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2011-04-13 08:02:00

HONOLULU, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GE Healthcare announced interim results of a recently completed randomized study of the impact of DaTscan(TM) SPECT imaging on the clinical management and diagnosis of adult patients who exhibit signs or symptoms of parkinsonian syndromes (PS). The results, presented at the 2011 American Academy of Neurology Meeting, are an important step in documenting the value of DaTscan as an adjunct diagnostic tool for use in differentiating between...

2011-04-06 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriMarkPublications.com cites in its newly published "Medical Imaging Markets" report that global spending on medical imaging equipment exceeded $21 billion in 2010. For more information, visit: http://www.trimarkpublications.com/products/Medical-Imaging-Markets.html. Medical imaging can be categorized into nine main modalities: X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed...

2011-04-04 12:19:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. and VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Dynamics announced today it has shipped and installed the second D-SPECT system using Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) nuclear imaging modules from a new supplier, Redlen Technologies Inc. This announcement marks the commercial release of Redlen's first integrated CZT nuclear imaging detector product which is designed to enable a new generation of high resolution, low dose nuclear medicine cameras. "This is...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

Well known and respected global buyer and seller of pre-owned and refurbished medical imaging equipment, parts and services, Block Imaging International, has formed a Joint Alliance with VFG Healthcare, to give both companies expanded resources and capabilities. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 Well known and respected global buyer and seller of pre-owned and refurbished medical imaging equipment, parts and services, Block Imaging International, has formed a Joint Alliance with VFG...

2011-03-17 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Craig Thiessen, M.D., Director of Radiology for West Houston Radiology L.L.P. and North Cypress Medical Center in Houston, presented this week at the National Consortium of Breast Centers Annual Meeting, found the improved photon sensitivity of new detector technologies such as PSPMTs and CZT should be capable of reducing the radiation dose patient receive from BSGI/MBI studies by 75%. However, low dose imaging is currently an...

2011-02-28 10:46:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Ethical Imaging (CEI), a grassroots coalition with the goal of improving diagnostic imaging practices in Texas, is supporting House Bill 1809, sponsored by Representative Senfronia Thompson. The bill includes several initiatives that will help rein in healthcare costs in the state while ensuring patient safety. CEI's membership includes radiologists and other medical professionals, members of the business community interested...

2011-02-14 08:20:00

WEARE, N.H., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RadQual, LLC, a premier developer of innovative quality control products for nuclear medicine, SPECT, and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, is pleased to announce the only dose calibrator standard directly traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for accurate measurement of gallium-68 and fluorine-18 is now available up to a 1 millicurie (37 MBq) strength. Fluorine-18 is an important isotope in the...

2011-01-14 16:05:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare announced today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved DaTscan(TM) (Ioflupane I 123 Injection), a radiopharmaceutical agent intended for use with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging, for the detection of dopamine transporters (DaT) in the brains of adult patients with suspected Parkinsonian syndromes (PS).(1) The first FDA-approved diagnostic imaging agent to help physicians evaluate...

2011-01-14 08:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New clinical research data suggests that [18F] Flutemetamol could add value to current diagnostic tools used by physicians and provide accurate identification of beta amyloid plaques, considered to be a sign of neurodegeneration linked to Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Flutemetamol, a GE Healthcare Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging agent currently in phase III development, is being studied to identify the uptake of beta amyloid via imaging of the...

2011-01-11 14:17:59

A group of researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have designed and developed a biomedical scanner that detects cellular processes at the molecular level and indicates malfunctioning of an organ before said malfunction can produce an anatomical change. The work carried out by these scientists has ranged from the initial design of an electronic architecture for gamma ray detectors to industry transfer of a complete scanner, after having adequately validated a prototype through...


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