PET-MRI

PET-MRI combines positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into one imaging system.

News | January 12, 2011

January 12, 2011 — Sudden, catastrophic childhood epilepsy is a parent’s worst nightmare, especially in the...

One of the oddest items seen on the show floor was a cross-section of a real horse head preserved in plastic.

One of the oddest items seen on the show floor was a cross-section of a real horse head preserved in plastic.

Feature | December 08, 2010 | Dave Fornell

 

Over the past several years, the focus on new technology at the annual Radiological Society of North...

Scanner Simultaneously Acquires MR, PET Data
News | December 01, 2010

December 1, 2010 – One of the world's first whole-body MR/PET systems was introduced at the RSNA 2010...

News | November 24, 2010

November 24, 2010 — Software fusion technologies to support magnetic resonance-positron emission tomography...

News | November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010 – A new whole-body, integrated magnetic resonance imaging/positron emission tomography (...

Hybrid Imaging Systems are the Focus at MEDICA 2010
News | September 01, 2010

September 1, 2010 - Two devices in one is one of the mega trends in imaging diagnostics. The spectrum...

PET/MRI: The Modality of Choice?

Siemens is developing the Magnetom Trio PET/MRI system. The product is under development and not commercially available in the U.S., and its future availability cannot be ensured. The images above show a patient with a neoplasm.

Feature | August 27, 2010 | Cristen Bolan

In scientific research, sometimes simply connecting two points with a line is enough to paint the big...

News | July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 – A new research and development center for medical imaging systems recently opened at...

Philips PET MRI Dual Systems low res

Philips Healthcare's PET/MR system is in clinical trials.

News | June 08, 2010

June 8, 2010 - A breakthrough in hybrid medical imaging that will provide data for advancing diagnosis of...

Imaging Outlook 2010

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Siemens SOMATOM CT and CT Neuro Engine offer a solution for many aspects of neuroradiology.

Feature | November 11, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan

With the combined impact of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA), the credit crisis, the economic slowdown, and the...

HYPERImage Team Builds New Gamma Ray Detectors for Hybrid PET/MR
News | October 30, 2009

October 30, 2009 - As leader of the European Union funded HYPERImage research project, Royal Philips Electronics...

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News | March 03, 2009

March 4, 2009 – INFINITT will present Xelis, a new line of clinical imaging tools using volume rendering and other...

News | December 10, 2008

December 10, 2008 - Zecotek Photonics Inc. said today that it has received the Frost & Sullivan 2009 Enabling...

News | March 24, 2008

March 24, 2008 - Researchers have developed a three-dimensional scanner that combines positron emission tomography...

MR-PET Opens New Doors for Neurology

A computer-aided diagnosis system by Philips Medical Systems automatically interprets PET brain scans of patients suspected of having a neurodegenerative disease.

Feature | September 06, 2007 | Amy M. Ballard, MEd

In most cases, neurodegenerative diseases are detected after the patient has already suffered the majority of neural...

Winning Combinations - Hybrids Make Imaging a One-Stop Shop

Hybrids such as GE's Discovery VCT marry the high-speed, high-resolution capabilities of CT with the metabolic and physiologic capabilities of PET.

Feature | September 06, 2007

The continued merging of imaging modalities such as PET/CT, SPECT/CT and MR-PET enable clinicians to better...

News | May 21, 2007

May 22, 2007 - Siemens Medical Solutions recently showed a prototype of the world's first fully functioning...

Real-time imaging allows users to acquire a new MR image during surgery after the brain has shifted, providing a more accurate view of the brain.

Real-time imaging allows users to acquire a new MR image during surgery after the brain has shifted, providing a more accurate view of the brain.

Feature | November 09, 2006 | Cristen C. Bolan

When a hospital or freestanding outpatient facility purchases a CT or an MR system, it needs an infrastructure that...

Feature | August 29, 2006

What impact will this newest fusion modality — PET/MR — have on imaging and the industry? Siemens has a device...