F-18-FLT PET Assesses Glioma Treatment Progress
F-18-flurorothymidine PET appears to be useful in assessing the grade and proliferation in gliomas, especially in newly diagnosed patients.
Image Wisely Turns to Nuclear Medicine
Dose awareness extends to nuclear medicine exams with the development of online materials to guide providers on radiopharmaceutical dose utilization.
PET Imaging with Amyvid for Alzheimer's
Video: Roberto Soto, MD, discusses using PET imaging with Amyvid for Alzheimer’s evaluation, including reimbursement, training, and benefits of the new test.
Case Study: PET Imaging with Amyvid for Alzheimer’s
Video: Roberto Soto, MD, of Precision Imaging, shows a recent PET imaging case using Amyvid, recently approved for evaluation of Alzheimer's.
New Alzheimer’s Imaging Test in Use at Mount Sinai
Clinicians at Mount Sinai in New York are the first in the state to use a recently FDA-approved PET technique with florbetapir to detect Alzheimer’s disease.
PET Scans Link Low Dopamine Levels and Aggression
PET imaging has demonstrated an unexpected link between low dopamine levels and aggression in young healthy adults.
Poll of the Week: Reading PET Studies for Alzheimer's?
New diagnostic agents for use with PET imaging are improving identification of beta-amyloid, the brain plaque associated with Alzheimer’s disease. But there are some concerns about training to accurately read these studies.
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