SPECT-CT

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

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...
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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...
Cardiac PET Adoption  Gets a Boost

James K. ODonnell, M.D., director, division of nuclear medicine and PET in the radiology department of University Hospitals of Cleveland and an associate professor of radiology at Case Western Reserve University.

Feature | September 17, 2009
“Our profession faces one of the most significant crises in its history,” said Michael Graham, M.D., president of the...
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News | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 - Inflation rates for healthcare supplies are projected to remain unchanged through 2010,...
inSPira HD is a portable high resolution SPECT system.

inSPira HD is a portable high resolution SPECT system.

Technology | September 01, 2009
September 1, 20009 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for a new portable high-...
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News | August 04, 2009
August 4, 2009 - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a...
SPECT Calcium Scoring May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk
News | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 – Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary...
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News | July 08, 2009
July 8, 2009 - As part of its ongoing support of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging research, SNM—an international...