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Research & Innovation News

Reducing FDG activity cuts PET/MRI dose

Lowering radiotracer dose while increasing PET acquisition time in PET/MRI scans optimizes image quality at lower dose.

Silicon photomultipliers ideal for PET/MRI

A preclinical PET/RF insert based on silicon photomultipliers enables simultaneous PET and MRI inside a clinical MR scanner.

MRI strategy targets tumour tracking

A novel MR imaging strategy could improve real-time tumour tracking by enhancing image quality without increasing reconstruction times.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in cancer screening, nanomedicine, focused ultrasound and more.

Opinion

Advances in preclinical MRI technology

Recent advances in preclinical MRI technologies have escalated the extent of research that can be undertaken, explains MR Solutions' David Taylor.

OCT lines up for dermatology

Jon Holmes, CEO and co-founder of Michelson Diagnostics, takes a look at the role of optical coherence tomography in dermatology.

Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?

Nuclear medicine tackles small-animal imaging

High-performance molecular imaging systems designed for small animals could impact a wide range of medical applications.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

A new approach for dose calculation in targeted radionuclide therapy (TRT) based on collapsed cone superposition: validation with 90Y

Manuel Sanchez-Garcia, Isabelle Gardin, Rachida Lebtahi and Arnaud Dieudonné Phys. Med. Biol. 59 4769

Fundamental limits of scintillation detector timing precision

Stephen E Derenzo, Woon-Seng Choong and William W Moses Phys. Med. Biol. 59 3261

In vivo transcostal histotripsy therapy without aberration correction

Y Kim, E Vlaisavljevich, G E Owens, S P Allen, C A Cain and Z Xu Phys. Med. Biol. 59 2553