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 | 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...

A myocardial perfusion image generated on a PET/CT system produces high-quality images. Philips Healthcares PET GEMINI TF featured.

Feature | November 18, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan

Our profession faces one of the most significant crises in its history,” said Michael Graham, M.D.,...

Technology | November 13, 2009

November 13, 2009 – A new imaging agent for measuring and monitoring cathepsin B activity associated with...

News | November 06, 2009

November 6, 2009 - As the American Medical Isotopes Production Act of 2009 now heads to the U.S. Senate for...

News | November 04, 2009

November 4, 2009 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the review copy of the...

News | October 26, 2009

October 28, 2009 - The imaging industry, especially the new molecular technologies, will drive personalized medicine...

News | September 21, 2009

September 21, 2009 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), a provider of PET radiopharmaceuticals, and Aposense...

The vPredict Optical Catheter System is being developed to analyze the chemical makeup of plaque using Raman spectrography. The light-based technology uses a series of fiberoptics that contact the vessel wall.

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Dave Fornell

Ruptured vulnerable plaque (VP) is blamed for the majority of acute myocardial infarctions and many strokes...

News | September 17, 2009

September 17, 2009 - Inflation rates for healthcare supplies are projected to remain unchanged through 2010...

News | August 14, 2009

August 14, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging will continue to allocate its Mo-99 supply to serve as many...

News | August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009 - The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed disappointment with reports from...

News | August 04, 2009

August 4, 2009 - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has...

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