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MEDRAD and PETNET Solutions Partner for Innovative FDG Delivery

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, INC., has signed a distribution and co-marketing partnership agreement with PETNET Solutions, a fully owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. The agreement will enable health care providers to inject Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) for ...

FluoroPharma Obtains US Patent for Imaging Cardiovascular Plaque using FDG

BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FluoroPharma Inc., a company developing breakthrough molecular imaging agents for the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) market, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 7,438,891, covering methods of imaging cardiova...

PET can help guide treatment decisions for a common pediatric cancer

...stions remain regarding when and in which patients fdg PET imaging is most useful. "Functional imagin...arly-stage disease." The study also found that fdg PET may also be useful in imaging neuroblastoma tu...In the study, a total of 113 paired MIBG scans and fdg PET scans in 60 patients with neuroblastoma at two...

PET scan can non invasively measure early assessment of treatment for common type of breast cancer

...went a needle biopsy as a control measure to compare the two techniques. The results 16 of the 21 patients had a greater than 20 percent decline in fdg values "paralleled perfectly" earlier work done by UK-based researchers who used needle biopsies to measure whether the proliferation of cancer cells...

MEDRAD(R) Revenues Grow 10 Percent in 2008

...ting and controlling Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) dosing and infusion, this innovative system minimizes the need to manually prepare and handle individual fdg doses, reducing potential radiation exposure to hospital personnel by more than 20 percent. Intego was named one of Medical Imaging Magazine ' s top...

Cardinal Health Extends Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Network to Nebraska

...maceutical manufacturing. It is challenging to efficiently distribute fdg over great distances because it is only effective within hours of its produ...ons near its nuclear pharmacy sites, Cardinal Health can quickly distribute fdg to a greater number of hospitals, clinics and research facilities using its...

MEDRAD Molecular Imaging Earns Top Rank in Innovation

...imetry, the system can deliver precise, repeatable fdg doses within +/- 2% of the measured dose. The Intego also minimizes fdg handling and is fully shielded, reducing radiation... than 20% compared to conventional (syringe-based) fdg delivery methods. "Intego technology is rai...

MEDRAD Sponsors PET Research with University of Zurich

... Controlled fdg Delivery Study Uses Intego(TM) PET Infusion System...e benefit of repeatable infusion of the prescribed fdg dose to all subjects in the study, the Intego Syst...mic PET research, and has licensed its proprietary fdg delivery technology to MEDRAD for use in the Integ...

US Oncology Applauds Journal of Clinical Oncology Study Highlighting Value of PET Scans for Cancer Patients With Various Types of Malignancies

...cal Director for PET and Director of Nuclear Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center. "Furthermore, the results of this trial have confirmed that fdg uptake is generally applicable for tumor assessment in the vast majority of cancers, and that FDG-PET imaging provides crucial additional information ...

PET's targeted imaging may lead to earlier diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer's disease

...t the New York University School of Medicine. With fdg PET, we were able to develop standardized disease-...d of dysfunction associated with dementia. Because fdg behaves like glucose when injected into the body, ...ded Mosconi. This is also the first study to use fdg PET to compare an early stage of dementia known as...
FDG in Medical Technology

FluoroPharma Announces Positive Phase I Safety Results for BFPET(TM), Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Tracer for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

...e high quality cardiac images obtained in this study indicate that new cardiac PET imaging agents can expand the applications of PET beyond the use of fdg (2-18Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-Glucose) in oncology and neurology. With two cardiac agents in clinical development and a third in our pipeline, FluoroPharma ho...

Quest PharmaTech's Prostate Cancer Program Update

... demonstrated the effectiveness of SL052 in selective destruction of normal and cancerous prostate tissues, with minimal side effects. The use of 18 F fdg (flurodeoxy glucose) PET imaging pre and post PDT treatment, highlighted the complete shut down of metabolic activity at the tumor site 24 hours after...

MediGene Announces Cancer-Fighting Virus Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trial

...c tumors showed an initial enlargement after NV1020 infusion, followed by regression. 6 months post treatment, the PET scan demonstrated no measurable fdg uptake within the lungs and near complete resolution of the liver masses. Photopenic areas were observed in the liver consistent with necrosis. The pa...
FDG in Medical Products

Metatrace FDG®

Description:...F 18 Injection: The PETNET SafetyNET: 99% On-Time Delivery of MetaTrace fdg Largest Cyclotron - Equipped Radiopharmacy Network 39 MetaTrace fdg producing sites Customized, assured dose delivery ...
Company:CTI PETNet

e.cam duet

Description:... The e.cam duet Signature Series multipurpose gamma camera is designed for SPECT and PET fdg imaging applications. The system uniquely combines the high-energy and PET imaging capability with the features and flexibility of modern day SPECT an...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
FDG in Biological News

Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management

...veral cancers. Personalizing Cancer Therapy with fdg PET: From RECIST to PERCISTa compilation of result...ntributed to and developed this new supplement. fdg PET is a noninvasive, painless molecular imaging t... "The literature in this publication suggests that fdg PET could play a significant role in personalizing...

Power of molecular imaging reveals secrets of the heart

...on of blocked coronary arteries (the surgical reopening or formation of new paths for blood flow), one group received an infusion of progenitor cells. fdg PET and 99mTc-tetrofosmine-SPECT were then used to image relative changes in myocardial perfusion (blood flow through the middle and thickest part of ...

PET/CT imaging proves golden for detecting cancer in children

...th other imaging methods. Researchers reviewed 151 fdg PET/CT exams that were performed on 55 children wi...ime, added Wahl, who pioneered the use of PET with fdg and fusion imaging in a wide range of common adult...r amounts to cancerous areas. PET scans show where fdg is by tracking the gamma rays given off by the rad...

Quantitative PET imaging finds early determination of effectiveness of cancer treatment

...n visual analysis alone when using the radiotracer fdg (fluorodeoxyglucose) with PET scans, said Michel M...eignan said, We found that quantification of tumor fdg uptake (the ratio of tissue radioactivity concentration) can markedly improve the accuracy of fdg PET for prediction of patient outcome. Additional ...
FDG in Biological Technology

MEDRAD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for FDG Infusion System

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, INC., announced today that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Infusion System for Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) imaging procedures. The new Intego(TM) PET Infusion System is the first ...

Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer

...lesions decreased more than 25% compared to baseline, and if there was no change or a decrease in size. Patients were considered nonresponders if the fdg uptake was similar or higher and/or if target lesions had increased in size. CTC counts and FDG-PET/CT response at midtherapy were compared, and univ...

MEDRAD Installs First Intego(TM) PET Infusion System

...the need to manually prepare and handle individual fdg doses, significantly reducing potential radiation ... The Intego System automates the administration of fdg for Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomograp... imaging procedures. By automating and controlling fdg dosing and infusion, the Intego System precisely, ...
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