PET Imaging

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold standard for noninvasive detection of coronary ischemia and infarcts. However, the high ra...

September 24, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system.

The past year saw the release of several new, innovative technologies to improve nuclear imaging in both positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). 

GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Q.Clear technology, which is designed to provide up to two times improvement in both quantitative accuracy and image quality in PET/CT imaging. 

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There have been several technology advances in PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) systems recently introduced by vendors. On the show...
501(k)-cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), GE Healthcare's Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed
GE Healthcare's Discovery* IQ^ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system enable both outstanding image quality and...
Based on Philips’ proprietary digital photon counting technology, the Vereos PET/CT is the first PET/CT system in the industry to use...
Siemens Healthcare has introduced Biograph mCT Flow, a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system that...

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There have been several technology advances in PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) systems recently introduced by vendors. On the show...
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Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold...
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