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The Facts About Nuclear Medicine

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 15, 2015 @ 16:09 PM

When most people hear the word “nuclear,” the first thing that comes to mind is not so positive. Think Chernobyl. Think Fukushima Daiichi. But in the medical world, “nuclear” is a great thing. Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive materials to diagnose and determine the severity a variety of diseases, including many cancers, heart disease, gastrointestinal, endocrine, neurological disorders and other abnormalities within the body. These procedures provide a wealth of valuable information that is not available through x-rays.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Equipment, PET/CT

Time to talk PET/CT

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 15:07 PM

It seems we spend a lot of time talking about CT Scans and MRIs in the medical industry, and not nearly as much talking about the PET/CT system. And while it didn’t hit the marketplace until 2001, it brings a lot to the party and does deserve the spotlight. So here it goes.

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Topics: PET/CT