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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...

February 23, 2010 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) has launched an online nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) accreditation application program that streamlines the...

February 19, 2010 – The use of medical technology in the United States increased dramatically between 1996 and 2006, according to “Health, United States, 2009,” the federal government’s 33rd...

February 12, 2010 - After the U.S. FDA announced it is launching a program designed to reduce unnecessary medical radiation exposure with a focus on computed tomography, nuclear medicine and...

February 2, 2010 - Two protocols for reduced-dose cardiac imaging, without compromising image quality, may help enhance the performance of gamma cameras by shortening acquisition times, enabling...

January 26, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to help develop a U.S. supply of a radioisotope used in...

January 25, 2010 - Heart failure is a serious medical condition, in which the heart muscle progressively loses its ability to pump blood, that affects more than five million people in the United...

December 29, 2009 - Imaging is at the heart of diagnostic procedures and is the focus of the "ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging", which will be released in early 2010.

December 28, 2009 - The Medical College of Wisconsin will license a novel molecular imaging technology designed to rapidly diagnosis cell death in organs such as the brain and heart.

November 18, 2009 – The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) recently announced it will increase the reimbursement for positron emission tomography (PET) cardiac procedures in 2010.