The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has been named a qualified provider-led entity (PLE) under the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria program for advanced diagnostic imaging...
Siemens Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Biograph Horizon positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system, which...
Zevacor Molecular (Zevacor), manufacturer and distributor of positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) radiopharmaceuticals, announced the arrival of a...
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has received approval to begin routine production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) facility in Columbia, Missouri.
A PET-CT cardiac perfusion exam from a Siemens Biography scanner. The black and white areas of the image show the CT imaging of the anatomy. The colored portion shows the PET overlay on the myocardium and is color-coded to show tracer uptake values. This can show areas of the heart muscle where there are perfusion defects cause by infarcts or coronary artery blockages due to a heart attack and help determine the severity of the ischemia.