SPECT-CT

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

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...

News | November 10, 2010

November 10, 2010 – During RSNA 2010, GE Healthcare will announce the availability of the Discovery NM/CT...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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News | June 03, 2010

June 3, 2010 – A single photon emission tomography (SPECT) system may significantly reduce patient and...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

News | April 19, 2010

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

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...

Dual-isotope imaging: reduced-dose, shorter-scan-time stress images acquired with 20 mCi Tc-99m at 10 sec/frame. Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic.

Dual-isotope imaging: reduced-dose, shorter-scan-time stress images acquired with 20 mCi Tc-99m at 10 sec/frame. Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic.

News | March 09, 2010

March 9, 2010 – As an alternative to the technetium (Tc-99M) isotope used in many nuclear imaging studies,...

Image Reconstruction Software Helps Reduce Dose in Nuclear Cardiology
News | February 02, 2010

February 2, 2010 - Two protocols for reduced-dose cardiac imaging, without compromising image quality, may help...

cardiolite Tc-99
News | January 26, 2010

January 26, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) selected...