Search Tag: MR-PET

Health Management

The Modern Radiology Department

2014 08 Nov

Key Points • A central, integrated radiology department offers many opportunities with regard to quality, 24/7 coverage, logistics, economics, management and specialised logistic support compared to decentralised imaging structures. • Sub-specialisation related to clinical fields and continuous participation in multidisciplinary activities... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare Launches New Chapter in PET/MR

2014 05 Aug

World’s first time-of-flight capable, integrated, simultaneous PET/MR offers improved image quality Next-generation PET/MR enables oncology, neurology, and cardiology imaging as never before GE Healthcare has announced that the first integrated, simultaneous, time-of-flight (TOF) capable, whole body SIGNA PET/MR* is 510(k) pending at the FDA. Powered... Read more

IMAGING Management

PET/MRI Scanner Installed In Texas Children's Hospital

2013 07 May

Texas Children's Hospital has announced that it is the first children's hospital in the United States to begin using a PET/MRI scanner. PET/MRI incorporates MRI soft tissue morphological imaging and PET functional imaging. The device sequentially performs PET and MRI scans, producing more detailed images than either technique alone. Hybrid PET... Read more

IMAGING Management

MR-PET: a marriage made in heaven or hell?

2013 09 Mar

The combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has great potential. However, the clinical benefits it may bring remain unclear and need to be addressed, according to Professor Heinz-Peter Schlemmer, head of the radiology department at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, who presented... Read more