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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....
June 7, 2011 – At SNM 2011, Siemens Healthcare demonstrated how users of the Symbia S and Symbia T series, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and SPECT•CT systems, respectively, are...
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 &...
May 10, 2011 – Thirty Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) members visited Capitol Hill on May 2 to meet with congressional offices on a variety of issues facing the nuclear medicine and molecular...

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...

April 8, 2011 – Spectrum Dynamics has installed the second D-SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) system using cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) nuclear imaging detectors. The new...

April 8, 2011 – At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Siemens Healthcare demonstrated how users of nuclear imaging systems can use its IQ•SPECT to...

March 28, 2011 – The Society of Nuclear Medicine’s (SNM) 2011 Annual Meeting, June 4-8 in San Antonio, offers a variety of new education options to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging...

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...

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...