Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for nuclear and molecular imaging agents, radiotracers and radiopharmaceuticals used in PET or SPECT imaging. This includes advances in myocardiac perfusion agents.

News | August 09, 2013

August 9, 2013 — Positron Corporation entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of...

Feature | July 26, 2013 | Jamshid Maddahi, M.D., FACC, FASNC, and René R. S. Packard, M.D.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of death in modern industrialized countries. Assessments of regional...
This is a BFPET PET nuclear cardiac imaging scan for myocardial perfusion, nuclear cardiology

BFPET demonstrates higher resolution in the evaluation of myocardial perfusion in this series of images contrasting the results of a PET scan done with FluoroPharma's fluorine-18 based agent and a SPECT study done with sestamibi. Images were captured during an investigator-initiated study of BFPET conducted at 301 Hospital in Beijing, China.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Just when positron emission tomography (PET) appears to be eclipsing single photon emission computed tomography (...

Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems
Technology | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation...

Cardiolite vials
News | April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging has entered into a new agreement with Fujifilm RI Pharma (FRI) to license...

Chalk River Labs
News | April 08, 2013

April 8, 2013 — Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will commence a 30-day planned shutdown for inspection and...

News | April 01, 2013

April 1, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a new supply contract with the Belgium-based Institute for...

FDA Approval GE Healthcare's AdreView Nuclear Imaging SPECT systems
Technology | March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new indication...

LEU TechneLite generator
Feature | March 06, 2013

As the U.S. government works to strengthen its global nuclear security strategy by eliminating potential sources of...

Lantheus LEU TechneLite generator Mo-99 Nuclear Imaging Radiopharmeceuticals
Technology | January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. has added a low-enriched uranium (LEU) TechneLite (technetium Tc...

Feature | December 26, 2012

December 26 , 2012 — Congress last week affirmed its dedication to securing a sustainable, domestic supply of...

News | November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. and two medical isotope producers have agreed to work together to...

News | October 25, 2012

October 25, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced it has extended its contract with Nordion to supply...

News | September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012  – Positron Corp. announced that Jubilant DraxImage Inc., a Jubilant Life Sciences company, and...

Blog | September 04, 2012

Like an eyewitness to a freight train bearing down on a rocket fuel truck at a railroad crossing, I couldn’t avoid...

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