Search Tag: optical imaging

IMAGING Management

SNMMI Image of the Year: PET and Optical Imaging

2017 17 Jun

Image-guided surgery for the removal of lymph node metastases can have a significant impact on outcomes in patients with metastatic prostate cancer. The research was presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Researchers demonstrated that dual-labeled PSMA-inhibitors based on PSMA-11 enhance... Read more

IMAGING Management

Scanner Could Allow Real-Time 3D Breast Cancer Imaging

2015 31 Oct

Researchers at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL, have developed a handheld optical scanner with the potential to offer 3D breast cancer imaging in real time, according to a study published in the journal Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express. The optical device offers several benefits over mammography, with no ionising radiation... Read more

ICU Management

Optical Imaging: Advancing Standard of Care in Paediatric ICU

2015 05 Feb

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital have launched an investigation of the effects of general anaesthesia on infants’ brains that could help to improve clinical outcomes. Based on previous studies, infants exposed to general anaesthesia in early life have significantly increased risk of developmental delays. Despite known risks, "brain... Read more