PET-CT

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

Technology | June 07, 2010

June 7, 2010 – A program proactively monitors molecular imaging system performance online and in real-time...

The CT system on Siemens Biograph mCT can be used as a dedicated CT and as a hybrid PET/CT.

The CT system on Siemens Biograph mCT can be used as a dedicated CT and as a hybrid PET/CT.

Feature | June 02, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan

In these challenging economic times, hospitals are seeking to maximize their investment in technology. To...

Computed tomography colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy.

News | June 02, 2010

June 3, 2010 - Positron emission tomography (PET) combined with computed tomography colonography (CTC) may...

Program Remotely Monitors CT Tube Performance

Siemens Healthcare's Biograph mCT

News | May 25, 2010

May 25, 2010 - Whether detecting cancer, heart or brain imaging, renal exams or bone scans, physicians must...

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Technology | May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 - Hybrid scanning systems are increasingly being used to improve tumor identification,...

Aortic dissection (AD).

News | May 04, 2010

May 4, 2010 - Currently, using conventional imaging modalities to distinguish between acute and chronic aortic...

News | April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010 - Molecular imaging can help physicians identify aortic dissection and help guide treatment,...

News | April 19, 2010

April 19, 2010 - President Barak Obama signed a bill granting temporary relief through June 1, 2010, from...

Michael M. Graham, Ph.D., M.D., president of SNM.

Feature | April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded the Society of Nuclear...

News | April 05, 2010

April 5, 2010 - Physicians express concern that patient access to medical imaging exams could lead to...

News | April 05, 2010

April 5, 2010 - The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) will participate in a medical device...

News | April 01, 2010

April 2, 2010 – The FDA, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) are...

The ACR Commission on Quality and Safety is developing a dose registry to standardize dose use. Photo courtesy of Varian.

Feature | March 31, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan

Exposing patients to radiation for diagnostic imaging or radiation therapy is standard medical practice....

News | March 29, 2010

March 29, 2010 - As the applications in nuclear medicine become more widely adopted and a larger part of...

News | March 26, 2010

March 26, 2010 - For a patient with heart failure, checking whether the heart could benefit from bypass surgery or a...

18F-NaF PET image.

News | March 19, 2010

March 19, 2010 - To alleviate the effects of the global molybdenum shortage, a national network of 47...

Technology | March 15, 2010

March 15, 2010 - Researchers released new data from an National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored, multi-site...

Technology | March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010 - A new PET/CT (postitron emission tomography/computed tomography) system provides imaging...

Technology | March 10, 2010

March 10, 2010 - To help clinicians communicate about radiation dose exposure during radiological...

Feature | March 03, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan

Linking medical imaging to patient outcomes has long been a struggle for the medical community. But when...