Molecular Imaging

Nuclear imaging, also called molecular imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracers, PET-CT, SPECT-CT, and PET-MRI. Molecular imaging includes the field of nuclear medicine, which uses very small amounts of radioactive materials, or radiopharmaceuticals, to diagnose and treat disease.

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Biograph Vision PET/CT
News | PET-CT | March 06, 2019
March 5, 2019 — Siemens Healthineers’ new Biograph Vision positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)...
Sponsored Content | News | PET-CT | February 06, 2019
Technological advancements in positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) offer both clinicians and...
ImaginAb Enrolls First Patient in Phase II PET Agent Clinical Trial
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 - ImaginAb Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient in the Phase II clinical trial of the...
FDA Clears United Imaging Healthcare uExplorer Total-Body Scanner
Technology | PET-CT | January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 — United Imaging Healthcare (United Imaging) announced U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)...
MIM Software Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Molecular Radiotherapy Dosimetry
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 — MIM Software Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...
Videos | SPECT-CT | December 12, 2018
This is a walk around of the new Spectrum Dynamics Veriton SPECT-CT nuclear imaging system introduced at the 2018 ...
A 90-second brain acquisition with FDG radiotracer — comparison of digital (Vereos, left, 1 mm) and conventional (Gemini TF, 4 mm) images.

A 90-second brain acquisition with FDG radiotracer — comparison of digital (Vereos, left, 1 mm) and conventional (Gemini TF, 4 mm) images.

Sponsored Content | Blog | PET Imaging | December 11, 2018
Digital technology is opening remarkable opportunities for clinical positron emission tomography (PET) about which...
Spectrum Dynamics Sues GE for Theft, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
News | SPECT Imaging | December 06, 2018
December 6, 2018 — Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) cardiac imaging company Spectrum Dynamics filed a...
Subtle Medical Receives FDA Clearance, CE Mark for SubtlePET
Technology | PET Imaging | December 05, 2018
December 5, 2018 — Subtle Medical announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...
Mirada Medical Joins U.K. Consortium Exploring Healthcare AI
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 04, 2018
December 4, 2018 — Mirada Medical, a leading global brand in medical imaging software, will form part of an artificial...
GE Healthcare Recalls Millennium Nuclear Medicine Systems
News | Nuclear Imaging | November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018 — GE Healthcare announced it is recalling its Millennium Nuclear Medicine Systems due to an incident...
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Alzheimer's Years Before Diagnosis
News | Neuro Imaging | November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018 — Artificial intelligence (AI) technology improves the ability of brain imaging to predict Alzheimer’...
Researchers Awarded 2018 Canon Medical Systems USA/RSNA Research Grants
News | Radiology Imaging | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education (R&E) Foundation...
Subtle Medical Showcases Artificial Intelligence for PET, MRI Scans at RSNA 2018
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — At the 2018 Radiological Society of North America annual meeting (RSNA 2018), Nov. 25-30 in Chicago...
University of Missouri Research Reactor First U.S. I-131 Supplier in 30 Years

MURR is the only supplier of I 131 in the United States and the first U.S. supplier since the 1980s. Image courtesy of University of Missouri

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — The University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) recently shipped its first batch of Iodine-131 (...
MEDraysintell Projects Increasing Mergers and Acquisitions in Nuclear Medicine
News | Nuclear Imaging | November 07, 2018
November 7, 2018 — With the recent announcement by Novartis to acquire Endocyte , interest from the conventional...

PET images taken on Philips’ Vereos PET/CT at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb., show a lung lesion. Caveat: Because results may vary, “results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases,” Philips cautioned. Images courtesy of Omaha’s Methodist Hospital

Sponsored Content | Blog | PET Imaging | November 07, 2018
Precision can have an enormous impact on patients. From diagnosis to patient monitoring (see “How Digital PET/CT Can...
Feature | PET Imaging | November 07, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr
Positron emission tomography (PET) is getting ready to venture outside oncology, cardiology and mainstream neurology....
Sponsored Content | Podcast | PET Imaging | November 07, 2018
PET is getting ready to venture outside oncology, cardiology and mainstream neurology. High on the list of new clinical...
A PET/CT head and neck cancer scan.

A PET/CT head and neck cancer scan.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | November 05, 2018 | By Sabyasachi Ghosh
“Experimental validation implemented in real-life situations and not theoretical claims exaggerating small advantages...