PET-MRI

PET-MRI combines positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into one imaging system.

Feature | June 17, 2013
For patients with advanced breast cancer, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging can...
Mirada Medical PET/MRI Software is Highlighted in Multiple Research Studies
News | June 13, 2013
June 13, 2013 — Mirada Medical collaborators presentnew...
Feature | June 11, 2013
June 10, 2013 – Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging...
lung cancer

Lung imaging in a cancer case.

Feature | May 15, 2013 | David Faul, Ph.D.
Creating the world’s first and only simultaneous whole-body positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance (PET/MR)...
Texas Children's Hospital Offers PET/MRI Scanner to Better Diagnose Several Childhood Diseases
Feature | May 01, 2013
May 1, 2013 — Texas Children's Hospital is the first children's hospital in the United States to begin using a...
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...
Photo courtesy of Siemens
Feature | November 20, 2012 | Rohit Sood, M.D., Ph.D.
The last decade has seen a significant advancement in imaging technology due to developments in the hardware and...
U-Systems

U-Systems recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its somo*v automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue.

Feature | October 25, 2012 | Roberto Aranibar
  Over the last few years, new legislation mandating the inclusion of breast density findings in results letters sent...
GE Healthcare University of Wisconsin Scool of Medicine Imaging
Technology | October 05, 2012
October 5, 2012 — Imagine a place where doctors can tell patients in advance if cancer treatment will work for them,...

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...
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...
patient with lung cancer, MR/PET

In this patient with lung cancer, MR/PET clearly demonstrates an area of activity in the right apex, shown by the cross-hairs. No other areas are identified, indicating localized disease. The top rows depict MRAC images the bottom are fused MR/PET images.

Feature | May 29, 2012 | Pablo R. Ros, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Magnetic resonance/positron emission tomography (MR/PET) is the newest imaging modality falling within the category of...
Technology | December 28, 2011
December 28, 2011 — Mirada Medical will demonstrate their software magnetic resonance/positron emission tomography (MR/...
Philips Receives FDA Clearance to Market its PET/MR Imaging System in the U.S.
News | December 01, 2011
November 28, 2011 – Philips Healthcare announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...
The Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MR system

The Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MR system features separate PET and MRI scanners with one automated table gantry.

Feature | November 23, 2011 | Dave Fornell
The new imaging modality of positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was introduced in the U...
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News | September 28, 2011
September 28, 2011 – Researchers have a new weapon in their arsenal to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
Mediso Introduces First Integrated Whole-Body Preclinical PET/MRI Imager
News | September 13, 2011
September 13, 2011 – Mediso Medical Imaging Systems announced at the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) the...
Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital Deploys GE PET/MRI System
News | September 01, 2011
September 1, 2011 — Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) has selected GE Healthcare’s tri-modality imaging system...
Blog | August 11, 2011
In the yesteryears of over-optimism, when medical imaging was in its heyday, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) was...
Blog | July 21, 2011
Wielding an assortment of high-energy photons, ultrasonic waves and radiofrequencies, radiology has made a practice of...