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MITA Introduces "Imaging Forward" - The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has introduced an "Imaging Forward" campaign to note how innovative as well as the effects on health care of recent and forthcoming advances in medical imaging. 03-04-14

Cardiologists Urged to Counsel Patients if Dose Greater than 20 mSv - The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) has recommended that cardiologists educate patients if procedures will result in a dose greater than 20 mSv. Doses less than 3 mSv would not require counselling. 02-17-14

Effective Patient Communication of Cardiac Radiation Risks - The European Heart Journal has published an article that stresses the need for effective communication of radiation risks from cardiac procedures to patients pre-procedure. 01/20/14

New PET Cardiac Agents on the Horizon - FluoroPharma Medical, Inc released information about BFPET (Blood Flow PET) a positively charged lipid compound, much like Lantheus's Flupiridaz. Additionally a fatty acid imaging agent CardioPET was also introduced. 01/13/14




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