Biodex Medical Systems demonstrated its new Atomlab 500 Plus system at the 2010 Society of Nuclear Medicine meeting. The system combines a dose calibrator, quality assurance calibrator and wipe test counter for radiopharmacies, medical physicists and nuclear imaging specialists.
Biodex - Dose Calibrator
Researchers are using the tracer, which is injected into a patient, then seen with a PET scan, to see if it is possible to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy in living patients. In this image, warmer colors indicate a higher concentration of the tracer, which binds to abnormal proteins in the brain. Credit UCLA Health.