News tagged with pet scans

Catching Alzheimer's in the act

(Medical Xpress) -- Like a thief hidden in the brain, the neurodegenerative disease called Alzheimer's steals away memory as it gradually destroys brain cells, changing personalities and disrupting lives in the process.

Jul 22, 2011
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FDA approval for Siemens PET Scan - MRI combo

(Medical Xpress) -- The Siemens Biograph mMR system, offering both a PET scan and an MRI that work simultaneously, has been given approval by the FDA. The idea behind this machine and the ability to run both tests at the ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Irregular breathing can affect accuracy of 4-D PET/CT

A study presented at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting focuses on the effect that breathing irregularities have on the accuracy of 4D positron emission tomography (PET) scans and outlines a PET imaging method that reduces "motion ...

Jun 07, 2011
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