Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Themed Blog Series by Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
How to Achieve the Quantitative Promise of PET/CT

Image courtesy Siemens Healthcare

The good news for molecular imaging is that the latest generation of PET/CT can visualize more and subtler signs of disease. Even better, these...
Why the Use of PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Requires Thinking Outside the Box

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The intersection between PET/CT and radiation therapy is widening. And it is doing so in unanticipated ways. You might expect this hybrid’s potential...
Why Politics (and Money) Will Define the Next Generation of Scanners

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It’s been a long time since radiology focused just on the detection of disease. And it will never see those days again. Since the serendipitous...
Will PET/MR Ever Be Widely Adopted?

PET/MR images courtesy of GE Healthcare

In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three major vendors offer commercial...

Early detection of cancer lesions with the latest generation of PET/CT scanners supports improved patient management. Yet much of PET’s potential, particularly for following patients and as a component in PET/MR, remains unrealized. (Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Adopting medical technology because it is new or novel lost its luster a long time ago. It is little wonder then that positron emission tomography/...