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SNMMI seeks to boost molecular imaging's value
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is looking to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI asks Aetna to reconsider PET tracer policy SNMMI offers patient video on DaT SPECT exams SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bone scan software predicts prostate cancer survival
Researchers using automated software to assess bone scintigraphy scans of patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hybrid modalities disappoint in bone metastases accuracy ASTRO updates guidelines on painful bone metastases FDG-PET/MRI shows advantages with malignant bone lesions NaF-PET/CT beats scintigraphy, SPECT/CT for bone metastases NaF-PET/CT detects bone mets in prostate cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI asks Aetna to reconsider PET tracer policy
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has asked Aetna...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI offers patient video on DaT SPECT exams SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems SNMMI posts criteria for somatostatin receptor PET (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI offers patient video on DaT SPECT exams
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has posted a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems SNMMI posts criteria for somatostatin receptor PET SNM issues new guidelines for DaT SPECT imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sonographers exposed to radiation from MPI patients
A new study found that sonographers who performed cardiac ultrasound studies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems Nuclear medicine techs have higher risk of cataracts CZT-based SPECT MPI may predict cardiac outcomes Cardiac cath radiation exacts toll on health personnel (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CereMetrix wins FDA nod for neuroimaging analytics platform
CereHealth subsidiary CereMetrix said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its CereMetrix Silver neuroimaging analytics and quantification platform designed to detect, quantify and analyze brain function. The CereMetrix Silver image viewer is designed to analyze brain images from positron emission tomography, single-photon emission computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scans, the Denver-based company said. “With the current technology, functional brain imaging results are blended across entire anatomical areas, allowing far more subjectivity in the physician’s interpre...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT cerehealth ceremetrix Source Type: news

ACC: PET tops SPECT for severe coronary artery disease
PET is significantly more proficient than SPECT in detecting severe obstructive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET JAMA: PET best option to diagnose ischemic heart disease SNMMI: ARMI trial shows benefits of Rb-82 PET for heart disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET myocardial perfusion imaging more effective than SPECT scans in detecting coronary disease
(Intermountain Medical Center) Patients who receive cardiac positron emission testing (PET) imaging instead of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan experienced a significant increase in the detection of severe obstructive coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Siemens to debut portable cardiovascular US at ACC 2018
Siemens Healthineers plans to launch a new portable cardiovascular ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens highlights Digital Ecosystem updates at HIMSS New Siemens ECR 2018 products include Juniper ultrasound scanner Siemens all set for Healthineers IPO Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens highlights Digital Ecosystem updates at HIMSS
Siemens Healthineers is highlighting updates to its Digital Ecosystem platform...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New Siemens ECR 2018 products include Juniper ultrasound scanner Siemens all set for Healthineers IPO Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Siemens ECR 2018 products include Juniper ultrasound scanner
Siemens Healthineers is showcasing new product launches at ECR 2018, including...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens all set for Healthineers IPO Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Siemens ECR 2018 products include MRI, ultrasound
Siemens Healthineers is showcasing two new major product launches at ECR 2018....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens all set for Healthineers IPO Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens all set for Healthineers IPO
German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said this week that its Siemens Healthineers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital Siemens Healthineers plans cost cuts to prepare for IPO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D
Siemens Healthineers has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital Siemens Healthineers plans cost cuts to prepare for IPO Report: Siemens targets health IPO for March (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada
Siemens Healthineers has received regulatory approval to market its Symbia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital Siemens Healthineers plans cost cuts to prepare for IPO Report: Siemens targets health IPO for March Siemens chief: Health unit may someday surpass parent (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rotational angiography is viable for 3D-printed hearts
Creating 3D-printed hearts based on rotational angiograms is an effective alternative...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New technique changes colors of 3D-printed objects
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing technique optimizes fiber orientation 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D printing technique optimizes fiber orientation
Researchers from Harvard have developed a 3D printing method that allows them...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy
Researchers from the Netherlands have developed a 3D-printed robot-guided device...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties
Researchers from Minnesota have used a 3D printer to generate patient-specific...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation
With the availability of a 3D printing material that's detectable on both CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models
3D printing multicolor models of organs, vessels, and bones can be much more...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification
Low-cost, 3D-printed kidney phantoms provide shape-specific details that improve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal 3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures New therapeutic agent could treat prostate cancer 3D-printed kidney phantom advances SPECT/CT calibration (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT scans of ex-NFL athletes reveal enlarged aortas
CT scans show that some former NFL players had considerably wider aortas than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT finds low cerebral blood flow in NFL players MRI shows brain injury in nearly half of ex-NFL players Concussion effects vary among former football players FDDNP-PET gives insight into brain trauma of NFL players Radiologists score growing role in sports medicine for NFL teams (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips survey identifies patients' radiology priorities
Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, has released research...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips Q3 health revenues edge up as profit falls FDA clears ultrasound transducer from Philips Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show Philips launches new ob/gyn ultrasound at ISUOG 2017 Philips joins healthcare safety coalition (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips Q3 health revenues edge up as profit falls
The medical imaging and therapy business of Royal Philips turned in third-quarter...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears ultrasound transducer from Philips Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show Philips joins healthcare safety coalition Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears ultrasound transducer from Philips
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) marketing clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show Philips launches new ob/gyn ultrasound at ISUOG 2017 Philips joins healthcare safety coalition Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiologist wins ASNC's 1st clinical abstract award
At its annual meeting in September, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show ASNC, SNMMI advise on cardiac sarcoidosis ASNC releases guidance on MPI in women ASNC: Should nuclear technologists read SPECT MPI scans? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Color stability of lithium disilicate ceramics after aging and immersion in common beverages
ConclusionsAll groups demonstrated color changes below the clinically perceptible level ( ΔΕ4). CAD presented higher color stability compared with the nonglazed Press specimens. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 21, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Philips launches new ob/gyn ultrasound at ISUOG 2017
Royal Philips has released new ob/gyn ultrasound technology at the World Congress...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show Philips joins healthcare safety coalition Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability Philips teams up with HeartFlow (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show
Royal Philips has announced the release of a new cardiac SPECT camera, CardioMD...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips joins healthcare safety coalition Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability Philips teams up with HeartFlow Philips wraps up offer for Spectranetics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canadian task force shifts gears on AAA screening
Ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) may see an uptick...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF to take another look at AAA screening SPECT/CT tracer shows promise for AAA risk evaluation Current AAA screening strategies may miss the mark Vascular surgery society cautions use of US in AAA USPSTF finalizes AAA screening recommendations (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Detection of HPV Subtypes by Mass Spect in FFPE Specimens Detection of HPV Subtypes by Mass Spect in FFPE Specimens
The authors present a new mass spectrometry-based test system for the detection of HPV infections in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue samples.Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

ACC releases valvular heart imaging guidelines
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released appropriate use criteria...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACC: CT detects blood clots that reduce valve motion ACC: CCTA sharpens diagnosis, targets intervention ACC: PET/CT trumps SPECT for cardiac studies ACC: CT angio equal to functional tests for heart disease ACC, others call for patient-centric heart imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Transcranial ultrasound can spot concussions
Transcranial Doppler ultrasound can show changes in brain blood flow caused...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes Kids may not need MRI after concussion SNMMI: SPECT shows brain changes in football players Concussion researcher nets $25M for CTE program Transcranial Doppler headset tests athletes for concussion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brain activity may predict cardiovascular risk
By conducting mental stress tests and monitoring blood pressure and heart rate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT may have found cardiovascular event trigger Can femoral ultrasound find role in CV risk assessment? Cardiac MRI beats SPECT for predicting heart events PET/CT links stress with heart trouble MRI's view of carotid artery helps predict cardiovascular risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hybrid modalities disappoint in bone metastases accuracy
Despite the apparent technological advantages of SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and PET/MRI,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO updates guidelines on painful bone metastases PET/CT CAD finds common spinal metastases PET/MRI detects distant metastasis of breast cancer DC docs use MR-HIFU to treat bone tumor FDG-PET/MRI shows advantages with malignant bone lesions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

JAMA: PET best option to diagnose ischemic heart disease
A head-to-head comparison to determine the most accurate modality for diagnosing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing CZT-based SPECT MPI may predict cardiac outcomes PET/CT of calcium forewarns of adverse cardiac event Inappropriate SPECT MPI scans more common in women Imaging for coronary artery disease on the decline (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET Dominates in Non-invasive CAD Detection Accuracy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But noninferiority found overall among PET, CT angiography, and SPECT (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 16, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

USPSTF to take another look at AAA screening
Will the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) change its recommendations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT/CT tracer shows promise for AAA risk evaluation Current AAA screening strategies may miss the mark Vascular surgery society cautions use of US in AAA USPSTF finalizes AAA screening recommendations EHR alerts boost participation in AAA screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Aum Cardiovascular wins FDA clearance for Cadence heart device
Aum Cardiovascular said today that it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Cadence device, which is designed to detect heart murmurs. Cadence works by applying an algorithm to the acoustic signature of heart murmurs in the primary care setting, allowing physicians to diagnose the condition without resorting to expensive CT, MRI or ultrasound scans. “A primary care doctor is unlikely to refer patients to pricey specialty clinics, especially if the patient doesn’t show any outward signs of the disease,” founder & CEO Marie Johnson said in prepared remarks. “Cadence offers clinicians a low-cos...
Source: Mass Device - August 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance AUM Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Women have more active brains than men
(IOS Press) In the largest functional brain imaging study to date, the Amen Clinics (Newport Beach, CA) compared 46,034 brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) imaging studies provided by nine clinics, quantifying differences between the brains of men and women. The study is published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 7, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

SPECT/CT tracer shows promise for AAA risk evaluation
Researchers at Yale University are developing a new SPECT/CT tracer that could...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT/CT can be valuable in abdominal emergencies Current AAA screening strategies may miss the mark Vascular surgery society cautions use of US in AAA USPSTF finalizes AAA screening recommendations JNM: FDG-PET/CT helps identify ruptured AAA risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canada greenlights sale of Siemens' 3T Magnetom Vida
Siemens Healthineers has received clearance from Health Canada to sell its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens completes 1st U.S. Artis C-arm angio install FDA clears Siemens' Magnetom Vida 3T MRI Siemens gets FDA nod for Biograph Horizon Flow Siemens to debut new SPECT/CT unit at SNMMI 2017 Siemens completes Medicalis purchase (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New imaging tracer allows early assessment of abdominal aortic aneurysm risk
(Society of Nuclear Medicine) Yale University researchers have developed a way in which medical imaging with SPECT/CT could potentially be used to assess a patient's rupture risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Delaying surgical treatment can be life-threatening, and this new type of imaging could allow physicians to diagnose disease and better plan its management. The study is presented in the featured article of the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CORE320: CTA and MPI for Noninvasive Assessment of CAD CORE320: CTA and MPI for Noninvasive Assessment of CAD
CT angiography and CT myocardial perfusion imaging showed as much prognostic utility in individuals with suspected coronary artery disease as did conventional angiography and SPECT imaging.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

FDA clears Siemens' Magnetom Vida 3T MRI
Siemens Healthineers has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens gets FDA nod for Biograph Horizon Flow Siemens to debut new SPECT/CT unit at SNMMI 2017 Siemens teams up with Imricor Canada OKs Siemens' Multitom Rax system Siemens eyes population health in bid for Medicalis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears Siemens Healthineers Magnetom Vida 3T MRI scanner
Siemens (NYSE:SI) Healthineers said today it won FDA clearance for its Magnetom Vida 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging system. The company said that the newly cleared 3T MRI scanner features new BioMatrix technology designed to address inherent anatomical and physiological differences in patients and user variability to reduce rescans and increase productivity and cost efficiency. Siemens said that the Magnetom Vida features BioMatrix sensors built into the patient table to automatically track respiratory patterns to improve exam strategies. The device’s BioMatrix tuners help improve the quality and reproducibi...
Source: Mass Device - June 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Siemens Source Type: news

ASNC releases guidance on MPI in women
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has published an updated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASNC: Should nuclear technologists read SPECT MPI scans? ASNC to hold board-exam prep course UltraSPECT sponsors ASNC tech travel awards ASNC launches online education module (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI: 2-for-1 PET detects dual Alzheimer's markers
A PET protocol in which two scans are conducted after injection of one radiopharmaceutical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT links omega-3 with Alzheimer's prevention PET plays key role in preventive Alzheimer's study Novel PET compound could aid Alzheimer's detection PET with tau agent sheds light on Alzheimer's disease PET study reveals how Alzheimer's proteins grow (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news