GE targets radiology efficiency with new product launches
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching new products across a range of medical imaging modalities at RSNA 2021, with a common theme: making radiology departments and imaging centers more efficient. The introductions include a new MRI family and a new CT scanner. Read More
PET assesses brain function in COVID-19 patients
November 29, 2021 -- Patients with neurological symptoms due to COVID-19 appear to be in the clear after five months, according to a study presented Monday morning at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Canon's virtual exhibit highlights include new MRI scanner
November 29, 2021 -- While Canon Medical Systems opted not to exhibit in person in McCormick Place, the company is still showcasing its products with a virtual exhibition. Among Canon's highlights are a new MRI scanner, deep learning-based enhancements in CT reconstruction, and a new ultrasound package. Read More
F-18 fluoroestradiol tracer useful for diagnosing breast cancer
November 28, 2021 -- F-18 fluoroestradiol PET/CT imaging could improve patient management in women with invasive lobular carcinoma breast cancer, according to a presentation Sunday morning at the RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Photon-counting CT scanner paces Siemens at RSNA 2021
November 28, 2021 -- A new photon-counting CT scanner called Naeotom Alpha is the main attraction at the RSNA 2021 booth of Siemens Healthineers this week. The company is also highlighting new product launches in MRI, conventional CT, software for women's health, and other modalities. Read More
PET/MRI proves valuable in difficult epilepsy cases
November 24, 2021 -- PET/MRI can identify the brain lesions causing seizures in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy when standard approaches fail, according to research published November 20 in Epilepsy Research. The findings may offer hope for patients for whom surgery is often the only treatment option. Read More
PET links psychological stress and asthma
November 23, 2021 -- PET imaging of brain activity in people with asthma shows that psychological stress is involved in triggering asthma attacks, according to a study published November 17 in Biological Psychology. Read More
PSMA-PET predicts patient response to chemotherapy
November 19, 2021 -- PET imaging with a radiotracer based on prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) can help predict whether patients with metastatic prostate cancer will respond to chemotherapy, a significant finding in efforts to tailor therapy to individual patients, according to a study published November 12 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
How can the clinical potential of PET/MRI be unlocked?
November 11, 2021 -- Why are some countries lagging behind others when it comes to unlocking the clinical potential of PET/MRI? Cancer imaging expert Dr. Vicky Goh of the U.K. took out her crystal ball and provided some insight into the future role of PET/MRI and how both modalities can be integrated effectively. Read More
PET imaging lays foundation for new cancer therapies
November 8, 2021 -- PET imaging of cancer patients with an experimental gallium-68 (Ga-68) tracer may be a reliable way to evaluate new therapies, according to a study published November 5 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More