positron emission


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positron emission

[′päz·ə‚trän i‚mish·ən]
(nuclear physics)
A β-decay process in which a nucleus ejects a positron and a neutrino.
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Positron emission tomography is the diagnostic medical procedure of producing a positron emission tomography scan to examine metabolic activity of the tissues particularly the brain tissue, using a radioactive isotope administered intravenously.
Sagemark owns, operates and administers out-patient medical diagnostic imaging centers that utilize positron emission tomography (PET), and PET and computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging systems.
Through this collaboration with Philips, Dartmouth will have the ability to perform research with micro positron emission tomography (microPET), as well as other imaging technologies over the course of the relationship.
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.
GE's work on nuclear, Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT), ultrasound, optical and Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging technologies, in association with new types of targeted molecular imaging agents, makes it possible for doctors to locate and treat disease earlier.

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