PET-CT

PET-CT combines positron emission tomography (PET) detectors and computed tomography (CT) into one imaging system. 

Technology | June 11, 2013
June 11, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare has introduced Biograph mCT Flow, a...
Personalized Medicine Gets Up to Bat

Molecular imaging with PET/CT is leading off a new era of personalized medicine (photo courtesy of GE Healthcare).

Feature | June 11, 2013 | Greg Freiherr
In an increasingly impersonal world, where Facebook counts the number of friends we have and texting takes the place of...
Feature | June 11, 2013
June 10, 2013 – Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging...
News | May 02, 2013
May 2, 2013 — Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may be detected and...
Woe is PET/MR

PET/MR: better together or apart? Image courtesy of Siemens, provided by University of Geneva

Blog | March 13, 2013
What a difference a few decades makes. In the early-1980s radiologists couldn’t wait to get their hands on an MR...
Bayer Enters Agreement to Expand Markets for Medrad Intego PET Infusion System
News | March 05, 2013
March 5, 2013 - Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron emission...
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Feature | January 04, 2013
Jan. 2, 2013 -– New research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows that 18F-...
PET/CT routinely plays an essential role in staging and monitoring a wide range of cancers, including lymphoma and the lung. But it has specific and significant limitations.

PET/CT routinely plays an essential role in staging and monitoring a wide range of cancers, including lymphoma and the lung. But it has specific and significant limitations.

Blog | November 20, 2012
In a skeptical world, old maxims fall hard. Photojournalists can attest to that. Seeing today is anything but believing...
Hybrid Imaging: The Best of Both Worlds

This SPECT/CT study clearly shows ischemia in the heart.

Feature | November 20, 2012 | Lalitha Ramanna, M.D., FACNM
The introduction of hybrid technology — positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and single-photon...
Technology | November 09, 2012
At RSNA 2012, Philips Nuclear Medicine is introducing new clinical innovations for its positron emission tomography/...
Philips Healthcare Ambient Experience RSNA 2012
Technology | November 06, 2012
The Philips Healthcare Ambient Experience integrates architecture, design and enabling technologies, such as dynamic...
Blog | October 11, 2012
With its million-dollar scanners and their mushrooming use in recent years, medical imaging has become the poster child...
Clinical Trial NIH NCI PET/CT Systems Standardization
News | October 03, 2012
October 3, 2012 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a five-year...
Blog | August 29, 2012
We want absolutes; things we can depend on; certainties in an unfortunately uncertain world. It’s the kind of faith we...
 PET CT Siemens supplied Neuro VPCT ASplus
Feature | August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012 — The growth rate of ...
 Positron radioisotopes low-res
Feature | August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012 — Positron Corp., a molecular imaging healthcare company, announced the submission of a drug master...
Technology | August 21, 2012
August 21, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced that its syngo.PET Amyloid Plaque proprietary software has received...

PET images produced using florbetapir, which highlights beta-amyloid plaques, show the brains of a cognitively normal subject (top left); an amyloid-positive patient with Alzheimers disease (top right); a patient with mild cognitive impairment (bottom left) and a patient with mild cognitive impairment who progressed to dementia during a multi-center 18-month study (bottom right). Image courtesy of the journal Neurology

Blog | July 27, 2012
When I was a kid, living in a mid-size Wisconsin town, my family would drive the mile or so from our home to the Lake...
News | July 27, 2012
July 27, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare (booth 707) will be at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association of...
SNM 2012 Image of the Year
News | June 20, 2012
June 20, 2012 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine’s (SNM) 2012 Image of the Year illustrates the effectiveness of Bi-213-...