Nuclear Imaging

A patient injuried by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) consensus document. Angiography skin burn.

A patient injured by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the consensus document. Severe skin injury typically appears four to eight weeks following the exposure. In extreme cases, the ulceration can become confluent and full thickness necrosis of skin may develop, exposing underlying fat, muscle and even bone.

 

News | Radiation Dose Management | May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 — A new consensus document has been issued to guide the optimal use of ionizing radiation in...

Technetium-99m is primarily used for the detection of cancer and to assess perfusion defects in the heart caused by heart attacks or other conditions.

Technetium-99m is primarily used for the detection of cancer and to assess perfusion defects in the heart caused by heart attacks or other conditions.

Feature | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | February 26, 2018 | Dave Fornell

February 8, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently...

Vital Unveils Newest Vitrea Advanced Visualization Release at RSNA 2017
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 04, 2017

December 4, 2017 — Vital Images unveiled the newest version of Vitrea...

ASNC and ASE Team Up to Expand ImageGuide Registry
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (...

MR Solutions Showcases Multimodality MRI Solutions on Two Continents
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 — MR Solutions took their cryogen-free preclinical multimodality...

ScImage and Invia Partnership Announced
News | Cardiac PACS | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — ScImage Inc. and Invia Imaging Solutions recently announced formation of a joint partnership at...

CZT SPECT camera detectors offered by GE.

A display of CZT SPECT gamma camera detectors at RSNA 2016. These detectors are more sensitive than those used in older cameras, allowing for faster scans or lower radiation dose. 

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | September 19, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been a mature area of imaging for years, but has recently...

Philips Launches CardioMD IV Cardiac SPECT Solution at ASNC 2017
Technology | SPECT Imaging | September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 — Philips highlighted its newest solution for...

ARTMS Products Inc. and GE Healthcare Team Up to Expand Cyclotron-Produced Radioisotopes
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 — ARTMS Products Inc. signed a strategic partnership with GE Healthcare around ARTMS’ proprietary...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Prem Soman, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at the Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains...

ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — The American Society of...

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

The ACR, SNMMI and ASNC created guidelines for performance of dopamine transporter SPECT imaging for movement disorders, cardiac PET/CT imaging and technical standards on diagnostic procedures using radiopharmaceuticals.
News | Nuclear Imaging | August 15, 2017

Aug. 10, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) developed three new guidance documents and revised 32 others...

New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition
News | PET-CT | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — Using a new nuclear...

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