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A new PET/CT scanner has been introduced that helps address the increasing cost pressures faced by healthcare providers. GE Healthcare’s Optima PET/CT 560 combines superb image quality, high...

SNM's Clinical Trials Network (CTN) last week validated its 100th scanner, an important milestone in CTN's two-and-a-half year history. Scanner validation is an essential component of the CTN...

November 10, 2010 – During RSNA 2010, GE Healthcare will announce the availability of the Discovery NM/CT 670, an advanced hybrid imaging platform designed to improve workflow, dose management and...

November 4, 2010 – GE Healthcare has signed an exclusive collaboration agreement with West Physics Consulting to provide accreditation support. The agreement will support customers seeking...

October 27, 2010 – A new digital silicon photomultiplier technology has been developed with applications in both X-ray and nuclear imaging. Philips developed the technology by scaling a single-...

October 19, 2010 – A new high-definition (HD) technology reduces blur created by respiration during positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) studies. The Siemens HD Chest provides...

October 8, 2010 — The Ivy Model 3000 Series Cardiac Trigger Monitor offers precision image-triggering nuclear medicine, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, with...

July 23, 2010 – A new research and development center for medical imaging systems recently opened at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in northeastern Ohio. The Global Advanced Imaging...

July 16, 2010 – High demand has led Positron Corp. to increase production of Attrius positron emission tomography (PET) scanner with its joint venture, Neusoft Positron Medical Systems, the...

July 9, 2010 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced this week that it has signed a new manufacturing and supply agreement with MDS Nordion to purchase molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), the parent isotope...

June 14, 2010 – A radio tracer is quickly gaining popularity among cardiologists in the United States.

June 8, 2010 – A recent study found a potential new molecular imaging agent combined with post-scan image processing technology could result in crisper pictures of the heart. The results were...

June 7, 2010 – A program proactively monitors molecular imaging system performance online and in real-time to help predict scanner breakdowns. The system can also detect the majority of potential...

May 20, 2010 – A new partnership enables data communication between Medrad's Intego positron emission tomography (PET) infusion system and Pinestar Technology's Nuclear Medicine Information System...

May 4, 2010 - Currently, using conventional imaging modalities to distinguish between acute and chronic aortic dissection (AD) for surgical risk evaluation is not possible. However, in a recent...

April 28, 2010 - Molecular imaging can help physicians identify aortic dissection and help guide treatment, according to research published in the May issue of The Journal of Nuclear...

April 2, 2010 – The FDA, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) are hosting a joint two–topic workshop, April 13–14, at the Natcher Conference...

March 23, 2010 – Frost and Sullivan gave a 2010 North American New Product Innovation Award to Positron Corp. for its pioneering cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, the Attrius.

March 11, 2010 - A new PET/CT (postitron emission tomography/computed tomography) system provides imaging for both the clinical areas of both radiology and oncology.

March 10, 2010 - To help clinicians communicate about radiation dose exposure during radiological procedures, a new dose-saving solution for use in interventional radiology procedures is now...