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2012-06-08 02:23:52

MIAMI, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's SNM Annual Meeting, June 9-13, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is highlighting its portfolio of nuclear medicine (NM) applications for IntelliSpace Portal, adding to its existing portfolio of CT, MR and multimodality applications. The full suite of NM applications will now offer comprehensive processing and review capabilities at a level normally reserved exclusively for dedicated NM workstations. The company will also...

2012-06-06 14:21:12

SALT LAKE CITY, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In May 2012, BC Technical, Inc. acquired Xpert, a Molecular Imaging service company focused on systems, parts and customized service solutions out of Redmond, WA. This acquisition will expand Utah-based BC Technical's customer base and service presence in the Northwest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/LA04560LOGO) Former Xpert CEOs Nick Cecil and Dave Baxter have over 65 years of nuclear medicine imaging experience. Both worked...

2012-06-06 06:26:12

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the organ-specific molecular imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Naviscan Inc. (Naviscan) with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Quality Leadership for its organ-specific PET scanner. With its main application in Positron Emission Mammography (PEM), the product offers multiple benefits to the customer over competing products. Naviscan's PET scanner offers numerous advantages...

2012-05-10 02:32:06

SALT LAKE CITY, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2012, BC Technical, Inc. acquired Consus Medical Imaging, a company that specializes in servicing Molecular Imaging equipment out of Jacksonville, FL. This acquisition will expand Utah-based BC Technical's customer base in the Southeast. BC Technical's President and CEO Mark Alvarez comments, "We are excited to add Consus Medical Imaging to our team. They have a reputation in the industry for outstanding competence. With this acquisition,...

2012-05-04 21:17:47

Unnecessary imaging was recommended in a significant number of studies but referring physicians often did not adhere to PET/CT report recommendations Advanced imaging has been identified as one factor that contributes to the overall rising cost of healthcare in the US. Unnecessary or inappropriate imaging utilization magnifies the cost burden associated with advanced imaging studies like MRIs and PET/CT scans. Though these studies often provide the best clinical information for making a...

2012-05-03 18:43:21

The use of single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT)/computed tomography (CT) has been reported to change clinical management in a significant number of thyroid cancer patients according to research presented in the May issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Information obtained from these scans not only helps determine the need for radioiodine therapy or alterative options, but also impacts the long-term follow-up strategy. “In this article I aimed to highlight the...

2012-04-25 02:32:38

SALT LAKE CITY, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2012, BC Technical, Inc. acquired RA Services, Inc., a company that specializes in servicing Molecular Imaging equipment out of Detroit, MI. This acquisition will expand Utah-based BC Technical's customer base in the Midwest. Richard Allen, former CEO of RA Services, Inc. states, "[This acquisition] provides RA Services with an incredible opportunity to expand our service offering and join a fast-growing, national...

2012-04-17 05:40:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Having a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can be devastating, especially without warning. Now a recent study shows how doctors may be able to diagnose the disease earlier. Early detection would give more time for family members to prepare for the devastating disease. Currently, Alzheimer's disease can only be definitively confirmed through the detection of amyloid plaques and/or tangles in the brain during autopsy after death or with a brain tissue...

2012-04-16 12:53:12

Use of a new drug to detect the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are hallmark signs of Alzheimer's disease may help doctors diagnose the disease earlier, according to research that will be presented as part of the Emerging Science program (formerly known as Late-Breaking Science) at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012. Currently, Alzheimer's disease can only be definitively confirmed through the detection of amyloid...

2012-04-15 10:20:21

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Use of a new drug to detect the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are hallmark signs of Alzheimer's disease may help doctors diagnose the disease earlier, according to research that will be presented as part of the Emerging Science program (formerly known as Late-Breaking Science) at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012. Currently, Alzheimer's disease can only be...