PET-CT

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

GE Healthcare Recalls Many of its Nuclear Imaging Systems
Feature | July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013 — GE Healthcare has initiated a Class I recall of most of its SPECT nuclear imaging systems and called...

PET vs. SPECT, nuclear imaging advances with BFPET

BFPET demonstrates higher resolution in the evaluation of myocardial perfusion in this series of images contrasting the results of a PET scan done with FluoroPharma's fluorine-18 based agent and a SPECT study done with sestamibi. Images were captured during an investigator-initiated study of BFPET conducted at 301 Hospital in Beijing, China.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Just when positron emission tomography (PET) appears to be eclipsing single photon emission computed tomography (...

News | July 08, 2013

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is disappointed in the draft Medicare decision from...

Technology | June 11, 2013

June 11, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare has introduced Biograph mCT Flow, a...

Personalized Medicine Gets Up to Bat

Molecular imaging with PET/CT is leading off a new era of personalized medicine (photo courtesy of GE Healthcare).

Feature | June 11, 2013 | Greg Freiherr

In an increasingly impersonal world, where Facebook counts the number of friends we have and texting takes the place...

Feature | June 11, 2013

June 10, 2013 – Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR)...

News | May 02, 2013

May 2, 2013 — Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may be detected and...

Woe is PET/MR

PET/MR: better together or apart? Image courtesy of Siemens, provided by University of Geneva

Blog | March 13, 2013

What a difference a few decades makes. In the early-1980s radiologists couldn’t wait to get their hands on an MR...

Bayer Enters Agreement to Expand Markets for Medrad Intego PET Infusion System
News | March 05, 2013

March 5, 2013 - Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron...

 Breast Cancer Ribbon_iStock
Feature | January 04, 2013

Jan. 2, 2013 -– New research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows that 18F-...

PET/CT routinely plays an essential role in staging and monitoring a wide range of cancers, including lymphoma and the lung. But it has specific and significant limitations.

PET/CT routinely plays an essential role in staging and monitoring a wide range of cancers, including lymphoma and the lung. But it has specific and significant limitations.

Blog | November 20, 2012

In a skeptical world, old maxims fall hard. Photojournalists can attest to that. Seeing today is anything but...

Hybrid Imaging: The Best of Both Worlds

This SPECT/CT study clearly shows ischemia in the heart.

Feature | November 20, 2012 | Lalitha Ramanna, M.D., FACNM

The introduction of hybrid technology — positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and single-photon...

Technology | November 09, 2012

At RSNA 2012, Philips Nuclear Medicine is introducing new clinical innovations for its positron emission tomography/...

Philips Healthcare Ambient Experience RSNA 2012
Technology | November 06, 2012

The Philips Healthcare Ambient Experience integrates architecture, design and enabling technologies, such as dynamic...

Blog | October 11, 2012

With its million-dollar scanners and their mushrooming use in recent years, medical imaging has become the poster...

Clinical Trial NIH NCI PET/CT Systems Standardization
News | October 03, 2012

October 3, 2012 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a five-year...

Blog | August 29, 2012

We want absolutes; things we can depend on; certainties in an unfortunately uncertain world. It’s the kind of faith...

 PET CT Siemens supplied Neuro VPCT ASplus
Feature | August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012 — The growth rate of ...

 Positron radioisotopes low-res
Feature | August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012 — Positron Corp., a molecular imaging healthcare company, announced the submission of a drug master...