SPECT-CT

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

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...

New Cardiovascular Imaging Text Book Focuses on the Patient

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging. Zamorano, J.L. Bax, J.J. Rademakers, F.E. Knuuti, J. (Eds.).

News | December 29, 2009

December 29, 2009 - Imaging is at the heart of diagnostic procedures and is the focus of the "ESC Textbook of...

PET, SPECT Capture Cell Death in 3D
News | December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009 - The Medical College of Wisconsin will license a novel molecular imaging technology designed to...