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BAMF Health, United Imaging Celebrate Total-Body PET Clinic Focused on Theranostics

United Imaging, a global leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, announced that the uEXPLORER, the company’s state-of-the-art digital two-meter total-body PET/CT, has arrived and is being installed at the Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building...

New Report Provides Strategies for Managing Contrast Shortage

Recent disruptions in a pharmaceutical supply chain have impacted the global availability of GE Healthcare Omnipaque™ iohexol iodinated contrast media (ICM) for radiologic examinations. A new Special Report published in the journal Radiology provides consensus...

Philips showcases ultra-low contrast PCI solutions at EuroPCR 2022

Royal Philips is showcasing innovations at EuroPCR (May 17-20, Paris, France) that can enable interventionists to perform ultra-low contrast percutaneous coronary intervention (ULC-PCI) procedures with greater confidence and clarity. Philips’ ULC-PCI solutions...

Bruker Launches Novel 7 Tesla and 9.4 Tesla Preclinical MRI Magnets

At the ISMRM 2022 conference, Bruker announced the launch of innovative 7 Tesla and 9.4 Tesla conduction-cooled Maxwell magnets for its market-leading preclinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems portfolio, according to a press release. Following the success...

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Off the Clock: Kitt Shaffer, MD, Ph.D., FACR

Off the Clock: Kitt Shaffer, MD, Ph.D., FACR

For Kitt Shaffer, MD, Ph.D., FACR, art has always been a major part of her life. Growing up in a family that supported and enabled her creative endeavors, Shaffer was making jewelry in junior high, and netting awards for her realistic paintings and figure drawing by high school. But in medical school, when all her time was occupied by the work of completing her professional education, those creative efforts largely went by the wayside.

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Off the Clock: Bradley Spieler

Off the Clock: Bradley Spieler

Bradley Spieler is a native New Orleanian through and through. With a group he christened “Saints Fans Being Saints,” Spieler partnered with staff at Louisiana State University Medical Center Spirit of Charity Foundation to donate money and gifts-in-kind to patients being cared for at the Level I trauma center.

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Off the Clock: Eric Hooper

Off the Clock: Eric Hooper

Growing up in Granite City, Illinois, just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Eric Hooper enjoyed a childhood full of outdoor activities. From waterskiing to bow hunting to riding minibikes, Hooper developed a taste for action mixed in with the excitement of exploring wild places.

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Off the Clock: Mary Dickinson

Off the Clock: Mary Dickinson

In addition to shepherding breast cancer patients through the process that helps them navigate their health concerns, Dickinson also leads fundraising efforts that help support the expense of their treatment.

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