radiopharmaceutical


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radiopharmaceutical

[‚rād·ē·ō‚fär·mə′süd·ə·kəl]
(pharmacology)
A radioactive drug used for medicinal purposes, either diagnostic or therapeutic.
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Such collaborations and partnerships are expected to support the global radiopharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine market growth over the forecast period.
As a neuroendocrine tumor (NETS) patient, Mailman, offered a patient perspective on the benefits of radiopharmaceutical imaging.
[sup.51]Cr, a radiopharmaceutical that disperses within the cellular content of blood, is used to determine red cells volume (sometimes referred to as red cell mass) [5].
GE will extend its expertise in radiopharmaceutical site planning design, supply advanced healthcare equipment for the facility, provide GMP certification support and deliver a comprehensive clinical education solution.
"We are constantly focused on finding new ways to improve the overall efficiency of the radiopharmaceutical supply chain," says Rademacher, who joined Cardinal in November 2007 after serving as president of CareAllies, a subsidiary of Cigna Corp., which provides medical and disease management services to health plans and employers.
Any drug or chemical agent which alters the chemical identity of the tracer or alters the physiological status of the organ of interest could be expected to alter radiopharmaceutical disposition (4).
He continued, "We are very happy to be working with DRAXIMAGE, one of the world leaders in the development and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals. We believe that this collaboration will not only help advance our lead molecules to the clinic, but also generate exciting possibilities for future products based on a combination of our two companies' expertise."
Similarly, we are concerned that CMS's proposed 2006 rates for radiopharmaceutical SCODs will, on average, exceed hospitals' acquisition costs.
For others, images are taken an hour, 2 hours or even several days after administration of the radiopharmaceutical. In most cases, you are permitted to leave the hospital and return later for the imaging procedure.
Diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals are drugs and must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- German radiopharmaceutical group Isotopen Technologien Munchen AG has signed a Research Evaluation and Option Agreement for a worldwide exclusive license with German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 30, 2017-Novartis to Acquire Radiopharmaceutical Company Advanced Accelerator