emission tomography

emission tomography

[i′mish·ən tō′mäg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
A technique which uses the emission of gamma-ray photons from radioactive tracers to construct images of the distribution of the tracers in the human body.
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Positron emission tomography is a computed tomography medical procedure in which a computer-generated image of tissues is produced through the detection of gamma rays due to the decay of radionuclides and subsequent release of positrons.
Supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of a positron emission tomography and a gamma camera for nuclear medicine department of Vendee CHD, website of La Roche-sur-Yon.
at hearings to consider making the positron emission tomography scanner he helped invent more accessible under federal Medicare coverage, and his UCLA peer said the recent award adds weight.
OTCBB:SKCO), a national owner and operator of positron emission tomography (PET) and PET and computed tomography (PET/CT) medical diagnostic imaging centers, today announced that it has expanded operations at its Rockville Centre, New York PET imaging facility with the addition of a new 16 slice PET/CT imaging system.
PET was created to allow scientists and physicians from different disciplines to come together to develop ways to study the biology of disease as it takes place in the ultimate laboratory - the human body,'' said Phelps, 59, who invented the positron emission tomography scan.
OTCBB:SKCO), a national owner and operator of positron emission tomography (PET) medical diagnostic imaging centers, today announced that it has consummated the sale to Trident Advisors, Inc.
Additionally, by utilizing modalities like magnetic resonance (MR) and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, researchers may be able to develop new techniques for diagnosing and treating of patients with cardiac and peripheral ischemia.
HOUSTON -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) (the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) medical devices, announced that it has agreed to fund Niagara University's Academic Center for Integrated Sciences.
HOUSTON -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) (the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of positron emission tomography (PET) medical devices and a leader in cardiac PET, announced today that the Company has completed the acquisition of IS2 Medical Systems, Inc.
HOUSTON -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) (the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of positron emission tomography (PET) medical devices, announced today that it has acquired exclusive licensing rights to sell and further develop Cadenza Software.
In controlled clinical trials, patients taking a Roche anti-amyloid drug candidate for Alzheimer's disease will be monitored clinically for drug response using GE's positron emission tomography (PET) molecular diagnostic imaging agent.
HOUSTON -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) (the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of positron emission tomography (PET) medical devices, announced today that the Company has completed a financing agreement for $2,000,000 with private investors.

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