Nuclear Imaging

Molecular imaging, also called nuclear imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracersPET-CTSPECT-CT, and PET-MRI

Philips, RSNA 2016, IQon spectral CT

IQon Spectral CT image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Information Technology | October 13, 2016
October 13, 2016 — Philips announced that it will be displaying a variety of solutions aimed at increasing diagnostic...
University of Arizona, Cubresa, NuPET, PET/MRI scanner installed, tumor assessment

Panel A shows a flank A549 lung tumor in a nude mouse with combined 18F-FDG PET uptake (signal intensity in color) and T2-weighted anatomical MRI (grayscale). Panel B shows a similar tumor image with a relative permeability map for the tumor (color code) overlaid on a corresponding anatomical MRI reference. Regions identified as necrotic were not included in the DCE MRI analysis. Image courtesy of the University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging.

News | PET-MRI | October 13, 2016
October 13, 2016 — Cubresa Inc. recently announced the successful installation of their compact positron emission...
radiology

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Blog | Radiology Imaging | October 12, 2016
We know where imaging has been. We think it’s going to a better place. But exactly when it will get there and what it...
Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, RSNA 2016, SafeCT Enterprise, SafeCT Dose Reporting
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 06, 2016
October 6, 2016 — Medic Vision is exhibiting at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...
Blackford Analysis, Smart Localizer, radiologic imaging comparison software, PACS, SIIM, RSNA 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | October 05, 2016
October 5, 2016 — Blackford Analysis officially launched its Smart Localizer product at the Society for Imaging...
silos

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Blog | Radiology Imaging | October 05, 2016
Ever knock down a silo? You have to be quick. And lucky. Very … very … lucky. Maybe that’s why there are so many silos...
GE Healthcare, Discovery MI PET/CT system, FDA clearance, RSNA 2016
Technology | PET-CT | October 05, 2016
October 5, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery MI...
PET imaging
Feature | Radiation Oncology | October 04, 2016 | By Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D., Chadwick L. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., Katherine Binzel, Ph.D. and Jun Zhang, Ph.D.
Precision medicine is not only a buzzword, it is a call to action to radically advance our capabilities in the era of...
Celesteion PET/CT
News | PET-CT | October 03, 2016
October 1, 2016 — To advance clinical care for its customers, Toshiba’s Celesteion PET/CT system delivers a more...
PET probes, breast cancer, surface receptor changes, MGH study, Memorial Sloan Kettering

After molecularly targeted therapy with an AKT inhibitor, the receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) HER3 increases in this particular tumor, but the RTK EGFR does not. In this example, starting HER3 inhibitor therapy in addition to AKT inhibitor therapy is likely to be beneficial, but the addition of EGFR inhibitor therapy is not likely to be beneficial for treating this tumor. Image courtesy of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

News | Nuclear Imaging | September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016 — Cancer biologists know that inhibitor-mediated feedback loop changes (increased expression of a...
Alzheimer's, ADNI3 study, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, NIH grant, MRI, PET, biomarkers
Feature | Neuro Imaging | September 09, 2016
September 9, 2016 — The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) recently launched into its next phase, ADNI3...
patient centricity

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Blog | Radiology Imaging | September 07, 2016
Radiology cannot stay where it is. Yet threats make it dangerous to move.  The adoption of picture archiving and...
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 | Radiology Imaging | September 07, 2016 | By Kirill Shalyaev, Ph.D.
Advanced imaging and hybrid modalities, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron...
Axumin, fluciclovine F-18 injection, first injection, Northside Hospital Atlanta
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 07, 2016
September 7, 2016 — Blue Earth Diagnostics announced that the first post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 06, 2016
September 6, 2016 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with...
ASNC, SNMMI, position statement, myocardial perfusion PET, coronary artery disease
News | PET Imaging | September 01, 2016
September 1, 2016 — The American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and...
iDISCO, Alzheimer’s, pathology imaging

Example of the iDISCO technique to image brain samples containing Alzheimer’s disease, which could have major impact on treatment. For more inages and videos view the article online at www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(16)30814-2

News | Neuro Imaging | August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016 — Rockefeller University researchers have used a recently-developed imaging technique that makes tissue...
Valiance X12, SPECT/CT, CZT detectors, clinical trial

Tc99m MDP SPECT bone study images of a 35 year old male with right ankle pain. Top: Valiance X12. Bottom: Analog SPECT. Image courtesy of Molecular Dynamics.

News | SPECT-CT | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Molecular Dynamics has successfully completed the first phase of a clinical trial to evaluate the...
PET, depression, neurogenesis, brain imaging, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technology study
News | PET Imaging | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — A new non-invasive positron emission tomography (PET) technique can obtain images of neuron...
Fraunhofer MEVIS, real-time brain animation, MRI, CT

Image courtesy of Fraunhofer MEVIS

Technology | Nuclear Imaging | August 08, 2016
July 28, 2016 — Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, are...