Search Tag: PET

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SNMMI 2014: Imaging System Opti-SPECT/PET/CT All-In-One

2014 10 Jun

In a world premiere at this year’s annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, scientists have presented a state-of-the-art molecular imaging system that combines a variety of five molecular imaging modalities in one hybrid device.  The innovation integrates single photon emission tomography (SPECT), positron emission... Read more

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Molecular Imaging: Finding The Root of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2014 10 Jun

A team of researchers has presented a study at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, announcing the development of an innovative molecular imaging technique capable of visualising joint inflammation. By using multiple molecular imaging systems, positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission... Read more

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PET-CT Screening For Metastases Affecting Surgical Success

2014 19 May

Canadian scientists have examined the influence of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in the management of colorectal cancer patients with possible metastases previously undetected by computed tomography (CT). All patients involved in the study had surgically removable liver metastases; the aim of the research was to determine whether additional imaging... Read more

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OneDX Unveils Google Glass as Platform for Mobile Access to Health Data

2014 24 Mar

Smart Glasses Harness OneDX Capability to Provide Secure Access to Medical Imaging Studies from PACS and EMRs from any Mobile Device The New Medical Product Server unveiled a new platform at the HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition: Google Glass for its OneDX® mobile imaging management solution, enabling physicians quick access to medical... Read more

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Arab Health 2014: Blackford Analysis Introduces Image Comparison Acceleration Portfolio

2014 28 Jan

Blackford enhances any image viewer to accelerate the comparison of medical images Blackford Analysis, a provider of software products that accelerate comparison of medical images, has announced it will be introducing its products to the Middle Eastern market at the Arab Health Congress 2014 in Dubai. Designed to be integrated directly into... Read more

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PET Scan Illuminates Tennis Elbow Pain Processes

2013 06 Nov

Researchers from Uppsala University have demonstrated that diagnostic imaging methods can be used to explore physiological processes in soft tissue pain such as chronic tennis elbow. By publishing his findings in the prestigious journal PLOS ONE, pain physician and researcher Magnus Peterson is presenting a new use of positron emission tomography... Read more

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Scan Predicts Whether Therapy or Meds Will Best Lift Depression

2013 21 Jun

Pre-treatment scans of brain activity predicted whether depressed patients would best achieve remission with an antidepressant medication or psychotherapy, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. “Our goal is to develop reliable biomarkers that match an individual patient to the treatment option most likely to be successful, while... Read more

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PET Finds Increased Cognitive Reserve Levels in Educated Pre-Alzheimer’s Patients

2013 05 Jun

Highly educated individuals with mild cognitive impairment that later progressed to Alzheimer’s disease cope better with the disease than individuals with a lower level of education in the same situation, according to research published in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. In the study “Metabolic Networks Underlying Cognitive Reserve... Read more

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Brain Imaging Tool Plus Stroke Risk Test Help Identify Cognitive Decline Early

2013 17 Apr

Researchers in the U.S. have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke risk assessment to identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia. The connection between stroke risk and cognitive decline is well established. Individuals with higher stroke risk, as measured by factors like high blood pressure,... Read more