Author | Gerald W. Keister


SPECT/CT plus assay boosts surgical success

December 01, 2006

Complementary methods have helped physicians at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Texas improve the success rate of surgical treatments for ectopic parathyroid adenoma.

MIO Briefing

December 01, 2006

Short half-life handicaps clinical adoption of carbon-11 radioisotope

December 01, 2006

Carbon-11 tracer's 20-minute half life makes it too expensive for most community hospitals, but it can minimize radiation exposure and enable repeat measurements without interference from previous studies.