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As Medical Imaging Rises, Radiation Concerns Follow

3 years agoHealth : NYT: Health

The use of advanced diagnostic imaging like CT and PET scans has soared in recent years, even when doctors do not stand to profit, a study of H.M.O. data has found.
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What Is A PET Scan? How Does A PET Scan Work?

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A PET scan uses radiation, or nuclear medicine imaging, to produce 3-dimensional, color images of the functional processes within the human body. PET stands for positron emission tomography. The machine detects pairs of gamma rays w... Read Post

Advanced Medical Imaging Techniques Utilized By Most Radiation Oncologists, Study Suggests

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A recent study shows that 95 percent of radiation oncologists use advanced imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and 4-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) for target ... Read Post

Lantheus Medical Imaging Presents Phase 2 Study Results Of PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With Flurpiridaz F 18 At ICNC10

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a worldwide leader in diagnostic imaging, today announced data from a Phase 2 clinical trial that demonstrated Positron Emission Tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging with flurpiridaz F 18 pro... Read Post


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