PET-MRI

  • November 29, 2015 — At the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Siemens Healthcare introduced new applications designed to drastically reduce the time needed for...

  • A single scan could diagnose the cause of foot pain better and with less radiation exposure to the patient than other methods, according to a study in the March 2015 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Imaging with 18F-fluoride positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/...

  • August 5, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced the first integrated, simultaneous, time-of-flight (TOF) capable, whole-body Signa PET/MR (positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance) is 510(k) pending at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • When prostate cancer makes a comeback, it becomes increasingly important to have exceptional imaging available to find all possible regions where cancer has spread to other parts of the body, or metastasized, in order to plan the best possible treatment. A relatively new imaging system that...

  • PET/MRI

    For patients with advanced breast cancer, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging can improve quality of life and survival by providing physicians with information on the effectiveness of chemotherapy prior to surgery, say researchers presenting at the 2013 Annual...

PET/CT

There is a growing focus on early diagnosis and prevention. Here, PET/CT imaging is used to look inside the stress center of the brain.

Feature | Imaging | September 07, 2016 | By Kirill Shalyaev, Ph.D.

Advanced imaging and hybrid modalities, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron...

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A PET-CT head and neck cancer scan showing various image reconstructions. The top left image is the separate CT scan showing the anatomy. The top right scan shows the fused PET and CT scans with false color added to help interpret the image. The bottom left scan is an initial FDG PET image showing tracer hot spots in the neck and a lymph node in the right jaw due to cancer. The right bottom image is a delayed enhancement scan showing tracer uptake over time, with normal hot spots in the bladder, kidneys, testicles and brain, which normally have higher metabolic activity. The low-grade gray shading of the anatomy is due to the normal cellular metabolism uptake of the FDG throughout the body. 

Feature | PET Imaging | July 26, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear imaging technology (also referred to as molecular imaging) that...

News | Prostate Cancer | June 17, 2016

Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ill., is now offering C-11 choline positron emission tomography (PET)/computed...

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A PET-CT head and neck cancer scan showing various image reconstructions. The top left image is the separate CT scan showing the anatomy. The top right scan shows the fused PET and CT scans with false color added to help interpret the image. The bottom left scan is an initial FDG PET image showing tracer hot spots in the neck and a lymph node in the right jaw due to cancer. The right bottom image is a delayed enhancement scan showing tracer uptake over time, with normal hot spots in the bladder, kidneys, testicles and brain, which normally have higher metabolic activity. The low-grade gray shading of the anatomy is due to the normal cellular metabolism uptake of the FDG throughout the body. 

Feature | PET Imaging | June 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear imaging technology (also referred to as molecular imaging) that...

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Blog | Imaging | June 01, 2016

Cancer screening is the only circumstance in which apparently healthy people subject themselves purposely to an...

Early detection of cancer lesions with the latest generation of PET/CT scanners supports improved patient management. Yet much of PET’s potential, particularly for following patients and as a component in PET/MR, remains unrealized. (Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Feature | Imaging | April 29, 2016 | Greg Freiherr

Adopting medical technology because it is new or novel lost its luster a long time ago. It is little wonder then...

PET/MR images courtesy of GE Healthcare

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 27, 2016

In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three...

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News | Nuclear Imaging | April 20, 2016

Mirada Medical announced a new agreement to work with the clinicians and physicists at The Christie Hospital in...

Siemens’ 510(k) pending MRI application Simultaneous Multi-Slice (SMS)¹ is based on an acceleration technology that speeds up 2-D acquisition time by a factor of three, enabling advanced MRI applications such as DTI (diffusion tensor imaging) and BOLD (blood oxygen level dependent) in the clinical routine.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 29, 2015

November 29, 2015 — At the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

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Feature | March 09, 2015

A single scan could diagnose the cause of foot pain better and with less radiation exposure to the patient than...

News | February 27, 2015

University of Tubingen and Mediso Ltd announced at the 4th Tubingen PET/MR Workshop a collaboration to develop a...

News | December 29, 2014

Manufacturers have introduced hybrid imaging systems that combine positron emission tomography (PET) with magnetic...

News | October 27, 2014

At this year’s RSNA, GE Healthcare will showcase the Signa PET/MR, a time-of-flight (TOF) capable, integrated,...

Feature | August 05, 2014

August 5, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced the first integrated, simultaneous, time-of-flight (TOF) capable, whole-...

Blog | June 19, 2014

There were several interesting studies coming out of the 2014 meeting for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and...

Feature | June 12, 2014

Ischemic heart disease, a narrowing of the arteries supplying blood to the heart, is a leading cause of death...

Feature | June 03, 2014 | Greg Freiherr

An art critic once wrote, “If all women resembled those painted by Picasso, the Earth would be depopulated toward...

PET/MR

The PET/MR at the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland.

Feature | February 03, 2014 | Pablo R. Ros, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.

The advent of hybrid PET/MR in 2011 brought the promise of vastly improved imaging technology in the form of a new...

A liver tumor in an adult female using Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MR.

Feature | October 01, 2013 | By Patrick M Colletti, M.D.

The addition of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and spectroscopy to positron emission tomography (PET) is more...

Technology | September 26, 2013

At the 55th American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, September 22-25 in Atlanta, Royal...

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