Nuclear Medicine News & Stories
By Sameh Fahmy
A quantum leap in PET/CT imaging
For nuclear medicine clinicians and researchers at Switzerland’s Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, being the first site to install Biograph Vision Quadra™ marked the conclusion of a process that began when their team crossed the Atlantic to consult with Siemens Healthineers as they designed the next-generation whole-body PET/CT scanner.
By Linda Brookes
A step toward precision treatment in breast cancer
By Takeshi Shimizu, PhD
An examination of nuclear neurology in Japan
Original Dutch text by Remco Zuiderent (Fortelle)
A practical approach to cardiac PET/CT
SPECT/CT is the most common nuclear medicine imaging modality used to visualize blood circulation in the heart; however, in an increasing number of locations, facilities are switching to PET/CT. The Northwest Clinics in the Netherlands has been one of the region’s pioneers in deploying cardiac PET/CT on a large-scale clinical basis.
The best of both worlds
Scientists and physicians from Siemens Healthineers
describe the motivations and innovations behind the development of a PET/CT
scanner that combines the best of both worlds: an extended axial field of view
(FoV) with industry-leading detector technology.