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Probo Medical Acquires IMAX Medical

Probo Medical, a leading global provider of medical imaging equipment, parts, repair and service, has announced the acquisition of IMAX Medical (“IMAX”). Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

MR Conditional Electrode Line Receives FDA Clearance

Rhythmlink International, LLC has announced FDA clearance of a new product line. Sticky Pad Surface Electrodes, a line of peel and stick-on electrodes for Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) and Electroencephalography (EEG) are now FDA Cleared MR Conditional for 1.5 and 3 Tesla MRI environments.

SpinTech Acquires MR Innovations

Detroit-based MRI technology company SpinTech, Inc. has acquired medical-imaging research and technology developer Magnetic Resonance Innovations, Inc. (MR Innovations).

KA Imaging to Present Poster at ECR 2021

KA Imaging, a company that develops innovative X-ray imaging solutions, announced that a poster reporting on results from a study examining the feasibility of lateral chest dual-energy subtraction radiography using a stacked single-exposure multi-layer x-ray detector will be presented by Sebastian Maurino, a medical physicist at KA Imaging, at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

FDA Approves Cerianna

PETNET Solutions Inc., a Siemens Healthineers company, and Zionexa USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zionexa SAS, have announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) injection for intravenous use. Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) is a molecular imaging agent indicated for use in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for the detection of estrogen receptor-positive lesions as an adjunct to biopsy in patients with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer. Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) is the first FDA-approved F-18 PET imaging agent specifically indicated for use in patients with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.

Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) will be commercially available beginning in late 2020/early 2021 through PETNET Solutions, Inc., Zionexa USA’s manufacturer and exclusive commercial distributor in the U.S. Additional manufacturing sites will be added as each site receives regulatory approval to commence manufacturing.

“PETNET Solutions Inc., is proud to work with Zionexa USA as the exclusive U.S. commercial supplier making Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) accessible to imaging centers and their breast cancer patients,” said Barry Scott, Head of PETNET Solutions Inc. “Our extensive network of radiopharmacies enables us to increase access to cutting-edge radiotracers such as Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18), helping health care facilities address the challenge of recurrent and metastatic breast cancer.”

“Zionexa is pleased to be able to make Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) commercially available through the extensive manufacturing network of PETNET Solutions Inc.,” said Peter Webner, chief executive officer of Zionexa USA. “PETNET has been a great partner to Zionexa and has surpassed our expectations as a contract manufacturer. Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F 18) will provide clinicians with additional, previously unavailable data on the estrogen receptor status of tumors across the patient’s entire body, providing additional data to enhance therapeutic decision-making.”

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