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August 18, 2011 - A new KLAS report, "Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) 2011-New Technologies in Focus," measures the innovative pairing of nuclear...

August 2, 2011 – An estimated 1.7 million clinical positron emission tomography (PET) patient studies were performed in the United States in 2010, according to a report just released by IMV...

July 29, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued draft guidance that clarifies when changes or modifications to a previously cleared 510(k) device require a new...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare professionals to stop using CardioGen-82 for cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) scans. The manufacturer, Bracco...

July 13, 2011 – Based on its recent analysis of the medical imaging market, Siemens Healthcare was given the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Siemens'...
June 29, 2011 — A new study utilizing data from the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL) suggests that while noncompliance with reporting standards...
June 7, 2011 — Research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's annual meeting showed a novel optical imaging technique called near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF), which can image dangerous...
June 7, 2011 – This year at SNM 2011, Siemens Healthcare introduced Biograph mCT 20 Excel, on display for the first time in a nuclear medicine-focused meeting. Biograph mCT 20 Excel is the latest...
June 10, 2011 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s 58th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, June 4-8, Cardinal Health previewed The Center for the Advancement of Molecular Imaging (The Center), its new...
June 8, 2011 – GE Healthcare is offering a new fully upgradeable SPECT technology that allows patient dose as low as 50 percent of those of standard nuclear medicine scanning protocols, or the...
June 8, 2011 — GE Healthcare announced the Optima PET/CT 560, which offers efficiency and investment protection with the capability to grow with the future needs of a clinical practice.
June 8, 2011 – Research introduced at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 58th annual meeting this week may lead to much-needed cardiovascular disease screening for diabetic patients at risk of...
Expanding upon its radiopharmacy platform, GE Healthcare is introducing new tracers to the FASTlab multi-tracer platform, an advanced positron emission tomography (PET) chemistry system on which the...
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 &...