*  US20120238867A1 - Method and apparatus for examining tissue for predefined target cells, particularly cancerous cells, and a...
Such techniques have been used with radioisotopes in order to target tumor tissue or cancerous cells when examined with ... and MAbs have been used in diagnostic imaging since 1992. For example, in cancer diagnostics, MAbs targeted at specific ... Compound image display system and method US6500119B1 (en) * 1999-12-01. 2002-12-31. Medical Tactile, Inc.. Obtaining images of ... Enhancing contrast in biological imaging US6377841B1 (en) * 2000-03-31. 2002-04-23. Vanderbilt University. Tumor demarcation ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US20120238867A1/en
*  Radiotherapy facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Radiotherapy
These treatments, along with the diagnostic imaging techniques which employ radioisotopes have become the province of the ... The gamma rays which these emit can be directed at a tumour through a tube or needle. They are safer than X-rays both for ... See also cancer; chemotherapy; imaging techniques; radiation, ionizing; radioactivity; radiology; X-rays. ... In addition to diagnostic applications, radiotherapy is used to sterilize medical instruments. Because it can be applied at ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/radiotherapy
*  Gallium - Wikipedia
This allows such sites to be imaged by nuclear scan techniques. Gallium-68, a positron emitter with a half-life of 68 min, is ... a synthetic radioisotope of germanium, in gallium-68 generators. Gallium is used for neutrino detection. Possibly the largest ... has been used as an intravenous pharmaceutical to treat hypercalcemia associated with tumor metastasis to bones. Gallium is ... now used as a diagnostic radionuclide in PET-CT when linked to pharmaceutical preparations such as DOTATOC, a somatostatin ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallium
*  What are the Different Nuclear Medicine Technologist Jobs?
Nuclear medicine can be used to take flat images, treat cancer tumors, evaluate organ function, and create three-dimensional ... providing training in the processes and techniques used to work with radioisotopes and other nuclear technologies. ... Technologists work in cancer treatment centers, diagnostic clinics, and in hospitals. The quality of images available with this ... Positions are available at the imaging equipment company, radioisotope and radiopharmaceutical supply company, as well as all ...
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*  Medical imaging - Wikipedia
Using superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, magnetic particle imaging (MPI) is a developing diagnostic imaging technique ... imaging of prostate tumors is better accomplished using T2-MRI and DWI-MRI than T2-weighted imaging alone. The number of ... In SPECT imaging, the patient is injected with a radioisotope, most commonly Thallium 201TI, Technetium 99mTC, Iodine 123I, and ... This imaging modality utilizes a wide beam of x rays for image acquisition and is the first imaging technique available in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_imaging
*  Radioactive nanoparticle - Wikipedia
Other benefits of nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic use include increased blood and tumor retention time, as well as ... Engineered radioactive nanoparticles are used in medical imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography and single- ... Radioisotopes - Applications in Bio-Medical Science. InTech. doi:10.5772/20719. ISBN 978-953-307-748-2. Retrieved 2017-07-11. ... Radioactive nanoparticles have applications in medical diagnostics, medical imaging, toxicokinetics, and environmental health, ...
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*  Radioisotopes and Their Biomedical Applications | OMICS International
Radionuclides also termed as radioisotopes are elements that possess radioactivity. It means upon decay they emit radiations ... Thus radioisotopes could be used for numerous biomedical purposes such as cancer and tumour treatment, imaging, biochemical ... Carbon Isotope Techniques 1: 125.. *Dalrymple GB, Lanphere MA (1969) Potassium-argon dating: Principles, techniques and ... Cancer treatment/diagnostics, radio immunotherapy, SPECT or PET. Dy-165. 2.33h. Radiation synovectomy, rheumatoid arthritis ...
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*  Patente US20100092475 - Treatment method using egfr antibodies and src inhibitors and related ... - Google Patentes
A typical antibody dose for either tumor imaging or tumor treatment will be in the range of from 0.5 to 40 mg, preferably from ... are useful in in vitro diagnostics techniques and in in vivo radioimaging techniques and in radioimmunotherapy. In the instance ... the specific binding members of the present invention may be conjugated to an imaging agent rather than a radioisotope(s), ... Treatment commenced once tumors had reached a mean volume a mean volume of approximately 80 mm3. Tumor volume in mm3 was ...
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*  John Libbey Eurotext - Bulletin du Cancer - Immunotargeting of tumors: state of the art and prospects in 2000
123-iodine or 99m-technetium labeled Fab fragments allowed very demonstrative tumor images but this technique has a limited ... In this review, the current results and the prospects of diagnostic and therapeutic uses of anti-tumor antibodies and their ... radioimmunotherapy could concern small tumors and need the use of two-steps targeting and/or alpha emitters radioisotopes. Some ... Following 15 years of experimental studies, tumor immunotargeting using monoclonal antibodies directed against tumor associated ...
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*  METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXAMINING TISSUE FOR PREDEFINED TARGET CELLS, PARTICULARLY CANCEROUS CELLS, AND A PROBE USEFUL IN...
Such techniques have been used with radioisotopes in order to target tumor tissue or cancerous cells when examined with ... used in diagnostic imaging since 1992. For example, in cancer diagnostics, MAbs targeted at specific antigens found on cancer ... Techniques using nano/micro crystal particles have also been used as novel intravascular probes for both diagnostic (e.g., ... 0010] As will be described more particularly below, the novel method exploits the known technique for localization of tumors by ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/app/20120238867
*  US6567687B2 - Method and system for guiding a diagnostic or therapeutic instrument towards a target region inside the patient's...
A combined image obtained by registering structural and functional images of at least a portion of the patient's body including ... The guiding device is connectable to a computer device displaying the combined image and operable thereby for guiding the ... Method and system are presented for guiding a diagnostic or therapeutic instrument towards a correct target inside the ... Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques aimed at diagnosing and treating cancerous tumors are known and widely used. Some of them ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US6567687?oq=5463388
*  Scintigraphy - Wikipedia
... use radioisotopes but are not used to produce a specific image. Scintillography is an imaging method of nuclear events provoked ... Scintigraphy is unlike a diagnostic X-ray where external radiation is passed through the body to form an image. Scintigraphy of ... Another extensive use of scintillography is in medical imaging techniques which use gamma ray detectors called gamma cameras. ... 2007). "Anatomic and functional imaging of metastatic carcinoid tumors". Radiographics. 27 (2): 455-77. doi:10.1148/rg. ...
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*  Medical Imaging sub-cluster 73
To suggest a new useful diagnostic technique, principles of the selective excitation technique-magnetic resonance images ( ... The role of functional imaging in the tumor patient. Wehner Tim T Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, National Hospital for ... Recent availability of positron emitting radioisotope labeled somatostatin analogues to image neuroendocrine cancers, has ... Positron emission tomography imaging in sarcoidosis. Vettiyil Beth B Radiology Research Fellow, Diagnostic Radiology, ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/82/Medical-Imaging/sub-73.html
*  Indication Criteria of Imaging Exams for Diagnosing of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders | OMICS International
The various subtypes of temporomandibular disorders and different imaging exams available for diagnosis and indication ... This review aims to present the main techniques of diagnostic imaging of the TMJ and stomatognathic structures. Discuss its ... A study that compared the accuracy of imaging for detection of bone tumors revealed that diagnostic nuclear medicine ... radioisotopes, capture form, radiation dose, sensitivity and results presentation [18]. ...
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*  Molecular imaging - Wikipedia
In Europe, other "networks of excellence" such as DiMI (Diagnostics in Molecular Imaging) or EMIL (European Molecular Imaging ... Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique which produces a three-dimensional image or picture ... Chen K, Xie J, Chen X (2009). "RGD-human serum albumin conjugates as efficient tumor targeting probes". Mol Imaging. 8 (2): 65- ... The radioisotopes used in SPECT have relatively long half lives (a few hours to a few days) making them easy to produce and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_imaging
*  Neoplastic meningitis - Wikipedia
This is especially useful for liquid tumors such as leukemia and lymphoma. Some of the techniques that achieve this are flow ... The first sample has diagnostic sensitivity of 54% but with repeated sampling, diagnostic sensitivity is increased to 91%. ... Patients with suspected NM should undergo one or two lumbar punctures, cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), spinal MRI, ... and a radioisotope CSF flow study to rule out sites of CSF block. If the cytology remains negative and radiological studies are ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoplastic_meningitis
*  Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market - Industry Analysis, Forecast 2024
Rising awareness about health in developing countries also drives Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market ... Global Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market is mainly driven by growing health care industry, aging population; ... Single-photon emission computed tomography is further sub-segmented into tumor imaging, Infection imaging, thyroid imaging, ... Diagnostic techniques include medicine which are combined with radiotracers, which emit gamma rays from radiotracers within the ...
  https://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/radioactive-diagnostic-agent-market.html
*  Diagnostic Imaging | Salinas Valley
Salinas Valley Memorial Health System provides patients with some of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities ... MRI is a diagnostic technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create cross-sectional images of the head and body ... Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT) is a diagnostic tool that uses radioisotopes to image the body's biochemical functions, ... Nuclear medicine images assist physicians in diagnosing diseases, tumors and infections. Specifically, nuclear medicine can be ...
  https://www.svmh.com/Services/Imaging/Diagnostic-Imaging.aspx
*  Updated and New Perspectives on Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy of Malignant Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma
First results in patients with neuroendocrine tumors," Molecular Imaging and Biology, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 42-48, 2003. View at ... Patients are selected by the evidence of significant radioisotope uptake on diagnostic scintigraphy with 123I-MIBG or 131I-MIBG ... Laparoscopic removal of intra-adrenal and extra-adrenal PGLs is the preferred surgical technique, but, in case of large tumors ... Ultrasound imaging is of limited diagnostic yield but can be useful for the detection of HNPGLs [22, 24]. ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jo/2012/872713/
*  Radiopharmaceuticals Market Globally Expected to Drive Growth through 2026 | Medgadget
Radiopharmaceuticals are the formulations containing radioactive substances called as radioisotopes or radiotracers. ... Diagnostic Radiopharmaceuticals/ Nuclear Diagnostics *Tumor/Cancer Imaging. *Organ Imaging. *Receptor Imaging. * ... Moreover, advances in nuclear imaging technology, increased usage of SPECT and PET imaging techniques, thriving demand for ... According to World Nuclear Association, more than 10,000 hospitals across the world are using radioisotopes for the diagnostic ...
  https://www.medgadget.com/2016/11/radiopharmaceuticals-market-globally-expected-to-drive-growth-through-2026.html
*  Texaphyrin metal complexes having improved functionalization - Patent # 5599923 - PatentGenius
... fluorescence imaging, photodynamic tumor therapy and applications requiring singlet oxygen production for cytotoxicity. ... Many of the same considerations hold true for radioisotope-based therapy as do for radioisotope-based diagnostics. A number of ... Powerful techniques include the use of these texaphyrins in magnetic resonance imaging followed by photodynamic tumor therapy ... 5,252,720 teaches using a texaphyrin bifunctional conjugate for use in radioisotope-based diagnostics and in radioisotope-based ...
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*  Dual-Mode Nanoparticles Image Tumors Using MRI and PET | NanoTechNews - News in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
... even though each of the most useful techniques-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography x-ray imaging (CT), ... The companies that make imaging instruments have responded by developing so-called dual-modality… ... Medical imaging represents one of the most used and useful procedures in the oncologist's diagnostic toolkit, ... Medical imaging represents one of the most used and useful procedures in the oncologist's diagnostic toolkit, even though each ...
  https://nanotechnews.wordpress.com/2008/09/02/dual-mode-nanoparticles-image-tumors-using-mri-and-pet/
*  Patent US6212423 - Diagnostic hybrid probes - Google Patents
Such a technique will be fully adaptable to cardiac imaging also. In instances of, for example, "stunned myocardium" which ... Prior diagnostic devices alone have simply been unable to fully characterize these tumors at early stages, which has resulted ... The hybrid probe will also be fully adaptable to cardiac imaging. However, as is typical with many radioisotope MaB, they ... The results are images that combine the best qualities of each modality to provide new diagnostic information that is ...
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*  Therapy - Canadian Nuclear Association
Discovering the exact extent of the tumour is one very important use of the detailed images provided by diagnostic nuclear ... or internally by injection of a targeting radioisotope or implantation of a radioactive source inside the tumour. ... Radiation therapy is a common technique used to treat cancer by employing intense doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells. ... Two natural differences between cancer cells and healthy tissue give further advantage to this treatment technique. First, ...
  http://cna-site.previews.soshal.ca/technology/medicine/therapy/
*  Bayer Intensifies Research in Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer s Disease | WebWire
Head of Diagnostic Imaging at Bayer Schering Pharma.. Tracers labeled with fluorine-18 (F18), a short-lived radioisotope, are ... This nuclear medicine imaging technique can be used, for example, to produce images of molecular processes involved in diseases ... Such procedures are expected to provide not only earlier but also more accurate detection of, for example, tumors and disorders ... Molecular imaging at Bayer Schering Pharma. Molecular imaging comprises diagnostic procedures that in particular allow the ...
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