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Positron emission tomography (PET)
UK's first integrated MR/PET system supports pioneering research
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 28 August, 2013
The University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre, part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the installation of the UK's first MR/PET system, the Biograph mMR supplied by Siemens Healthcare.
PET-CT system offers continuous scanning at twice the speed
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 19 August, 2013
Siemens Healthcare launches the company's new Biograph mCT Flow PET-CT system which for the first time ever claims to overcome the limitations of conventional bed-based PET-CT with FlowMotion, an innovative new technology that moves the patient smoothly through the system's gantry, while continuously acquiring PET data.
Siemens Healthcare welcomes dementia summit with Alzheimer’s imaging solutions
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 26 July, 2013
Siemens Healthcare is welcoming the news that a G8 dementia summit will be hosted by the UK in September 2013, paving the way for an international agenda on dementia research.
Siemens unveils continuous motion PET/CT system
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 11 June, 2013
Siemens Healthcare is introducing Biograph mCT Flow – a groundbreaking new positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system that, for the first time ever, overcomes the limitations of conventional bed-based PET/CT with FlowMotion, a revolutionary new technology that moves the patient smoothly through the system's gantry, while continuously acquiring PET data.
Enhanced PET/CT helps clinicians achieve personalized images at low dose
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 10 June, 2013
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2013 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 8-12, is showcasing new updates to Philips Advanced Molecular Imaging (AMI) portfolio, including the new Ingenuity TF Elite Package: a dose- management solution that offers the latest advances in reconstruction techniques, workflow improvement, and detector technologies to deliver personalized results to clinicians and their patients.
New PET imaging agent focuses on diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 10 January, 2013
The regulatory bodies in the United States and Europe accept GE Healthcare's applications for review of the investigational PET amyloid imaging agent [18F]flutemetamol, a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent.
ABT Molecular Imaging injects funds to continue growth of biomarker generator
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 14 September, 2012
ABT Molecular Imaging, a medical imaging company selling a production platform to generate unit doses of molecular imaging drugs, secures a $6 million round of financing.
Cardinal Health extends radiopharmaceutical manufacturing network in USA
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 12 June, 2012
Cardinal Health is planing to open three new cyclotrons across the USA, further expanding the company's nationwide capability to manufacture molecular imaging drugs that aid in the early diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and heart disease.
GE Healthcare collaborates with CSIRO to research Alzheimer's Disease
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 12 June, 2012
GE Healthcare is collaborating with Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) involving its investigational PET imaging agent [18F flutemetamol].
GE Healthcare partners NXT2B to develop compact cyclotron and PET tracer
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 24 April, 2012
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric, and NXT2B, a privately owned venture capital company, are entering into a joint financing agreement with the goal of developing a micro-scale radiotracer infrastructure including cyclotron and PET tracer production.
Philips gains FDA clearance for whole body PET/MR imager in the USA
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 30 November, 2011
Philips receives 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's first commercially available whole body positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging system, the Ingenuity TF PET/MR.
Philips opens Hospital Research Area to develop healing innovation
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 20 October, 2011
Philips is stepping up its healthcare research into healing environments by opening a dedicated research facility at its Eindhoven-based Research Laboratories
High-resolution breast PET and PET-guided biopsy receives CE Mark
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 12 September, 2011
Naviscan receives CE Mark approval for both the company's high-resolution PET scanner and PET-guided biopsy accessory.
Imaging Healthcare Specialists opens new GE Discovery ST PET/CT system
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 14 March, 2011
Imaging Healthcare Specialists (IHS) is opening a new GE Discovery ST PET/CT system at its Laurel imaging facility in Hillcrest, California, USA.
Diagnostics and Medical Imaging – Imaging Innovation
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 28 January, 2011
FOCUS ZONE REPORT – A new imaging system is the first new Philips modality in ten years and integrates the molecular imaging capabilities of PET (positron emission tomography) with the superior soft tissue contrast of MR (magnetic resonance) to image disease cells as they proliferate in soft tissue.
Clinical Research Imaging Centre aims to improve diagnosis of cancer and MS
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 26 November, 2010
HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh opens the Clinical Research Imaging Centre (CRIC), a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian, which is a fully integrated imaging facility to improve diagnosis and treatment of illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and multiple sclerosis.
Paul Strickland Scanner Centre's scanning service celebrates 25th anniversary
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 01 July, 2010
The Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary of providing world class scanning service for the diagnosis of cancer and other serious diseases.
Cardinal Health collaborates with UW to advance molecular imaging
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 08 June, 2010
Cardinal Health and the University of Washington (UW) are collaborating in an innovative public-private project designed to advance the use of molecular imaging in clinical investigations and trials.
Medrad collaborates with Pinestar to enhance PET imaging workflows
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 25 May, 2010
Medrad and Pinestar Technology plans to enable data communication between Medrad's Intego PET Infusion System and Pinestar's Nuclear Medicine Information System (NMIS).
Charing Cross Hospital boosts productivity by 300 per cent with hybrid PET-CT unit
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 25 March, 2010
Charing Cross Hospital, part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, has improved its productivity by 300 per cent following the installation of a hybrid PET-CT system from Siemens Healthcare.
Intelerad receives 510(k) clearance for its PET/CT Image Fusion system
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 20 August, 2009
Intelerad Medical Systems receives 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and distribute its PET/CT Image Fusion product.
Cardinal Health looks to acquire assets of Biotech
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 05 August, 2009
Cardinal Health agrees to acquire the assets of privately held Biotech, an operator of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) cyclotrons and nuclear pharmacies in the Southwestern United States.
PETNET supplies its FDG biomarker to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 28 July, 2009
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust awards PETNET Solutions, a division of Siemens, to supply its fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) biomarker.
InHealth installs four PET-CT scanning systems into mobile vehicles
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 03 March, 2009
Provider of diagnostic and imaging services, InHealth has installed four Biograph 6 TruePoint PET-CT systems from Siemens Healthcare into mobile vehicles.
Charing Cross Hospital installs Siemens Biograph 64 TruePoint PET-CT system
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 16 February, 2009
Charing Cross Hospital in London, part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is looking to achieve a rise in cancer survival rates following the installation of a Biograph 64 TruePoint PET-CT from Siemens Healthcare.
University of Zurich works with Medrad study dynamic PET imaging
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 23 January, 2009
The University of Zurich has signed a research agreement with Medrad to study dynamic PET imaging using Medrad’s Intego PET Infusion System.
US FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Naviscan’s PEM biopsy-guidance accessory
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 20 November, 2008
The US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for Naviscan’s biopsy-guidance feature designed exclusively for use with the company’s high-resolution organ-specific PET scanner.
Newcastle Position Emission Tomography Centre installs new PET-CT scanner
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 10 September, 2008
A Biograph 40 TruePoint PET-CT scanner from Siemens Healthcare has been installed by Newcastle University.
Medrad receives FDA 510(k) clearance Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Infusion System
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 18 June, 2008
Medrad has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Infusion System for Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) imaging procedures.
Siemens opens to new radiopharmacies in the USA to support PET-CT technology
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 17 June, 2008
Siemens Healthcare has opened two new radiopharmacies in Las Vegas and Pittsburgh to help ensure that more healthcare facilities throughout the USA have access to the positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) technology that helps clinicians diagnose and treat disease earlier and more effectively.
New clinical study focuses on the sensitivity of PEM technology for detecting small cancers
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 16 June, 2008
Naviscan PET Systems, a company specialising in organ-specific high resolution PET scanners, has released new clinical data based on the use of the PEM Flex scanner in breast cancer management.
UT Southwestern installs new Siemens high-definition PET-CT
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 25 March, 2008
Siemens Healthcare has implemented the world's first clinical installation of HD-PET technology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA.
FluoroPharma sees positive safety results from Phae 1 trial of CardioPET
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 05 March, 2008
FluoroPharma has announced positive Phase I safety results for CardioPET in a trial designed to evaluate safety, distribution and dosimetry of CardioPET as a PET tracer for myocardial imaging in healthy subjects and patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
InHealth selects Siemens PET/CT systems to deliver mobile diagnostic imaging solution for the NHS
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 21 February, 2008
InHealth Molecular Imaging Solutions has installed the first of four Biograph 6 TruePoint PET/CT systems from Siemens into mobile vehicles to fulfil the company’s commitment to the Department of Health as an independent sector partner for delivering the PET/CT NHS Diagnostic Imaging Service.
Mobile Imaging Development creates partnership to supply the mobile PET/CT scanners
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 31 January, 2008
Mobile Imaging Development, a US healthcare management company providing management and consulting services to mobile diagnostic imaging providers is creating a Nevada based partnership that will own and operate the mobile PET/CT scanners.
Siemens delivers two PET-CT systems to FROG in Jacksonville, USA
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 03 January, 2008
The Molecular Imaging Division of Siemens Healthcare has delivered the first two redesigned mobile Biograph 6 TruePoint positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET-CT) systems to the Florida Radiation Oncology Group (FROG).
New clinical data shows Naviscan's PEM Flex scanner benefits for breast cancer management
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 14 December, 2007
Naviscan PET Systems has announced new clinical data from a study using the PEM Flex scanner in breast cancer management.
Siemens enhances role-based portals to boost workflow efficiencies
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 27 November, 2007
The Siemens Medical Solutions Image and Knowledge Management Division has revealed a number of new enhancements to its portfolio and is demonstrating the are role-based, context-sensitive and knowledge-driven solutions at the 93rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, USA.
Philips unveils new preclinical imaging solutions for Europe
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 12 October, 2007
Philips Electronics is introducing its complete preclinical product portfolio for the first time in Europe at the annual congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Copenhagen, Denmark from October 13 to 17, 2007.
New CAD systems target neurodegenerative diseases
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 27 June, 2007
Philips together with The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) have developed a computer aided diagnosis (CAD) system for neurodegenerative diseases.
Philips unveils new PET/CT system enhancements
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 04 June, 2007
Philips has revealed enhancements to its Gemini TF PET/CT system, which is the first commercial time-of-flight PET/CT.
Cardinal Health launches online PET/CT Imaging centre database in the USA
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 25 May, 2007
The first pan USA, searchable online database of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and PET/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) imaging centres that help physicians detect and treat select oncology, cardiology and neurology disorders has been unveiled by Cardinal Health.
Siemens offers brain imaging advance with new MR-PET prototype
Positron emission tomography (PET) : 21 May, 2007
Siemens Medical Solutions has unveiled a prototype for the world's first fully-functioning system capable of simultaneously performing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in a single system.
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