French team seeks to drive down FDG dose in PET/MRI
September 19, 2022 -- Researchers from Sorbonne University in Paris are convinced that radiation doses in PET/MRI exams can be reduced significantly without compromising image quality in patients with neurological disorders. Read More
Radiographers 'often last step' when it comes to medicine safety
September 19, 2022 -- Radiographers often serve as "the last step" when it comes to patient safety and medicine delivery, according to speakers at a webinar hosted on 15 September by the World Health Organization. Read More
Imaging demonstrates how HIV scores 'direct hit' to heart muscle
September 16, 2022 -- The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have an impact on the heart not only via the development of coronary artery disease but also by a "direct hit to the heart muscle," a team of researchers from a top London facility has found. Read More
How widespread is fraud in nuclear medicine research?
September 13, 2022 -- Leading Dutch researchers claim that fraud may be a problem in nuclear medicine journals, based on the results of their global survey. Their findings were published on 8 September in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Danish team underlines value of PET tracer for neuroendocrine tumors
August 29, 2022 -- A new gallium-68 PET radiotracer appears to be effective for predicting higher risk of disease progression and mortality in patients with neuroendocrine tumors, according to a study from the University of Copenhagen. Read More
4 key clinical areas emerge for optimum use of PET/MRI
August 17, 2022 -- The question today isn't why PET/MRI hybrid scanners should be used over PET/CT but how they can be best put to use. This is the view of a top German specialist in hybrid imaging, who points to four major applications in which PET/MRI is proving to be a game changer. Read More
Russia invests in nuclear medicine research facility in Bolivia
August 15, 2022 -- Bolivia has opened a nuclear research center in La Paz -- more than 4000 m above sea level. The $300 million facility is the world's highest-altitude site producing medical radioisotopes, and is a joint effort between the Bolivian Nuclear Energy Agency and the Russian giant Rosatom. Read More
PET/MRI can provide boost for bone infection diagnosis
August 12, 2022 -- A group of orthopedic surgeons in the Netherlands are convinced that medical staff with access to PET/MRI should consider the hybrid modality over other imaging techniques for diagnosing patients with suspected chronic osteomyelitis. Read More
Which evidence-based indications point to the use of PET/CT?
August 8, 2022 -- A multidisciplinary team of U.K. experts has produced a comprehensive guide to help determine when the clinical use of PET/CT is justified. The 86-page document can be downloaded free of charge. Read More
Ringertz: Nobel prize for PET may lie on the horizon
July 19, 2022 -- VIENNA - A Nobel prize for PET imaging could well be on the cards in the years ahead, but identifying the most deserving recipient(s) is no simple task, Prof. Hans Ringertz revealed during ECR 2022. Read More