PET-CT

PET-CT combines positron emission tomography (PET) detectors and computed tomography (CT) into one imaging system. 

PET/CT, lung cancer, follow-up, tumor tracking, nuclear imaging, trial
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reveals a high value for scans which could lead...
Blog | February 01, 2015
We have entered a time in this country when more powerful is not necessarily better, when we can do more than we need...
News | January 08, 2015
January 8, 2015 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "MediPoint: Nuclear Imaging - PET and SPECT...
Nuclear imaging, PET/CT, Clinical Trial/Study, RSNA 2014

PET/CT on the left and an MRI on the right demonstrating the relative locations of both the Hypothalamus and the Pituitary.

News | December 05, 2014
December 5, 2014 — Hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the pituitary...
Sketch of original Houndsfield CT scanner.

Godfrey Hounsfield created the prototype for the CT scanner.

Feature | November 06, 2014 | Greg Freiherr
Physicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago were as stunned in 1979 by Godfrey Hounsfield’s exclamation as...
Nuclear Medicine is the New Personalized Medicine

Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Blog | October 03, 2014
Remember the race to map the human genome, when the widest international collaboration in history went up against the...
GE Healthcare Announces FDA Clearance of Discovery IQ PET/CT
Technology | September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery...
News | August 06, 2014
August 6, 2014 — A new clinical study diagnosing infection in patients with pancreatic fluid collections may swiftly...
Feature | July 02, 2014 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) recently held its annual meeting in St. Louis. It...
Videos | Nuclear Imaging | June 20, 2014
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares his choices for the most innovative new technologies in nuclear imaging that were on...
Blog | June 19, 2014
There were several interesting studies coming out of the 2014 meeting for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular...
Videos | Nuclear Imaging | June 19, 2014
Satoshi Minoshima, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Scientific Committee...
Philips Vereos Digital PET/CT Has Improved Detector Performance
News | June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 — Philips Healthcare recently introduced Vereos PET/CT, the first digital PET/CT (positron emission...
GE Healthcare Unveils Upgradeable PET/CT System
Feature | June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014 — GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography)...
Toshiba Re-enters U.S. Nuclear Imaging Market With New PET/CT System
News | June 09, 2014
June 9, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced the release of its Celesteion system for positron...
Technology | June 09, 2014
June 9, 2014 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare...
 picasso woman with green hat.
Feature | June 03, 2014 | Greg Freiherr
An art critic once wrote, “If all women resembled those painted by Picasso, the Earth would be depopulated toward the...
Symbia, Intevo, SPECT/CT, Siemens

The Symbia Intevo SPECT/CT is the first system to integrate SPECT and CT into a unified dataset for much improved image quality.

Feature | May 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha and Dave Fornell
The past year saw the release of several new, innovative technologies to improve nuclear imaging in both positron...
Improvements in PET/CT Systems

The Siemens Biograph mCT Flow PET/CT system.

Feature | May 01, 2014 | Raissa Rocha
Since entering the market in 2001, PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) has come a long way in...
News | April 29, 2014
April 29, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced the first seven markets where Vizamyl (Flutemetamol F18 injection), a...