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2013-05-09 12:28:13

The nation's leading non-OEM medical imaging solutions provider strengthens its capabilities in PET/CT and SPECT/CT service, systems and parts. WEST JORDAN, Utah, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the nation's leading non-OEM medical imaging solutions provider, has acquired NC Systems, a leader in nuclear medical service, systems and parts. This acquisition will further strengthen BC Technical's capabilities in PET/CT and SPECT/CT, and expand its nationwide service coverage....

2013-03-07 12:27:04

BOSTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research hospitals worldwide are extolling the virtues of the Philips Healthcare Ingenuity TF PET/MR hybrid whole body scanner, expressing confidence in its potential to better detect liver metastases. Peter Cempellin was head of Nuclear Medicine with Philips Healthcare when he led the engineering design team responsible for the scanner's inception. Cempellin, a mechanical engineer and MBA, devised a way with his team that PET/MR could be cohesively...

2013-03-05 12:28:26

LEVERKUSEN, Germany and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad(TM) Intego(TM) PET Infusion System through a new distribution agreement with Comecer, SPA, a world leader in protection technologies in nuclear medicine. Through this agreement, Bayer and Comecer are providing customers with an integrated nuclear medicine solution - combining the clinical administration capabilities of Intego with the Comecer's...

2013-01-15 16:24:17

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the nation's leading non-OEM molecular imaging solutions provider, has acquired Genesis Medical Imaging, a leader in diagnostic imaging service, refurbished systems and parts. This strategic acquisition will allow BC Technical to strengthen its capabilities in PET/CT and SPECT/CT, and expand its nationwide service coverage to now include standalone CT and MR. The expansion also positions BC Technical for PET/MR as it becomes more...

2012-11-26 08:24:43

CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 98(th )annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, November 25-29, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today reaffirmed its commitment to transforming care for the imaging and patient community through creating new clinical solutions, offering faster ways to collaborate and providing breakthrough economic value. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-08-08 02:27:56

BALTIMORE, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Radiology, a division of RadNet, Inc., a national market leader providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of 237 fully-owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, announced it will be one of a small number of imaging centers in the U.S. to offer Amyvid(TM), a radioactive tracer used in positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging that helps to detect the quantity of...

2012-08-08 02:27:33

NYACK, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Radiology Associates (HVRA), a division of RadNet, Inc., a national market leader providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of 237 fully-owned and operated outpatient imaging centers, announced it will offer Amyvid(TM), a radioactive tracer used in positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging, at its Nyack location. Amyvid is the first test that can...

2011-08-01 12:56:36

An article in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in head computed tomography (CT) scans. Head CT is the second most commonly performed CT examination, with 28 percent of the total number of CT examinations. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as the imaging modality of choice for a vast majority of brain and spinal indications. However, CT remains an integral part of modern neuroradiologic practice...

2011-08-01 07:34:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Computed tomography (CT) is a noninvasive medical test that helps doctors diagnose and treat medical conditions. CT scanning combines special x-ray equipment with computers to produce multiple pictures of the inside of the body. Head CT is the second most commonly performed CT examination; it accounts for 28 percent of the total number of CT examinations. Recently, researchers have looked at various head CT examinations and outlined strategies for radiation dose...

2011-06-03 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 SNM Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Siemens Healthcare (booth #6033) will address the increasing demand for molecular imaging procedures and Siemens' efforts to expand molecular imaging's availability in three directions: patient access, clinical utilization, and new clinical applications. Through this benchmark-redefining growth of molecular imaging, Siemens (NYSE: SI) is "Expanding Your Return on Innovation." (Logo:...