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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-...
May 18, 2011, – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced data from a Phase 2 clinical trial that demonstrated positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging with flurpiridaz F 18...

Much of nuclear imaging depends on a steady supply of an isotope called molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). A byproduct of nuclear fission, Mo-99 is used to produce another radioactive substance, technetium-...

March 11, 2011 – U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today reached agreement on a phase 3 clinical trial design to assess myocardial perfusion using...

March 10, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for a fludeoxyglucose (FDG) F18 injection. Siemens PETNet Solutions is the first...

February 8, 2011 — The only direct National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) traceable dose calibrator source for Ga-68 and F-18 is now available in a 1 mCi (37 MBq) sealed source....

February 10, 2011 – A new bill introduced to the U.S. Senate aims to promote sustainable, domestic production of the medical isotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). The bill, also known as the American...

December 16, 2010 – Bracco Imaging demonstrated how its customized evidence-based diagnostic imaging solutions are meeting the demands of an evolving radiology market at the Radiological Society...

December 10, 2010 – The first commercial production of generators using molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) produced with low-enriched uranium (LEU) targets in the United States is underway. The Lantheus...

July 28, 2010 – The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals (CORAR) applauded a recent decision by a Medicare administrative to correct coding, coverage and payment policies for...

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...

July 8, 2010 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced this week it has authorized the reactivation of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor in Chalk River, Ontario, Canada...

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

June 8, 2010 - Since August of 2009, Lantheus Medical Imaging has been exploring options to obtain additional molybdenum (Mo-99), which is used to make technetium-99m, an radioisotope used in...

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...

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 19, 2010 – A new study shows a single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging agent can identified symptomatic heart failure patients most likely to experience cardiac events.

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 16, 2010 – Preliminary results from the single-center study suggest that compared to SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), flurpiridaz F18 PET MPI has a higher diagnostic specificity for...

March 9, 2010 – As an alternative to the technetium (Tc-99M) isotope used in many nuclear imaging studies, UltraSPECT is advocating the use of thallium isotope (TI-201) imaging as an alternative...