PET-MRI

PET-MRI combines positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into one imaging system. Positron emission tomography–magnetic resonance imaging (PET-MRI) is a hybrid imaging technology that incorporates magnetic resonance imaging soft tissue morphological imaging and positron emission tomography functional imaging.

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 integrate...
News | May 21, 2007
May 22, 2007 - Siemens Medical Solutions recently showed a prototype of the world's first fully functioning imaging...
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 can...
Feature | August 29, 2006
What impact will this newest fusion modality — PET/MR — have on imaging and the industry? Siemens has a device...