PET-CT

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

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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-...
Technology | June 15, 2012
June 15, 2012 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) 2012, GE Healthcare showcased Q.Suite on both the new...
Philips Demonstrates Innovations in Nuclear Imaging With Applications for IntelliSpace Portal
News | June 08, 2012
June 8, 2012 — At this year’s SNM Annual Meeting, June 9-13, Philips Healthcare is highlighting its portfolio of...
News | June 07, 2012
June 7, 2012 – For those with esophageal cancer, initial staging of the disease is of particular importance as it...
PET/CT: A Dynamic Duo
Feature | May 03, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
Since it was named “Invention of the Year” by TIME magazine in 2000,...
high res new mct

GE Healthcare offers the Discovery PET/CT 600, which is suitable for oncology, including radiation treatment planning and monitoring.

Feature | May 03, 2012 | Neru Munshi, Ph.D., Medical Research Associate, Medical Imaging, Perceptive Informatics Inc.
Multimodality imaging in medicine can provide a physician with tools for making an accurate diagnosis prior to making...
Varian, Siemens Announce Global Collaboration

Siemens' Somatom Definition Flash CT system

News | April 26, 2012
April 25, 2012 – Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare today announced the signing of a strategic global...
Technology | April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012 — GE Healthcare this week announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of...
Technology | February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared the...
 Philips Offers First Ambient Experience With PET/CT
News | November 07, 2011
November 7, 2011 -- Philips combines its Ambient Experience with Gemini TF Big Bore positron emission tomography (PET)/...
TruFlight Select PET/CT Offers Economical Time-of-Flight Technology
Technology | November 01, 2011
Philips TruFlight Select is its first economical positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system...
New Data Demonstrates Positron Emission Mammography Has Higher Sensitivity Than PET/CT
News | October 31, 2011
October 31, 2011 – The Breast journal published new data from a prospective study conducted at the Seoul National...
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News | September 16, 2011
September 16, 2011 — Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time used several imaging...
Preparing for Epidemics, Philips, Methodist Build Dedicated $8.6 Million Imaging Suite
News | August 18, 2011
August 18, 2011 – The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston, Texas, and Philips Healthcare have collaborated...
New KLAS Report Shares Rankings for Upgraded PET/CT Technology
News | August 18, 2011
August 18, 2011 - A new KLAS report, "Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) 2011-New Technologies...
Blog | August 11, 2011
In the yesteryears of over-optimism, when medical imaging was in its heyday, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) was...