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PET/MRI: Reflections Two Years After FDA Approval
The institutions that adopted PET/MRI after its 2011 approval reflect on the changes in workflow and protocol, and the utility and future of the new technology. This is the first in a two-part series.
Enhanced PET/CT May Help Detect Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Use of 18F-FDG PET/CT may help detect advanced disease in patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.
Early FLT-PET/CT May Help Predict Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes
Early use of FLT-PET/CT screening during treatment for head and neck cancer can indicate long-term patient outcomes.
Medicare approves FDG-PET for cervical cancer staging
Medical imagers can now expect Medicare to routinely cover FDG-PET for initial staging of cervical cancer, thanks to a national coverage ruling announced Nov. 10.
ACR predicts ‘access catastrophe’ from 16% Medicare rate cuts
The American College of Radiology is predicting that imaging access will plunge and patient waiting times will soar from new Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rules that will cut Medicare payments for outpatient imaging by an estimated 16% next year.
Advanced visualization aims to expand in the enterprise
Specialties outside of radiology could benefit from unified databases and iPhone applications.
Agency announces NRU reactor shutdown will continue into 2010
The Canadian nuclear reactor that satisfies more than half of demand of molybdenum-99 for medical nuclear imaging services in North America will not return to service until the first quarter of 2010.