PET-CT

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

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 child...
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 we...
 PET CT Siemens supplied Neuro VPCT ASplus
Feature | August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012 — The growth rate of positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/computed tomography (CT) medical...
 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...
Technology | August 21, 2012
August 21, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced that its syngo.PET Amyloid Plaque proprietary software has received...

PET images produced using florbetapir, which highlights beta-amyloid plaques, show the brains of a cognitively normal subject (top left); an amyloid-positive patient with Alzheimers disease (top right); a patient with mild cognitive impairment (bottom left) and a patient with mild cognitive impairment who progressed to dementia during a multi-center 18-month study (bottom right). Image courtesy of the journal Neurology

Blog | July 27, 2012
When I was a kid, living in a mid-size Wisconsin town, my family would drive the mile or so from our home to the Lake...
News | July 27, 2012
July 27, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare (booth 707) will be at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association of...
SNM 2012 Image of the Year
News | June 20, 2012
June 20, 2012 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine’s (SNM) 2012 Image of the Year illustrates the effectiveness of Bi-213-...
Technology | June 15, 2012
June 15, 2012 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) 2012, GE Healthcare showcased Q.Suite on both the new...
Philips Demonstrates Innovations in Nuclear Imaging With Applications for IntelliSpace Portal
News | June 08, 2012
June 8, 2012 — At this year’s SNM Annual Meeting, June 9-13, Philips Healthcare is highlighting its portfolio of...
News | June 07, 2012
June 7, 2012 – For those with esophageal cancer, initial staging of the disease is of particular importance as it...
PET/CT: A Dynamic Duo
Feature | May 03, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
Since it was named “Invention of the Year” by TIME magazine in 2000, positron emission tomography/computed tomography (...
high res new mct

GE Healthcare offers the Discovery PET/CT 600, which is suitable for oncology, including radiation treatment planning and monitoring.

Feature | May 03, 2012 | Neru Munshi, Ph.D., Medical Research Associate, Medical Imaging, Perceptive Informatics Inc.
Multimodality imaging in medicine can provide a physician with tools for making an accurate diagnosis prior to making...
Varian, Siemens Announce Global Collaboration

Siemens' Somatom Definition Flash CT system

News | April 26, 2012
April 25, 2012 – Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare today announced the signing of a strategic global...
Technology | April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012 — GE Healthcare this week announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of...
Technology | February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared the...