Experts focus on expanding global radiation medicine capabilities
Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is key to bridgin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Jamaica gets first public nuclear medicine center IAEA launches project on software dosimetry IAEA expands SAFRON to support radionuclide therapy IAEA publishes SPECT/CT usage guide IAEA launches competition for radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ARA named radiopharmaceutical 'center of excellence'
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has certifie...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ARA Diagnostic Imaging deploys RoyalPay payment engine (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 14, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI names Hoag to be a radiopharmaceutical 'center of excellence'
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has named Hoa...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Andrei Iagaru receives SNMMI trailblazer award SNMMI Image of the Year predicts poor outcomes after heart attack SNMMI releases slate of officers for 2022-2023 term SNMMI updates guidelines on PSMA-PET imaging FDA approves Lu-177 PSMA-617 for prostate cancer treatment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is scientific fraud rife in nuclear medicine journals?
Scientific fraud may be a problem in nuclear medicine research journals, say...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Small patient samples may affect accuracy of radiology research Biden administration mandates open-access research Predatory journals rife in radiology Study calls for more women in top journal roles 7 ways to communicate your research to a wider audienceComments: 9/13/2022 4:05:14 AMRadiologistX It's unfortunate that they single out nuclear medicine. Unfortunate on two counts. First - it implies NM is uniquely guilty in this regard, and it is not. Second (corollary to the first): By not in...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Interest in nuclear medicine research dips among residents
Nuclear medicine's best bet to attract more physicians to the field may be t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What's the best way to get students interested in nuclear medicine? Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume Do nuclear medicine physicians need a new identity? Radiology salaries edge higher in latest SalaryScan numbers New survey finds decline in radiography enrollment in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 9, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IMV: Broad use of fixed C-arms in hospitals drives future demand
The widespread use of C-arms across radiology, cardiology, and surgery department...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021 IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system IMV: MRI procedure volume fell 35% in 2020 IMV: CT procedure volume fell 20% in 2020 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bolivia opens nuclear medicine research center
Bolivia has begun pilot operations at a nuclear research center on the outskirt...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bruce Power sends first shipment of lutetium-177 to Munich German scientists develop method for less uranium waste Dutch isotope reactor restarts Isotope shortage expected to last weeks Water leak at Dutch reactor imperils supplies of medical isotopes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Causes Kyphosis?
Discussion There are 3 planes to view and describe spinal deformities from: Coronal or frontal plane – the view is from front or back of the patient Sagittal plane – is the view from the side of the patient Transverse or horizontal plane – is the view from the top or bottom of the patient Normally the spine is straight when viewed from the frontal or coronal plane. Normally the spine also has a small kyphosis in the thoracic region (20-45%) and lordosis in the sacral region when viewed laterally in the sagittal plane. Scoliosis or abnormal deviation of the spinal laterally is the most common spinal defo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 8, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What's the best way to get students interested in nuclear medicine?
What can be done to boost interest in nuclear medicine among medical students...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do nuclear medicine physicians need a new identity? Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine Dutch look for answers to fix nuclear medicine training SNMMI 2020: Medical students key to the specialty's future (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can Netflix-style recommendations improve radiology scheduling?
New York City researchers found that giving patients recommendations for whe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume How exactly does AI promise to transform clinical practice in MRI? How equitable is online patient scheduling for mammography? Text messaging, scheduling help increase mammo uptake Hospital patient scheduling initiative helps radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume
Nuclear medicine procedure volumes are expected to increase in 2022, but reimbursement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021 IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system IMV: MRI procedure volume fell 35% in 2020 IMV: CT procedure volume fell 20% in 2020 IMV: Radiation therapy volume stays steady despite COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 8, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Jamaica gets first public nuclear medicine center
Jamaica has opened the country's first public nuclear medicine center, at th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IAEA launches project on software dosimetry IAEA expands SAFRON to support radionuclide therapy IAEA publishes SPECT/CT usage guide IAEA launches competition for radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to Remove Foreign Bodies?
Discussion Living in the world makes the human body susceptible to foreign bodies. Orifices are particularly inviting for children to explore and see how it feels if the opening is touched by their hands or an object. Small objects are easily inserted or even just retained (such as toilet tissue in the genital area, or tissue in the nose). The mouth is particularly inviting to explore objects with as oral sensations are paramount to survival even at birth. Food can be considered a foreign body and often acts like one when stuck in the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract but is necessary to sustain life. When someone says...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 4, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Whole-body PET/CT for a child: 5 minutes, no sedation
Danish nuclear medicine physicians recently tested a new whole-body PET/CT scanne...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New PET/CT scanners may offer safer imaging in children AI software could help cut PET scan times in half PET/CT reveals heart artery inflammation in COVID-19 patients PET visualizes early atherosclerosis PET/CT predicts treatment outcomes in myeloma patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Do nuclear medicine physicians need a new identity?
VANCOUVER, BC - It's time to embrace a new identity in nuclear medicine -- namely...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Best practices could help AI deployment in nuclear medicine SNMMI updates guidelines on PSMA-PET imaging CMS criticized for final decision on Aduhelm reimbursement SNMMI names radiopharma therapy centers of excellence SNMMI warns of omicron's impact on PET/CT scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news