Keywords: MR-PET

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10/21/2014

A real-time tracking system developed to monitor bacteria inside the body

Combining a PET scanner with a new chemical tracer that selectively tags specific types of bacteria, Johns Hopkins researchers - working with mice report - have devised a way to …

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09/02/2014

Complementary cardiac imaging

The significant benefits of cardiac catherisation remain undisputed. However, cross-sectional imaging modalities are serious competitors when it comes to arriving at the right …

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08/31/2014

Clinical tests to confirm coronary heart disease

PET-MRI, according to many experts, is the best clinical procedure to confirm coronary heart disease (CHD). …

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08/30/2014

Fusing PET-MRI – a winning combination

Someone once described the fusion of positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a great technology looking for an application. …

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03/06/2014

High-field and Hybrid

European Hospital met up with Professor Harald H. Quick, PhD, who was appointed Director of the Erwin L. Hahn Institute (ELH) for Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging this February. …

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04/25/2013

A sharper image with combined PET/MR technology

The German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) is sending a promising duo into the race against cancer: A new PET/MR system that can combine …

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03/10/2013

MRI holds a key role in cervical cancer

Modern imaging techniques greatly enhance the treatment selection …

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03/10/2013

The importance of MRI for gynaecological malignancies

Hedvig Hricak, Chair of the Radiology Department at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA, describes emerging applications and potential trends in …

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03/08/2013

PET/MR: The opportunities are almost unlimited

MRI has become the gold standard for many indications in cardiac imaging, apart from imaging the coronary arteries. …

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03/08/2013

Personalized therapy concepts maximize clinical benefit

For the 19th consecutive year the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), takes place in Vienna. …

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03/05/2013

Hybrid imaging: PET/MR climbs the diagnostic ladder

Experts across Europe believe the combination is beginning to demonstrate its broad potential as a hybrid imaging tool …

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11/02/2012

UK researchers are working on a new MRI technique

UK researchers are working on a new MRI technique called hyperpolarised MRI – or Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation (DNP) – that can utilise more of the available nuclei than …

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07/10/2012

Future radiology infrastructures

When asked about his vision of imaging in the year 2020, Professor Bernd Hamm MD, director of the three radiology clinics at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, qualified …

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05/02/2012

Hybrid imaging: Virtual FDG-PET/CT bronchoscopy

Virtual FDG-PET/CT bronchoscopy has been found to be a technically feasible tool for the detection of lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer patients with good …

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03/31/2012

RADbook 2012 on your iPad

Quick, simple and comfortable – the RADbook 2012 on your iPad. Download the RADbook app free of charge today and have all state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging systems at your …

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03/03/2012

Hybrid imaging: PET-CT and MR-PET

A series of papers presented at the European Congress of Radiology on Friday have highlighted how hybrid imaging is helping radiologists achieve better results in the diagnosis of …

02/21/2012

What’ s new in the world of radiology?

Radiology constantly evolves. There are technical advances in terms of the capabilities of various modalities, greater clarity from contrast agents that are also safer for …

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11/30/2011

Philips' first whole body PET/MR imaging system in the US

Royal Philips Electronics is announcing 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s first commercially available whole body positron emission …

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10/26/2011

All in one: Hybrid imaging with MR/PET

Although like a conventional MR scanner the unassuming exterior is misleading. The casing houses a powerful interior. This is the new Siemens Biograph mMR, a hybrid that contains …

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10/20/2011

Assessing potential benefits in PET/MRI examination

In recent years, combined examination methods have increased, whereby two examination methods are used in a parallel examination, rather than performed separately. Frederik Giesel …

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