SPECT-CT

SPECT-CT combines single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) gamma cameras and computed tomography (CT) into one imaging system. 

Whole Body PET

Coronary CTA on the Somatom Force produces high-resolution stent imaging with a 0.18 second scan at 70 kV exposing the patient to just 0.43 mSv. The patient's heart rate varied between 58 to 70 bmp during the exam. Color image shows two long stents. The curved MPR image in grayscale shows the details in the LAD stent. Image provided by Siemens Healthcare, copyright Institut fur Klinische Radiologie und Nuklearmedicin, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim der Univesitat Heidelberg

Feature | February 03, 2014 | Greg Freiherr

What was once diagnostic imaging is on track to becoming much more. Radiology is on the verge of a new era in which...

Thomas Jefferson University Concussions Nuclear Imaging SPECT
News | January 29, 2014
January 29, 2014 — Researchers are seeking to understand what happens inside the living brain after a concussion.  In a...
nuclear imaging spect spect/ct IMV
Feature | December 26, 2013
December 26, 2013 — A report released by IMV Medical Information Division found that providers of...
Siemens, Siemens logo, Siemens Healthcare
News | October 01, 2013

October 1, 2013 — Based on its recent analysis of the molecular imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes...

Moving Awareness to Action in Nuclear Medicine Dose
Feature | September 27, 2013 | E. Gordon DePuey, M.D., director of nuclear medicine, St. Luke?s-Roosevelt Hospital, N.Y
The call for dose reduction in nuclear medicine continues to find its voice, with both the Society of Nuclear Medicine...
Patient Killed During Nuclear Imaging Scan and GE Healthcare initiated a Class I recall of several of its nuclear imaging systems. SPEC Scanner kills patient.

The gamma camera portion of SPECT/CT systems (the box-shaped structures mounted to the front of the CT gantry) can weigh well over 1,000 pounds.

Feature | September 13, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Diagnostic imaging is generally considered safe and noninvasive, so it is extremely unusual for a patient to die...

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 (...

Feature | June 20, 2013

June 20, 2013 – No matter where they have hidden, metastatic prostate cancer cells still express some of the same...

News | June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013 — By targeting both bone cell activity and immune response and improving imaging data interpretation,...

Feature | June 17, 2013

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s 2013 Annual Meeting marks the unveiling of the successful...

Technology | June 12, 2013

June 12, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare has introduced its xSPECT system that combines the high sensitivity of...

Image Reconstruction Software
News | June 12, 2013

June 12, 2013 — UltraSPECT, a provider of nuclear medicine (NM) image reconstruction technology that...

Feature | June 11, 2013

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

Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems
Technology | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation...

News | April 05, 2013

 

April 5, 2013 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced that collaborators at Molecular Neuroimaging LLC...

SNMMI Launches Online Dose Optimization Resource
Feature | March 26, 2013

March 26, 2013 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) launched a new online resource for...

News | March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced last month the first global commercial installation of its Optima NM/CT 640...

Nuclear Imaging Choosing Wisely Five Questions Testing PET/SPECT Systems
Feature | February 26, 2013

February 26, 2013 — The Society of ...

Technology | February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013 — Nuclear Medicine Information Systems LLC (NMIS) and BioDose LLC have been renamed and rebranded...