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CurveBeam Plans Weight Bearing CT Presentation with a Special Focus on Sports Med at AOSSM Annual Meeting 2018

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The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting will soon open its doors to welcome 1,300 sports medicine specialists, practitioners, and society members. Meeting attendees receive four days of leading research and education programming from elite orthopaedic sports medicine experts and medical innovators.

While you attend AOSSM, be sure to check out a presentation by Dr. Kent Feldmen titled ‘Weight Bearing CT: Shining New Light on Common Lower Extremity Sports Injuries.” This presentation will occur on Thursday, July 5 from 10:55 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. at AOSSM Booth #401.

AOSSM 2018 takes place this year on July 5 through July 8 in San Diego, California at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. The Annual Meeting plays a crucial role in providing insights on frontline research to the orthopaedic sports medicine community, which is why CurveBeam is excited to exhibit.

Learn More About pedCAT and LineUP

Visit booth 401 to learn about how pedCAT and LineUP could improve your practice. Bilateral, weight bearing scans of the feet, ankles and knees give physicians the information they need to assess the biomechanical spatial relationships and alignment of the lower extremities.

Also learn about the InReach, an upper extremity imaging solution for immediate point-of-care diagnosis of scaphoid fractures, distal radius fractures, and other easily misdiagnosed injuries.

Weight Bearing CT and Lower Extremity Sports Injuries Presentation

The CurveBeam team is looking forward to the opportunity to meet, educate and connect with top physicians in the field of sports medicine. To learn more about our weight bearing CT technology and find out where the team will be this year, please visit curvebeam.com/events-and-webinars/events-and-trade-shows/.

Curvebeam Achieves ISO 13485:2016 & MDSAP Certification

QualityCurvebeam announced the company’s ISO 13485 certification has been updated to the latest revision of the standard. The company’s quality system is now certified to the ISO 13485:2016 standard, which represents the most recent revision of the widely recognized manufacturing quality standard issued by the international Organization for Standardization (ISO).

In addition to 13485:2016 requirements, this certification covers the requirements of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia; Brazil’s Agencia de Vigilancia Sanitaria (ANVISA); Health Canada; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).

“These latest accomplishments are the result of a significant effort by our entire quality, technical and operations teams,” said Ryan Conlon, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Curvebeam. “CurveBeam’s quality system lays a strong operational foundation for continuous innovation in orthopedic imaging.”

The ISO 13485 standard is specifically designed to certify medical device manufacturers and their key suppliers. The International Standard outlines requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements.

ESSR in Amsterdam: Muscles & Nerves

Are you heading to Amsterdam to attend ESSR this week? The focus of this year’s meeting is “Muscles & Nerves”, and there are some great opportunities to expand your knowledge on some critical issues at this event.

ESSR Overview

The European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) is an organization whose mission is to advance the knowledge, diagnosis and treatment through imaging of both the normal and abnormal musculoskeletal system. The ESSR is the primary organization in Europe in this field, and they provide a European forum for education and research of musculoskeletal radiology and cooperation among medical and non-medical professionals in these endeavors. The annual meeting is the major European forum for sharing advances in musculoskeletal radiology and offers excellence in education.

Recommended Sessions

The team at CurveBeam would like to recommend some interesting sessions as you plan your schedule at ESSR:

  • Tibial Tuberosity—Trochlear Groove Distance: Basic Positioning Errors of Current Measurement and Methods of Correction

Presented: Saturday, June 16, at 2:12 p.m. in Room 2.

  • Low Dose CT Technique and Radiation Dose: Does the ALARA Principle Still Apply?

Presented: Saturday, June 16, at 12:50 p.m. in Room 1.

  • Standardised Reporting: Guidelines for the Radiologist, Benefit for the Clinician

Presented: Saturday June 16, at 12:20 p.m. in Room 2.

CurveBeam Commitment

CurveBeam makes it a priority to stay abreast of the latest research and development in the field of imaging in order to best serve your practice and your patients.

Learn more here about the innovative imaging and diagnostic technologies available at CurveBeam.

CurveBeam Unveils New Logo

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On the heels of a recent FDA approval for its LineUP system, CurveBeam unveiled a fresh, new look as it poises itself to enjoy a remarkable leadership position in the healthcare industry.

CurveBeam unveiled a new logo design that it will transition to using in all branded content and materials.

“CurveBeam’s primary focus is innovation,” explains Marketing Manager Vinti Singh. “Our new logo incorporates subtle design updates that reflect our culture of constant adaptation and change. However, the color scheme and swoop motif are preserved as a symbol of a commitment to our core values.”

With a line of cone beam scanning devices, CurveBeam allows clinics to offer weight bearing CT scanning to their patients to improve their quality of care. Here is the latest overview of the CurveBeam product line:

  • The InReach is an extremity cone beam CT scanner that images the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and the lower extremities. The InReach is the most compact orthopedic extremity CT scanner available.
  • The LineUP provides bilateral, weight-bearing CT imaging of the knee and lower extremities to redefine orthopedic care.
  • The pedCAT  is a compact, ultra-low dose CT imaging system that is ideal for orthopedic and podiatric clinics. Patients benefit from the convenience of point-of-care advanced diagnostic imaging. Scan time is one minute, and the pedCAT automatically generates all standard X-Ray views in addition to the full CT volume.
  • CubeVue software provides powerful visualization tools to enhance diagnosis. The pedCAT system comes complete with CubeVue installed. CubeVue automatically generates all standard X-Ray views, possibly eliminating the need for your plain X-Ray system altogether. Insta-X views are free from magnification, distortion or patient positioning inaccuracies.

CurveBeam  has refreshed its brand and is committed to staying at the forefront of the orthopedic field as the healthcare industry evolves. As its team continues to push forward with new technology, CurveBeam is continuously evolving, always innovating, and keeping its approach to product development fresh.

CurveBeam was founded in 2009 by a group of individuals with a proven track record in the advanced and compact 3D imaging device domain. Learn more about the exciting things happening at CurveBeam today by our blog.