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

The first image of a black hole in space compared to a cardiac nuclear perfusion exam, showing the black hole of the left ventricle.

The first image of a black hole in space compared to a cardiac nuclear perfusion exam, showing the black hole of the left ventricle. Both the black hole and the cardiac scan show signs of a ischemic perfusion defect. 

Blog | Nuclear Imaging | May 03, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
This week, cardiologists learned for the first time they have been examining black holes for decades and did not know ...
NIH Study of Brain Energy Patterns Provides New Insights into Alcohol Effects

NIH scientists present a new method for combining measures of brain activity (left) and glucose consumption (right) to study regional specialization and to better understand the effects of alcohol on the human brain. Image courtesy of Ehsan Shokri-Kojori, Ph.D., of NIAAA.

News | Neuro Imaging | March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 — Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves...
Videos | Nuclear Imaging | March 22, 2019
Raza Alvi, M.D., a research fellow in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been involved in a study of a...
Improving Molecular Imaging Using a Deep Learning Approach
News | Nuclear Imaging | March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019  — Generating comprehensive molecular images of organs and tumors in living organisms can be performed...
PET Scans Show Biomarkers Could Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy
News | PET Imaging | March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 — A new study of positron emission tomography (PET) scans has identified a biomarker that may accurately...
Researchers Create New Method for Developing Cancer Imaging Isotopes

Prototype fluidic system for zirconium-89 purification. Image taken through a hot cell window at the Department of Radiology, University of Washington. Image courtesy of Matthew O’Hara, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 — A team of researchers at the University of Washington announced they developed a new automated system...
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)...
Siemens Healthineers Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Digitalization at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — At the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) global conference and...
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...
Siemens Healthineers Showcases syngo Virtual Cockpit for More Flexible Workforce Management
News | Teleradiology | November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018 — During the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North...
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’...