SPECT-CT

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

Philips to Display Hybrid Imaging at SNM
News | April 22, 2011
April 22, 2011 – At the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s annual meeting, Philips will highlight several new imaging...
News | April 19, 2011
SNM's Clinical Trials Network (CTN) last week validated its 100th scanner, an important milestone in CTN's two-and-a-...
SPECT Upgrade Significantly Cuts Exam Time
News | April 08, 2011
April 8, 2011 – At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Siemens...
GE Healthcare Acquires CZT Detector Company

Discovery NMCT 570C

News | November 15, 2010
November 15, 2010 — With regard to its molecular imaging business, GE Healthcare announced an agreement to acquire the...
News | November 10, 2010
November 10, 2010 – During RSNA 2010, GE Healthcare will announce the availability of the Discovery NM/CT 670, an...
Time for a New Normal in Nuclear Cardiology?

Hartford Hospital performs about 1,000 CardioGen-82 PET MPI scans per year.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | October 05, 2010 | April Mann, BA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)
As production of molybdenum-99 returns to normal with the Canadian Chalk River Laboratories reactor back online and the...
News | September 08, 2010
September 8, 2010 — A series of studies published in the September Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) show that...
Technology | August 02, 2010
Siemens showcased multiple technologies and software solutions at SNM 2010, all designed to increase patient safety and...
European Sites to Meet Demand for Molybdenum
News | June 08, 2010
June 8, 2010 - Since August of 2009, Lantheus Medical Imaging has been exploring options to obtain additional...
Low-Dose Technology Added to SPECT/CT Scanner
Technology | June 07, 2010
June 7, 2010 – Low-dose, flat-panel computed tomography (CT) iterative reconstruction was added to the BrightView XCT...
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News | June 03, 2010
June 3, 2010 – A single photon emission tomography (SPECT) system may significantly reduce patient and staff...
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 justify...
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 be able...
 Model 802 Gillian QA Phantom lo res
Technology | May 11, 2010
May 11, 2010 - Hybrid scanning systems are increasingly being used to improve tumor identification, treatment...
CMS Raises SPECT, Cardiac CT Reimbursement
News | May 09, 2010
May 10, 2010 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just released a technical correction to the 2010...
A novel imaging agent for PET, BMS747158 detects more ischemia than technetium SPECT/CT imaging.

A novel imaging agent for PET, BMS747158 detects more ischemia than technetium SPECT/CT imaging.

Feature | May 05, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan
When digital electronic devices are first released on the market, they are sold at a premium. Gradually, as their...
Portable Nuclear Imaging System Expands Utility, Performance
Technology | April 27, 2010
April 27, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week cleared a large field-of-view, general-purpose...
PET, SPECT Identify Patients for Targeted Breast Cancer Therapy

Siemens Inveon PET

News | April 22, 2010
April 22, 2010 - Researchers came one step closer to improving the selection of patients for targeted breast cancer...
News | April 19, 2010
April 19, 2010 - President Barak Obama signed a bill granting temporary relief through June 1, 2010, from looming...
Cardiac SPECT Camera Reduces Time, Radiation
News | April 14, 2010
April 14, 2010 – The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has become the first facility in the United States to...