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Siemens Healthineers debuts Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT

At the 2017 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 10-14 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, Siemens Healthineers debuts Symbia Intevo Bold, a system that combines the company’s proven single-photon emission computed ...

06/10/2017

The aging brain's memory functions

A European study led by Umeå University Professor Lars Nyberg, has shown that the dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic memory, which function often reduces with age and due to dementia. This new insight can contribute to the understanding of why some but not ...

07/13/2016

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

‘The combination of nuclear medicine and modern imaging procedures such as CT and MRI is becoming increasingly important in the diagnosis, treatment planning and aftercare of cancerous diseases,’ explains Professor Katrine Åhlström Riklund, who presides over the newly ...

06/28/2016

Imaging scans track down persistent cancer cells

Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection. The study from the ...

03/24/2016

PET imaging: Visualising amyloid deposition

Neurologists are gaining new insights into dementia imaging by harnessing the latest opportunities offered by Positron Emission Tomography (PET). In a session at ECR 2016, Professor Karl Herholz will highlight how the modality is not only making an important contribution to ...

03/05/2016

Eckert & Ziegler expands cooperation program with drug developers

Eckert & Ziegler AG, a specialist for isotope-based applications in medicine, science and industry, is expanding its cooperation program with promising drug developers in the field of nuclear medicine and will support Curasight, a spin-off based on research by the group of ...

02/03/2016

New Hybrid PET/MRI system improves breast cancer diagnosis

A new EU-funded project HYPMED is developing a ground-breaking imaging method for more accurate detection of breast cancer and a better, more personalised, understanding of its response to therapy.

01/28/2016

Foundation of new subspecialty society for hybrid imaging

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is proud to announce the foundation of a new subspecialty society, the European Society for Hybrid Medical Imaging (ESHI).

12/01/2015

3D image may provide better size match

A new 3D computer modeling system may significantly improve a surgeon's ability to select the best sized donor heart for children receiving heart transplants, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015.

11/10/2015

First patients treated with focused ultrasound

Researchers at the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia have performed the first focused ultrasound treatments in the United States for dyskinesia associated with Parkinson’s disease.

09/11/2015