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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-...
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...
May 16, 2011— GE Healthcare today received the Price Performance Value Leadership Award in PET (Positron Emission Tomography) for North America 2011 from global research organization Frost &...

April 22, 2011 – At the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s annual meeting, Philips will highlight several new imaging systems. The meeting will take place June 4-8 in San Antonio, Texas.

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...

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....

January 25, 2011 — Royal Philips Electronics has announced CE marking for the industry’s first commercially available whole-body positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging...

Over the past several years, the focus on new technology at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific meeting in Chicago has moved away from new devices to new software....

November 22, 2010 – A new whole-body, integrated magnetic resonance imaging/positron emission tomography (MRI/PET) system is capable of simultaneous data acquisition.

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...