Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation Visualized with PET and SPECT
Imaging visualizes rheumatoid arthritis inflammation in preclinical study.
18F-FDG/PET Helps Predict Prognosis of Vegetative Patients
18F-FDG PET more accurate than fMRI and may help physicians better determine the long-term recovery of patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome.
FDA Approves ResolutionMD for Diagnosis on Mobile Devices
Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD received FDA clearance for diagnosis on mobile devices for most imaging modalities.
Nuclear Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Use Decreasing
Use of nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging exams dropped sharply between 2006 and 2011, but substitute imaging studies haven’t increased.
PET/CT Bests Biopsy in Lymphoma Progression to Bone Marrow
18F-FDG PET/CT can better assess bone marrow involvement in patients with newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma than can standard bone biopsy.
PET/MR Requires New Technologist Standards
Nuclear medicine and MR technologists recommend regulations around education, certification and staffing for the new hybrid technology.
PET May Indicate Which Patients Benefit from Antidepressants
PET images may help determine which patients with major depression will respond best to medication or to cognitive behavior therapy.
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