Most diabetes patients unprepared for FDG-PET/CT scans
June 10, 2019 -- Many nuclear medicine practices are neglecting to tell patients with diabetes that their medications could affect the image quality of their FDG-PET/CT scans, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
NaF-PET/CT rarely finds prostate cancer bone metastases
June 3, 2019 -- Sodium fluoride (NaF) PET/CT rarely adds value for detecting bone metastases in patients with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer and normal bone scintigraphy results prior to prostatectomy, according to a study published online May 30 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
IMV: PET/CT drives PET scan volume to new heights
May 20, 2019 -- Procedure volume in the PET market hit the highest level ever in the U.S., with adoption of PET/CT scanners mainly responsible for driving growth. More than 2 million PET scans were performed in the U.S. in 2018, according to a new market research report by IMV Medical Information Division. Read More