Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for nuclear and molecular imaging agents, radiotracers and radiopharmaceuticals used in PET or SPECT imaging. This includes advances in myocardiac perfusion agents.

News | June 06, 2014

June 6, 2014 — Among the collection of aspiring medical isotope production companies looking to build facilities in...

Advances in cardiac myocardial perfusion nuclear imaging with the Symbia, Intevo, SPECT/CT, Siemens

The Symbia Intevo SPECT/CT is the first system to integrate SPECT and CT into a unified dataset for much improved image quality.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | May 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha and Dave Fornell
The past year saw the release of several new, innovative technologies to improve nuclear imaging in both positron...
Feature | January 23, 2014
January 23, 2014 — An international research team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing a sugar-based...
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News | January 03, 2014
January 3, 2014 — As the global medical isotope shortage continues indefinitely following the plant leak in South...
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Feature | November 22, 2013
November 22, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare professionals of the rare but...
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News | November 13, 2013
November 13, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic...
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News | November 08, 2013
November 8, 2013 — Zevacor Molecular, a healthcare firm that manufactures and distributes...
News | September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 — Siemens’ PETNET Solutions has announced a three-year agreement with The US Oncology Network to...

News | August 09, 2013

August 9, 2013 — Positron Corporation entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of...

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 (...

Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems
Technology | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation...

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News | April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging has entered into a new agreement with Fujifilm RI Pharma (FRI) to license...

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News | April 08, 2013

April 8, 2013 — Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will commence a 30-day planned shutdown for inspection and...

News | April 01, 2013

April 1, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a new supply contract with the Belgium-based Institute for...

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