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Study Pinpoints PTSD and Trauma Injury Differences

2015 28 May

A brain imaging study has enabled researchers to identify the biological differences between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Using single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) that looks directly at cerebral blood flow and indirectly at brain activity, the researchers were able to correctly differentiate... Read more

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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 in the hospital... Read more

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Siemens Introduces New SPECT System

2014 21 Oct

Siemens Healthcare has introduced the Symbia Evo Excel SPECT system at the 27th Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM). Symbia Evo Excel combines industry-leading SPECT image resolution and detector sensitivity, and is designed to fit into almost any existing nuclear medicine exam room. With a high-capacity patient bed, larger... Read more

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New Imaging System Enhances Paediatric Procedures

2014 13 Sep

Children undergoing scans at a Leeds hospital are receiving an enhanced experience as a result of the implementation of new SPECT•CT technology. Leeds General Infirmary has been able to offer significantly increased image quality and heightened diagnostic capabilities to patients following the introduction of aSymbia™ T Series SPECT•CT system from Siemens... Read more

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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 tomography... 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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