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With new CPT reimbursement codes for cardiac computed tomography (CT) starting in January 2010, there will likely be renewed interest in CT this coming year.

Our profession faces one of the most significant crises in its history,” said Michael Graham, M.D., president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM), regarding the shortage of nuclear medicine...

In recent years, the U.S. cardiac device market has focused on dynamics in the drug-eluting stent (DES) segment – including events ranging from the 2006 BASKET-LATE trial that caused a tremendous...

Ruptured vulnerable plaque (VP) is blamed for the majority of acute myocardial infarctions and many strokes, but there is extensive debate over which modalities are best suited to detect these...

In the pre-clinicial trial Expanding the Versatility of Cardiac PET/CT: Feasibility of Delayed Contrast Enhancement CT for Infarct Detection in a Porcine Model (Holz1, A., et al)*, researchers...

June 16, 2009 - In response to the molybdenum 99 (Mo-99) supply shortage, Covidien sent out a letter to its customers informing them of the anticipated Covidien generator and unit dose (UD) Tc 99m...

Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) using single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) is an application that has been recently bolstered by the development of...

If the case went to court for whether positron emission tomography (PET) or single, photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is better suited for myocardial perfusion imaging, experts say the...

Medrad hopes to thrust new life into molecular imaging with its 510(k) pending FDG-PET power injector system called Intego, designed to promote greater accuracy in dose injection and which...

New York’s Mount Sinai Heart has it all: a star-studded line-up of internationally renowned physicians, scientists and educators, cutting-edge research and unparalleled clinical services. Their...