynamic means. The second contrast is that material imaging utilizes moderately bigger tissue disfigurements to gather pressure information under the connected load.

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Session-9

Computed Tomography (CT)

It is also frequently referred to as a CAT scan, is a Medical Imaging process that combines multiple X-ray projections taken from distinct angles to produce detailed cross-sectional images of areas indoors the body.  CT images allow doctors to get very decisive, 3-D views of convinced parts of the body, like as soft tissues, the pelvis, blood vessels, the lungs, the brain, the heart, abdomen and bones. CT is also generally the preferred method of analysing many cancers, such as liver, lung and pancreatic cancers. Digital geometry processing is used to farther provoke a three-dimensional volume of the inside of the object from a extensive sequence of two-dimensional radiographic images taken around a single axis of rotation. It has all the more as of late been utilized for preventive solution or screening for ailment, for instance CT colonography for individuals with a high danger of colon tumor, or full-movement heart checks for individuals with high danger of coronary illness.

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Session-10

Optical Imaging

Diffuse optical Imaging is a method of designing using near-infrared spectroscopyor fluorescence-established methods. When used to conceive 3D volumetric models of the imaged material DOI is referred to as diffuse optical tomography, though 2D imaging methods are confidential as diffuse optical topography. The disadvantage of optical imaging is the inadequacy of penetration depth, exclusively when working at visible wavelengths. Depth of penetration is linked to the absorption and scattering of light, which is primarily a function of the wavelength of the excitation source. Light is absorbed by endogenous chromophores found in living tissue. Examples include optical microscopy, spectroscopy, endoscopy, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, and optical coherence tomography.

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Session-11

Near Infrared Imaging

Close Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging utilizes nearby infrared light in the vicinity of 650 and 950 nm to non-obtrusively test the solidification and oxygenation of haemoglobin in the cerebrum, muscle alongside different tissues and is worn e.g. to identify changes persuaded by mind action, damage, or sickness. In brain analysis it complements functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) by implementing measures of both oxygenated and deoxygenated haemoglobin concentrations and by permissive studies in populations of subjects with experimental paradigms that are not amenable to fMRI. Various close infrared (NIR) fluorophores have been utilized for in vivo imaging, including Kodak X-SIGHT Dyes and Conjugates, Pz 247, DyLight 750 and 800 Fluors, Although NIRS is commonly performed adopting instruments that emitted endless wave light and commonly measure the intensity of light inseminate through the tissue, it is also desirable to perform measurements where the source of light is intensity inflected (between 50 to 500 MHz) or oscillate (typically pulsed on for less than 100 ps) and the detector resolves correspondingly the phase or temporal delay of the light propagating over the tissue. These measurements are usually termed frequency domain or time domain measurements and because they provide direct measurements of photon propagation delay within the tissue as well as the intensity

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Session-12

Positron-Emission Tomography

It is a nuclear medicine functional imaging technique in order that is used to examine metabolic actions in the body. The structure detects pairs of gamma rays emitted diffusely by a positron-emitting radionuclide (tracer), which is imported into the body on a biologically alive molecule. Three-dimensional pictures of tracer focus in the body are then developed by PC examination. In present day PET-CTthree-dimensional imagingis frequently proficient with the guide of a CT X-beam filter performed on the patient amid a similar session, in a similar machine.

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Session-13

Medical Imaging in Pharmaceutical Clinical Trail

Owed to the fast determination with perception, and assistance with quantitative appraisal, Medical Imaging has turned into a noteworthy instrument in clinical trials. Atomic imaging’s systems, for example, PET can be utilized to screen medicate pharmacokinetics and dissemination and concentrate particular sub-atomic endpoints. In surveying drug adequacy, imaging biomarkers and imaging surrogate endpoints cannot exclusively be more target and quicker to gauge than clinical results, yet in addition permit little gathering sizes, brisk outcomes and great factual power. These endpoints which exhibit the viability of a medication or treatment are evaluated in many trials over long spans expanding the examination time frame to a very long time now and again, for example, quiet survival with genuine and perilous maladies like growth. In such cases, biomarkers or any markers that may help in anticipating the clinical advantage however they may not be a measure of the advantage itself can help in showing the outcomes at a prior day and age and diminishing the length of trial and expenses. Therapeutic imaging procedure measures the imaging biomarker, which are utilized as markers of the pharmacological reaction to a treatment. Biomarkers and surrogate endpoints encourage getting snappy outcomes with great measurable power even in little example sizes. Moreover, the imaging system likewise uncovers the unpretentious change characteristic of the movement of treatment, which could be passed up a major opportunity by more subjective and conventional methodologies. The routinely utilized imaging systems in oncology and neurology incorporate positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Market Analysis

The worldwide medicinal imaging market measure was esteemed USD 33.7 billion of every 2016 and is required to develop at a CAGR of 5.7% over the estimate time frame. Main considerations driving development of this industry is expanding interest for beginning period conclusion of ceaseless infection and rising maturing socioeconomics, which is required to support the request of symptomatic imaging over the globe.

The report considers the worldwide analytic imaging market over the estimate time of 2016 to 2021. The market is relied upon to achieve ~USD 36.43 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 6.6% from 2016 to 2021. Various factors, for example, expanding speculations, finances, and allows by government bodies for modernization of imaging offices; expanding ventures from open private associations; development in the quantity of indicative imaging focuses; rising pervasiveness of tumour; expanding geriatric populace and the resulting development in the rate of different infections; innovative headways in analytic imaging modalities; and expanding inclination for insignificantly intrusive medications drive the development of this market.

In any case, factors, for example, the high cost of demonstrative imaging frameworks, innovative confinements related with independent frameworks, negative human services changes in the U.S., and the deficiency of helium are relied upon to limit the development of this market to a specific degree.

Industry Insights

Based on item, the market is fragmented into X-beam imaging frameworks, Computed tomography (CT) scanners, ultrasound imaging frameworks, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and atomic imaging frameworks. Every methodology is additionally separated into sub fragments. The X-beam and ultrasound frameworks advertise is partitioned based on innovation and transportability; though, CT scanners are portioned by cut sort. X-ray frameworks are isolated based on engineering and field quality and the atomic imaging frameworks showcase is classified into SPECT and Hybrid PET frameworks. These frameworks are additionally partitioned into independent and half breed modalities.

In view of utilization, the market is fragmented into obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) wellbeing, orthopedics and musculoskeletal, neurology and spine, cardiovascular and thoracic, general imaging, bosom wellbeing, and others. In view of end client, the market is fragmented into doctor's facilities, indicative imaging focuses, and opposite end clients (counting pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations, scholastic and research focuses, sports foundations, and CROs).

 

 

U.S. medical imaging market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Billion)

Description: U.S. medical imaging market

 

Product Insights

The medical imaging market is classified on the basis of product into X-ray, Computed Tomography (CT), ultrasound system, MRI equipment, and nuclear imaging. The X-ray segment held the largest market share in 2016 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period.

This can be attributed to the increasing prevalence of orthopaedic injuries and accidents and the demand for point of care testing, which is facilitating the sale of portable devices. The X-ray devices are further segmented into stationary, and portable (handheld, and mobile).

The nuclear imaging segment is expected to be the fastest growing due to the development of new radiotracers, raising prevalence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and the introduction of new products through innovation and advancement. According to the American Cancer Society, Surveillance Research, there were about 1,665,540 cases of cancer in 2014, 1,685,210 cases of cancer in 2016. 

Global medical imaging market, by application, 2016 (%)

Description: Global medical imaging market

Product segmentation and analysis of the medical imaging market

General X-ray

Ultrasound

MRI

CT Scanners

SPECT/PET

Amid 2016, the general X-beam fragment was one of the quickest developing item portions in the worldwide therapeutic imaging market and will keep on dominating the market in the coming years. This fragment represents the most elevated income amid the estimate time frame as contrasted and different strategies, regardless of being the customary technique for therapeutic imaging. The progressions in innovation and expanded appropriation of compact X-beam machines will impel this present section's development prospects until the finish of 2021.

North America is the biggest market inferable from the appropriation of cutting edge framework and mindfulness about mechanical progressions. Asia Pacific is anticipated to be quickest developing business sector in light of the ascent in the geriatric populace, repayment approaches and tolerant mindfulness level in rising nations like India, China, Malaysia, and Philippines.

A portion of the key players in worldwide Medical Imaging market are Mindray Medical International, Alpinion Medical Systems, BenQ Medical Technology, Boston Scientific, Carestream Health Inc, Esaote SpA, Fujifilm Holding, GE Healthcare, Hitachi Medical Corporation, Konica Minolta, Philips Healthcare, Shimadzu Corporation, Siemens Healthcare, Sonosite Inc and Toshiba Medical Systems.

 

Products Covered:

  • Computed Tomography Scanners
  • Portable/Mobile
  • Stationary
  • By Technology
  • Low Slice Scanners
  • Medium Slice Scanners
  • High Slice Scanners
  • Mammography Systems
  • Analog Mammography Systems
  • Digital Mammography Systems
  • MRI Systems
  • By Field Strength
  • Low-to-Mid-Field MRI Systems
  • High- & Very-High-Field MRI Systems
  • Ultra-High-Field MRI Systems
  • Closed MRI Systems
  • Open MRI Systems
  • Nuclear Imaging Systems/Radionuclide
  • Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Scanners
  • Position Emission Tomography (PET) Scanners
  • Ultrasound Systems
  • 2D
  • 3D & 4D
  • Doppler
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • By Portability
  • Cart/Trolley Based
  • Compact/Portable
  • X-ray Imaging Systems
  • Analog Imaging Systems
  • Digital Imaging Systems
  • By Portability
  • Portable X-ray Imaging Systems
  • Stationary X-ray Devices
  • Tactile Imaging
  • Thermography
  • Elastography

Organization Associated

AAPM: American Association of Physicists in Medicine

AAWR: American Association for Women Radiologists

ABR: American Board of Radiology

ABS: American Brachytherapy Society

ACMP: American College of Medical Physics

ACNM: American College of Nuclear Medicine

ACNP: American College of Nuclear Physicians

ACR: American College of Radiology

ACR: Colombian Association of Radiology

ACRO: American College of Radiation Oncology

AEIRS: Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management

AIR: Australian Institute of Radiography

AIUM: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

AMIA: American Medical Informatics Association

AMUSEM:Mexican Association of Ultrasound in Medicine (Asociación Mexicana de Ultrasonido en Medicine, A.C.)

AOCR: American Osteopathic College of Radiology

APCR: Association of Program Coordinators in Radiology

APDR: Association of Program Directors in Radiology

APS: American Physical Society

APSCVIR: Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology

ARDMS: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

ARIN: Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing

ARRS: American Roentgen Ray Society

ARRT: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

ARS: American Radium Society

ASER: American Society of Emergency Radiology

ASHNR: American Society of Head and Neck Radiology

ASITN: American Society of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology

ASNC: American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology

ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists

ASSR: American Society of Spine Radiology

ASTRO: American Society for Radiation Oncology

AUR: Association of University Radiologists

AVIR: Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers

BAR: Bulgarian Association of Radiology

BIR: British Institute of Radiology

BNMS: British Nuclear Medicine Society

BRS: Bolivian Radiology Society

BSIR: British Society of Interventional Radiology

BSNR: British Society of Neuroradiologists

CAMRT/ACTRM: Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists/Association canadienne des technologues en radiation médicale

CAR: Canadian Association of Radiologists/L'Association canadienne des radiologistes

CARO- ACRO: Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists/Association Canadienne des Radio-Oncologues

CCPM: Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine

CIR: Interamerican College of Radiology

CIRSE: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe

CMIS: Computerized Medical Imaging Society

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  • Importance of Medical Imaging
  • Therapeutic Imaging
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Pediatric X-ray Imaging
  • Radiography
  • Tactile Imaging
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Optical Imaging
  • Near Infrared Imaging
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Medical Imaging in Pharmaceutical Clinical Trail
  • Medical Imaging

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