PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing bone infection
August 10, 2022 -- While PET/MRI scanners aren't widely available, a group of orthopedic surgeons in the Netherlands say physicians with access should consider the hybrid modality over other imaging techniques for diagnosing patients with suspected chronic osteomyelitis. Read More
PET scans reveal brain activity related to menopause
August 9, 2022 -- PET scans have demonstrated for the first time that only women appear to experience specific cellular neuroinflammation related to aging in the brain's hypothalamus, a process that may be related to menopause, according to a study published on August 3 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Can body composition analysis monitor NETs on CT?
August 9, 2022 -- Body composition analysis of routine PET/CT staging exams could be used to opportunistically monitor patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of a gastroenteropancreatic origin, according to research published on August 4 in Scientific Reports. Read More
PET shows amyloid beta + tau biomarkers = Alzheimer's disease
August 1, 2022 -- Using PET to assess amyloid beta and tau biomarkers, researchers have found in a July 30 JAMA Neurology study that even in individuals without cognitive impairment, these biomarkers are associated with near-term progression to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and long-term cognitive decline. Read More
What's the best way to get students interested in nuclear medicine?
July 27, 2022 -- What can be done to boost interest in nuclear medicine among medical students? Piquing their interest could be as simple as conducting a 30-minute seminar early in their medical training, according to a study published July 22 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Study confirms accuracy of molecular breast imaging lexicon
July 21, 2022 -- A lexicon used to describe findings on molecular breast imaging exams does a good job of predicting the malignancy of lesions, suggests a study published July 20 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Ringertz: Nobel prize for PET may lie on the horizon
July 19, 2022 -- VIENNA - A Nobel prize for PET imaging could well be on the cards in the years ahead, but identifying the most deserving recipient(s) is no simple task, Prof. Hans Ringertz revealed during ECR 2022. In a rare interview, he also reflected on the long-running controversy over the 2003 Nobel prize for MRI. Read More
ECR: PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing breast cancer
July 14, 2022 -- Hybrid PET/MRI is a new frontier for breast imaging, as it allows a comprehensive tumor assessment, from morphology to functional properties, according to research shown at ECR 2022 in Vienna. Read More
Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume
July 8, 2022 -- Nuclear medicine procedure volumes are expected to increase in 2022, but reimbursement, revenue, and net income are expected to stay the same, according to IMV Medical Information Division's newly published 2022 Nuclear Medicine Market Outlook Report. Read More
PSMA-PET/CT comparable to MRI for detecting prostate cancer
July 6, 2022 -- Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-PET/CT imaging is comparable to MRI for detecting clinically significant prostate cancer. But MRI is still the more accurate modality for detecting the grade of disease, according to research presented on July 3 at the European Association of Urology in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read More
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Ringertz: Nobel prize for PET may lie on the horizon

A Nobel prize for PET imaging could well be on the cards in the years ahead, but identifying the most deserving recipient(s) is no simple task, Prof. Hans Ringertz revealed during ECR 2022. Read more

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