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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...

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 15, 2010 – When physicians who are not radiologists refer patients to imaging facilities they own or lease, their patients don’t always benefit, according to a series of studies in ...

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...

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

November 15, 2010 — With regard to its molecular imaging business, GE Healthcare announced an agreement to acquire the assets of OMS, a subsidiary of Orbotech, a publicly held company based in...

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 21, 2010 – Daniel S. Berman, M.D., an innovator of cardiac imaging technology for 30 years, has received the Pioneer in Medicine Award from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, its highest honor...

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...