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January 6, 2012 – Bracco Diagnostics said it plans to close out the recall process for its CardioGen-82 cardiac perfusion radiotracer with a list of actions to bring the product back to market.

January 5, 2012 – During RSNA 2011, TeraRecon Inc. demonstrated a suite of innovative tools for its iNtuition solution to support new applications for...

December 16, 2011 — Positron Corp. announced this week that on Dec. 12, 2011, its Attrius & Attrius L positron emission tomography (PET) scanners received approval for sale in Canada.

Philips Healthcare announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s first commercially available whole body positron emission tomography/magnetic...

November 18, 2011 – Stroke remains a major healthcare problem; it currently ranks as the third most common cause of death in Western nations, and this is only expected to increase as the...

November 9, 2011 – PETNET Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., has entered into a nationwide commercial agreement with Eli Lilly and Company that grants...

September 16, 2011 — Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time used several imaging techniques to prove the efficacy of a promising new treatment for...

September 14, 2011 – The Delaware Insurance Commissioner’s announcement that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (BCBSD) will support physicians’ use of an American College of Cardiology (ACC)...

August 23, 2011— UltraSPECT of Haifa, Israel, announced the sale of more than 10 of its wide beam reconstruction (WBR) software solutions to nuclear pharmaceutical supplier PCI for placement at...

August 18, 2011 - A new KLAS report, "Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) 2011-New Technologies in Focus," measures the innovative pairing of nuclear...

August 2, 2011 – An estimated 1.7 million clinical positron emission tomography (PET) patient studies were performed in the United States in 2010, according to a report just released by IMV...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare professionals to stop using CardioGen-82 for cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) scans. The manufacturer, Bracco...

July 13, 2011 – Based on its recent analysis of the medical imaging market, Siemens Healthcare was given the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Siemens'...
June 7, 2011 – This year at SNM 2011, Siemens Healthcare introduced Biograph mCT 20 Excel, on display for the first time in a nuclear medicine-focused meeting. Biograph mCT 20 Excel is the latest...
June 10, 2011 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s 58th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, June 4-8, Cardinal Health previewed The Center for the Advancement of Molecular Imaging (The Center), its new...
June 8, 2011 — GE Healthcare announced the Optima PET/CT 560, which offers efficiency and investment protection with the capability to grow with the future needs of a clinical practice.
Research being presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine’s (SNM) 58th annual meeting shows that molecular imaging is helping to identify and treat a silent killer. A study focusing on hypertrophic...
June 10, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Siemens Healthcare 510(k) clearance for the Biograph mMR, the first system worldwide to enable simultaneous whole-body acquisition...
June 10, 2011 — This year at the SNM 2011 Annual Meeting, Philips Electronics is announcing TruFlight Select, the first economical PET/CT system equipped with time-of-flight (TOF) technology....
May 20, 2011 -- Medrad Inc., a business of Bayer HealthCare, has announced the launch of the next generation Intego PET Infusion System, which features a new design that is 38 percent smaller, power-...