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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...

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 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...

September 28, 2010 – Physicians can now determine whether a patient needs to have cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI) by using a new smartphone app. The app, which is available for free on iPhone,...