Nuclear Imaging

Molecular imaging, also called nuclear imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracersPET-CTSPECT-CT, and PET-MRI

PET/CT, primary and metastatic prostate cancer, Journal of Nuclear Medicine study, JNM

Ga-68-BBN PET/CT of a 64-year-old man newly diagnosed with prostate cancer by biopsy. Multiple bone metastasis lesions (arrows) were detected. Image courtesy of Jingjing Zhang, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

News | Prostate Cancer | February 02, 2017
February 2, 2017 — In the featured article from the February 2017 issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers...
IBA Molecular, acquisition, Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging, nuclear imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017 — IBA Molecular has successfully completed its acquisition of Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging, announced...
Gamma Medica, LumaGEM molecular breast imaging system, MBI technology, Major Health Partners Indiana
News | Breast Imaging | January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017 — Gamma Medica recently announced that through its collaboration with Ohio-based Alpha Imaging,...
News | PET Imaging | January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017 — In work published this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), a team led by Jacob...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017 — NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC has received additional matching funds from the U.S. Department...
Medrad Intego PET Infusion System, recall
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 12, 2017
January 12, 2017 — Bayer Healthcare has initiated a recall of all its Medrad Intego PET Infusion System Source...
Mirada Medical, RSNA 2016, XD:PACS, molecular imaging, nuclear imaging
Technology | PACS | January 06, 2017
January 6, 2017 — Mirada Medical showcased its latest ...
SPECT-CT, 3-D printing, University of Wurzburg, Germany, Johannes Tran-Gia, dosimetry calibration

SPECT/CT reconstructions and VOIs used for determination of calibration factors for the adult kidney filled with Lu-177 (A) and the corresponding sphere filled with I-131 (B). Credit: University of Würzburg

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 06, 2017
January 6, 2017 — In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 06, 2017
January 6, 2017 — New research demonstrates that a novel...
Nuclear cardiology, dose reduction, myocardial perfusion imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 05, 2017
January 5, 2017 — Working in concert, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), the Intersocietal...
metastatic colorectal cancer, mCRC, Sirtex, NCCN guidelines, Y-90 microspheres
News | Radiation Therapy | January 03, 2017
January 3, 2017 — Sirtex Medical Limited announced in December that SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres have been...
SNMMI Develops USP Recommendations for Compounded Sterile Radiopharmaceuticals
News | December 28, 2016
December 28, 2016 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has developed United States...
prostate, CT scan, Dave Fornell medical
News | Prostate Cancer | December 22, 2016
Cancer Targeted Technology (CTT), a privately-held Seattle-based biotechnology firm focusing on cancer diagnostics and...
News | Prostate Cancer | December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016 — Cancer Targeted Technology (CTT), a privately-held Seattle-based biotechnology firm focusing on...
News | Nuclear Imaging | December 12, 2016
Molecular Targeting Technologies, Inc. (MTTI) announces that response of colorectal cancer to treatment can be detected...
Numa, NumaStatus, radiation dose reporting software, RSNA 2016
News | Radiation Dose Management | December 08, 2016
December 8, 2016 — Numa introduced a new software application at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of...
PET, F-18 florbetaben, cardiac amyloidosis, Princess Alexandria Hospital

In a pilot study, F-18-florbetaben PET imaging appeared promising for differentiating between cardiac amyloidosis and hypertensive heart disease. Image courtesy of W. Phillip Law/Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. 

News | Nuclear Imaging | December 06, 2016
December 6, 2016 — Researchers at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, have demonstrated that cardiac...
xSPECT Quant technology, SPECT/CT, Symbia Intevo, Siemens Healthineers, RSNA 2016
News | SPECT Imaging | December 06, 2016
December 6, 2016 — At the 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...
prostate cancer, PET imaging, Johns Hopkins, Daniel Thorek, 11B6 antibody

Uptake of 89Zr-11B6 in the prostate of a transgenic mouse with prostate cancer. Image courtesy of Daniel Thorek

News | Prostate Cancer | November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016 — An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using...