PET/CT reveals how COVID-19 manifests in critically ill patients
March 21, 2023 -- A research group from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has highlighted findings from whole-body F-18 FDG-PET/CT that show how COVID-19 manifests in critically ill patients. Read More
SPECT comparable to conventional gamma for detecting heart attack
March 17, 2023 -- SPECT cameras with cadmium zinc telluride detectors perform comparably to conventional gamma devices for imaging patients with suspected heart attack, Swedish researchers have reported. Read More
Hybrid PET/CT scanners: An imaging revolution or more hype?
March 15, 2023 -- Total-body and long axial field-of-view PET/CT scanners have the potential to dramatically improve imaging in patients, but can they be considered a revolution in the field? That question was debated during a discussion at ECR 2023 in Vienna. Read More
Will lecanemab approval increase PET scan volumes?
March 13, 2023 -- Europe could see increased demand for PET imaging if the monoclonal antibody lecanemab receives regulatory approval for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, the European Association for Nuclear Medicine has stated. Read More
GE HealthCare focuses on upgrades and 'experiences' at ECR 2023
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - At ECR 2023, GE HealthCare showcased a range of new imaging hardware and software, as well as "immersive experiences." For the first time, it participated in an ECR as an independent public traded company. Read More
Turn it off! Idle machines waste energy
March 4, 2023 -- Radiology departments can help to reduce the impact of climate change by turning off unused imaging scanners and workstations during off hours, Swiss investigators have reported at ECR 2023. Read More
Positron emission mammography receives attention at ECR 2023
March 4, 2023 -- New research findings presented at an ECR session held on 2 March have revealed that positron emission mammography allows for more accurate evaluation of breast cancer's response to chemotherapy, as well as residual tissue. Read More
FDG-PET/CT reveals sites of COVID-19 brain infection
March 3, 2023 -- FDG-PET/CT imaging shows metabolic neurologic changes due to COVID-19 in patients before the onset of anatomical abnormalities and can detect more active infection sites than MRI, according to research presented on 2 March at ECR 2023 in Vienna. Read More
ECR: PSMA-RADS 1.0 validated in prostate cancer patients
March 2, 2023 -- Researchers in Germany have validated a system called PSMA-RADS 1.0 for clinicians to interpret PET/CT scans in patients with prostate cancer, according to a presentation on 1 March at ECR 2023 in Vienna. Read More
New global guidelines issued for PET imaging of neuroendocrine tumors
February 27, 2023 -- The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine have released a practice guideline for somatostatin receptor PET imaging of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Read More