SPECT-CT

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

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...
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, UltraSPECT...
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 enhance...
cardiolite Tc-99
News | January 26, 2010
January 26, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) selected GE...
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...
Technology | December 10, 2009
At RSNA 2009 Philips Healthcare featured the new Precedence SPECT/CT system, which unites high-end, multislice CT...
 Study Shows SPECT/CT Effective in Detecting Pulmonary Embolism
News | December 09, 2009
December 9, 2009 – Research published in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) suggests SPECT,...
Cardiac PET May Benefit from Drop in SPECT Reimbursement
News | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 - Positron Corp. predicts an industry wide demand for cardiac PET imaging, as a result of the...
Imaging Outlook 2010

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Siemens SOMATOM CT and CT Neuro Engine offer a solution for many aspects of neuroradiology.

Feature | November 11, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
With the combined impact of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA), the credit crisis, the economic slowdown, and the...
News | November 03, 2009
November 3, 2009 – By relying solely on a patient’s clinical risk profile or the results of one imaging test when...
FDA Reviews CorVue SPECT Pharmacologic Stress Agent
News | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 – King Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a complete...
GE Launches New 16-Slice SPECT/CT in Europe

Discovery NM/CT 670

Technology | October 12, 2009
October 11, 2009 – GE Healthcare announced the European launch of Discovery NM/CT 670, a hybrid imaging platform...
Positron Anticipates Cardiac PET Demand to Increase Due to Expanding Reimbursement
News | September 29, 2009
September 30, 2009 – Positron Corp. predicts a significant rise in demand for cardiac PET in 2010 with a proposed cut...
nveon is a Siemens preclinical imaging platform, providing integrated small animal PET, SPECT and CT

Inveon is a Siemens preclinical imaging platform, providing integrated small animal PET, SPECT and CT

News | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 - Siemens announced today the sixth annual “New Point of View” Preclinical Image of the Year awards...