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Positron Corporation entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of Cape Town, South Africa. The supply agreement contracts the procurement of raw material, strontium...

GE Healthcare has initiated a Class I recall of all its nuclear imaging systems and called for its systems to not be operated until the vendor can inspect the scanner. The recall follows the death...

PET vs SPECT, flurpiridaz

Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) has been shown to be superior to single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). Nevertheless, widespread clinical...

Just when positron emission tomography (PET) appears to be eclipsing single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) for cardiac imaging, new advances make SPECT more attractive. Both...

Mirada Medical collaborators has presented new positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) research. The software supports both the hardware hybrid scanners and provides...

MIM Software Inc. has introduced a new version of MIM Encore that provides a single platform for viewing positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (...

Siemens Healthcare has introduced the world’s first xSPECT system — combines the high sensitivity of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with the high specificity of computed...

UltraSPECT announced the installation of its proprietary Wide Beam Reconstruction (WBR) software at nearly 10 healthcare facilities. The installations came as a result of the recent...

Siemens Healthcare has introduced Biograph mCT Flow, a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system that, for the first time ever, overcomes the limitations of...

Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging was found only in research institutes, but little by little the technology has expanded into...

Syntermed Inc. has been awarded 510(k) clearance for Emory Cardiac Toolbox version 4.0. "One of the many things that makes Emory Toolbox 4.0 different is SmartReport, the first-ever, cloud-...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance to Medical Imaging Electronics (MiE) and Nuclear Imaging Services (NIS) ECAT Scintron. It is the only upgrade path available to...

Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems

Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation systems. The PosiRx 3000-Series are the first systems to automate and encompass the complete...

CardioPET

The next generation of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agents will herald an age when PET will eclipse single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) as the “go to” modality for...

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) testified at a U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing that examined options for repealing the sustainable growth...

UltraSPECT has announced its distribution agreement with PharmaLogic for the sale of UltraSPECT’s cardiac and bone imaging applications. The agreement will enable PharmaLogic to provide...

Sen. Stan Bingham and Sen. Wesley Meredith have introduced a bill in the North Carolina legislature that will require individuals to secure a license before performing medical imaging and...

Cardiolite vials

Lantheus Medical Imaging has entered into a new agreement with Fujifilm RI Pharma (FRI) to license and distribute Cardiolite (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi for...

An estimated 5,000 nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals are expected to gather in June for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)...

Chalk River Labs

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will commence a 30-day planned shutdown for inspection and maintenance of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River, Ontario, starting...