Earlier this year, United Imaging Healthcare was granted FDA clearance for their full-body combined PET/CT scanner. The scanner, called the uEXPLORER, performs whole-body scans using a combination of both PET and CT scans. The new system, designed in China, is expected to be used for research and in clinics. uEXPLORER’s advanced technology can find cancer,…

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you have probably received multiple CT scans during treatment. The cross-sectional images of bones, soft tissue, and blood vessels produced by CT scans are vital in diagnosing and treating cancer. CT scans are routinely used in radiotherapy or radiation treatment. Doctors utilize CT scans…

Your dog can get a CT scan! When veterinarians need to get a closer look at a dog or cat’s organ, muscle, or bone, they might order a CT scan and refer your pet to a university vet hospital or specialty center where the procedures are performed. CT scans in pets are almost identical to…

Research findings conducted during the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI), found a new blood test can detect mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) missed by CT scans. The data was collected from 18 different brain trauma centers in the United States. “Blood-based biomarkers are emerging as an important tool to detect…

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