PET Imaging

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear imaging technology (also referred to as molecular imaging) that enables visualization of metabolic processes in the body. The basics of PET imaging is that the technique detects pairs of gamma rays emitted indirectly by a positron-emitting radionuclide (also called radiopharmaceuticals, radionuclides or radiotracer). The tracer is injected into a vein on a biologically active molecule, usually a sugar that is used for cellular energy. PET systems have sensitive detector panels to capture gamma ray emissions from inside the body and use software to plot to triangulate the source of the emissions, creating 3-D computed tomography images of the tracer concentrations within the body.

GE Healthcare Q.Clear Technology PET/CT Systems Nuclear Imaging
Feature | April 08, 2014

April 8, 2014 — GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Q.Clear...

News | April 08, 2014
April 7, 2014 — GE Healthcare showcased a new suite of connected cardiovascular technologies, including several for...
Feature | January 23, 2014
January 23, 2014 — An international research team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing a sugar-based...

The Evena Glasses device can be used in cath labs to visualize the blood vessels up to 10 mm under the skin for easier vascular access. A clinician wearing the glasses can clearly visualize the vessels as dark lines on the skin and immediately visualize vessel patency and extravasation/infiltration.

Feature | January 03, 2014 | Greg Freiherr and Dave Fornell
The annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting is where imaging systems...
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Technology | December 13, 2013

December 13, 2013 — Philips unveiled the Vereos PET/CT fully digital p...

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News | November 08, 2013
November 8, 2013 — Zevacor Molecular, a healthcare firm that manufactures and distributes...
News | October 22, 2013

October 22, 2013 – Nuclear Imaging Services LLC (NIS) has completed the first U.S.-based ECAT Scintron installation...

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Technology | October 07, 2013

October 7, 2013 — Claron Technology will announce extended modality support for its Nil universal zero-footprint...

Feature | July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013 — GE Healthcare has initiated a Class I recall of most of its SPECT nuclear imaging systems and called...

Feature | July 26, 2013 | Jamshid Maddahi, M.D., FACC, FASNC, and René R. S. Packard, M.D.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of death in modern industrialized countries. Assessments of regional...
This is a BFPET PET nuclear cardiac imaging scan for myocardial perfusion, nuclear cardiology

BFPET demonstrates higher resolution in the evaluation of myocardial perfusion in this series of images contrasting the results of a PET scan done with FluoroPharma's fluorine-18 based agent and a SPECT study done with sestamibi. Images were captured during an investigator-initiated study of BFPET conducted at 301 Hospital in Beijing, China.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Just when positron emission tomography (PET) appears to be eclipsing single photon emission computed tomography (...

News | June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013 — Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the world’s most prevalent and silent killers....

News | June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 — Mirada Medical collaborators presentnew...

MIM Encore

Technology | June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 —  MIM Software Inc. has introduced a new version of MIM Encore that provides a single platform for...

Technology | June 11, 2013

June 11, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare has introduced Biograph mCT Flow, a...

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