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Digirad to Introduce New Clinical Standard for Cardiac SPECT

POWAY, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD ), a leading provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and services to physicians' offices, hospitals and imaging centers, will showcase its latest work-in-progress during ACC.08, the American College of C...

PET can help guide treatment decisions for a common pediatric cancer

...jor pediatric cancer institutions were reviewed. PET was used in conjunction with localization computerized tomography (CT) scans, and MIBG planar and spect imaging were combined. The study shows that for stage 1 and stage 2 neuroblastoma patients, FDG-PET depicted more primary or residual neuroblastoma, a...

Calcium Scan of Arteries Helps Spot Big Trouble

...s problems, a new German study indicates. "The combination of myocardial spect and coronary artery calcium scoring could help identify those who are at hi...r the diagnosis of coronary artery disease or in combination with a regular spect perfusion scan," he said. The calcium scan results could help guide trea...

High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk

... scoring would lend additional prognostic value to spect findings in patients with known, stable CAD. ...ent coronary artery calcium scoring in addition to spect myocardial perfusion imaging. Over a median period...sudden cardiac death, and adds prognostic value to spect findings," said co-author Christopher Uebleis...

High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk

... scoring would lend additional prognostic value to spect findings in patients with known, stable CAD. F...ent coronary artery calcium scoring in addition to spect myocardial perfusion imaging. Over a median period...sudden cardiac death, and adds prognostic value to spect findings," said co-author Christopher Uebleis, M.D...

SPECT provides high-quality images of small tumors

...specified direction are allowed throughare used in spect because it is not yet possible to focus radiation ...However, researchers have had to make tradeoffs in spect image quality, especially in imaging very small tu...all tumors." Researchers have established that spect image quality generally improves when using collim...

Symbia.net - Hotspot for Remote Access

...s Healthcare will highlight Symbia.net*, the new client-server solution for spect and SPECT-CT imaging applications for anytime, anywhere processing and read...asy installation, operation and integration. It will work with any existing spect or SPECT-CT system, RIS and PACS infrastructure. Image uploads to the serve...

Siemens Makes Innovation Accessible with Comprehensive Molecular Imaging Solutions

...e communities. Siemens Symbia(R) family of spect and SPECT-CT scanners is flexible enough to meet t...T are economical yet powerful points of entry into spect and SPECT-CT imaging for facilities that currently... in Toronto include a new thin-client solution for spect systems, Symbia(R).net. This new application allow...

Mangos Honored with 6 HMR Awards

...rint advertising, sales materials and an animated video, demonstrates why quicker, more accurate data acquisition is the smart choice when it comes to spect imaging. HMR also gave a gold award to an innovative trade show "sculpture garden" of larger than life endoscopy devices, which Mangos created fo...

VisEn Medical Launches Expanded FMT 2500(TM) Imaging Platforms at AACR Meeting

...gistration and Data Fusion Between FMT and CT, MR, spect and PET BEDFORD, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire/...ng results from complementary microCT, PET, MR and spect platforms. The announcements were made during the... both FMT and a second modality including MRI, CT, spect or PET. This resulting integration of quantified ...

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SPECT in Medical Technology

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in First Stage of the Altropane(R) POET-2 Phase III Program

...ls, it would be expected that these patients also have fewer DATs than do patients without Parkinsonian Syndromes. Altropane used in conjunction with spect imaging could be a useful test to aid in the early diagnosis of Parkinsonian Syndromes (PS) in patients with tremor for whom the clinical diagnosis is...

What is the Optimal Method of Ischemia Evaluation in WomeN: Preliminary Data from the WOMEN Study

...y Status (DASI) questionnaire. Women were randomized to either electrocardiogram exercise tolerance testing (ETT) alone or ETT with Tc-99m tetrofosmin spect myocardial perfusion imaging. Ongoing results are monitored by a Data Safety and Monitoring Board with all events adjudicated. Major adverse cardiac e...

Phase II Data on Lilly's Antibody Show It Affects Amyloid Beta, a Protein Believed To Be Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... this duration, no change in patients' cognitive scores was observed and there was no change in levels of brain amyloid beta plaque as measured by the spect tracer. In addition to the increase in the two major forms of the amyloid beta protein seen in blood and cerebrospinal fluid, an increase in the two o...

Diverse Approaches to Alzheimer's Therapies Continue to Show Progress at ICAD

...sent around the brain and spinal cord). In an optional sub-study, 24 Alzheimer's patients and 13 volunteers underwent a type of brain imaging known as spect using a tracer (known as IMPY) that measures the amount of amyloid plaque present in the brain. Measures of symptom severity were obtained in all AD p...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

...f Alzheimer's over 19 months. Imaging results from spect and PET scans were collected at baseline and after.... The researchers added that brain imaging using spect and PET confirmed the clinical trial results. spect measures regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) which...

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

...ET imaging compared to SPECT," said Dr. Kundakovic, President of FluoroPharma. "There is tremendous opportunity for BFPET, as a PET alternative in the spect dominated myocardial perfusion imaging market. The use of BFPET in conjunction with PET technology holds the promise to better quality CAD diagnosis."...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Expands Sites for the First Stage of the ALTROPANE(R) Phase III Clinical Trial Program

... distinguish Parkinsonian Syndrome tremors from non- Parkinsonian tremor: non- Parkinsonian patients would have more ALTROPANE- binding visible in the spect image, while Parkinsonian patients would have less. There are several conditions that are considered Parkinsonian Syndromes. Parkinson's Disease is ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Initiates the ALTROPANE(R) POET-2 Phase III Clinical Trial Program

...ted that these patients also have fewer DATs than do patients without Parkinsonian Syndromes. Thus, we believe that ALTROPANE used in conjunction with spect imaging could be a useful test to distinguish Parkinsonian Syndrome tremors from non- Parkinsonian tremor: non-Parkinsonian patients would have more A...

Siemens Showcases Its Most Comprehensive and Advanced Breast Care Portfolio

...nostic SPECT-CT using Siemens Symbia TruePoint(TM) SPECT-CT imaging systems combines anatomical clarity obtained from CT with functional imaging using spect lymphoscintigraphy for accurate localization of sentinel nodes. This information is then used for biopsy to evaluate for nodal metastases. The Biogr...

New Data for Cytogen's QUADRAMET Reported at Annual ASCO Meeting

...Imaging Clinics, Houston, Texas (Abstract No. 2103, Monday June 4, 2007, 2:30 PM) "Use of SPECT/CT in tumor localization: SPECT/CT versus planar and spect imaging in tumor localization" by Levi, et al. Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, Orlando, Florida (Abstract No. 2228, Monday, June 4, 2007,...

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SPECT in Medical Products

CardiArc Cardiac SPECT System

Description: CardiArc has developed and patented a new, smaller and faster technology for cardiac single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with twice the resolution of existing devices. The CardiArc system is as small as an executive chair, runs on 110 Volts AC and fits easily in a 6-by-7 foot exam ro...
Company:CardiArc, Inc.

biograph 64 Slice PET/CT Scanner

Description:...ry CT angiography imaging combined with cardiac perfusion and visibility. Symbia TruePoint SPECTCT combines calcium scoring with myocardial perfusion spect for cardiac risk stratification....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

c.cam

Description:... A first of its kind product, Siemens c.cam features a unique chair, the most appealing colors and state-of-the-art spect technology to bring together the most innovative nuclear cardiology system. The exclusive, contoured patient chair allows patients to sit back comfort...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

SR - Single Rectangular Head Camera

Description:... Single Head Rectangular Camera IS2s Single Rectangular Head Camera is the right choice for whole body scans and spect studies. Offering flexibility, ease of use and a large field of view, the Single Rectangular Head Camera is an ideal camera for bone and organ studies...
Company:IS2 Medical Systems

SC - Single Circular Head Camera

Description:...an ideal gamma camera for lighter cardiology loads, with the ability to perform bone and organ studies, spot views, Myocardial perfusion diagnosis and spect studies. Also offering a low cost and space efficient solution for patient overflow situations, the IS2 Single Circular Head....
Company:IS2 Medical Systems

Digital Cardiac Camera

Description:... IS2s DCC camera is optimized for cardiac imaging and performs both gated and non-gated spect and dual-view planar studies. Resolution and image quality are superior to variable geometry systems. Access to the front of the gantry is cle...
Company:IS2 Medical Systems

e.cam Multiangle Cardiac

Description:...le nonuniform cardiac attenuation correction accessory features a unique fixed multiple-line array that increases the accuracy of myocardial perfusion spect and enhances diagnostic confidence....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

e.cam Single

Description:...hairs. This cost-effective system features a clinically versatile open gantry, caudal/cephalic detector tilt capability, automatic body contouring for spect and whole body scans, as well as upgrade paths to dual-head configurations....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

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-ene... and PET imaging capability with the features and flexibility of modern day spect and planar imaging, all in one unit. The e.cam duet maximizes camera...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

D-SPECT Cardiac Imaging System

Features:...s that improve resolution by up to a factor of 2 Automation and personalization of acquisition Increased throughput with rapid 2-minute Gated spect acquisitions Improved financial outcomes with enhanced clinical throughput Enhanced patient comfort with fast scanning and no need for the pat...
Company:Spectrum Dynamics

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