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 | July 08, 2010

July 8, 2010 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced this week it has authorized the reactivation...

News | June 14, 2010

June 14, 2010 – A radio tracer is quickly gaining popularity among cardiologists in the United States....

News | June 08, 2010

June 8, 2010 - Since August of 2009, Lantheus Medical Imaging has been exploring options to obtain...

News | June 08, 2010

June 8, 2010 – A recent study found a potential new molecular imaging agent combined with post-scan image processing...

Technology | May 19, 2010

May 20, 2010 – A new partnership enables data communication between Medrad's Intego positron emission...

News | May 19, 2010

May 19, 2010 – A new study shows a single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging agent can identified...

News | April 01, 2010

April 2, 2010 – The FDA, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) are...

News | March 16, 2010

March 16, 2010 – Preliminary results from the single-center study suggest that compared to SPECT myocardial...

Dual-isotope imaging: reduced-dose, shorter-scan-time stress images acquired with 20 mCi Tc-99m at 10 sec/frame. Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic.

News | March 09, 2010

March 9, 2010 – As an alternative to the technetium (Tc-99M) isotope used in many nuclear imaging studies,...

News | February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010 — An agreement has been reached to further augment and diversify a manufacturer's supply...

News | January 26, 2010

January 26, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) selected...

News | January 25, 2010

January 25, 2010 - Heart failure is a serious medical condition, in which the heart muscle progressively...

News | December 18, 2009

December 18, 2009 - The U.S. radiopharmacy network currently owned by Covidien is being sold to Triad...

News | December 09, 2009

December 9, 2009 - An expert panel reviewing Canadian medical isotope productions selected electron beam technology...

News | November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009 – The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) recently announced it will...

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