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USP 825: New Radiopharmaceutical Standards Set to Become Official

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is a non-governmental organization that provides standards for the strength, quality, and purity of drugs. In addition to covering all of the drugs and supplements offered in the United States, the standards also affect radiopharmaceuticals. Recently a new chapter, USP 825, was added that establishes

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SNMMI Wraps Up 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging recently wrapped up their 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held on July 11-14. In response to the pandemic, SNMMI announced in late April that previously scheduled live conference in New Orleans was being replaced with a new virtual format. While vastly

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Digirad Launches Updated Ergo and Cardius Cameras for 2020

Digirad today announced the launch of updated versions of its Ergo general-purpose nuclear camera, and Cardius line of SPECT cameras. The upgraded cameras were developed throughout 2019 and are making their clinical debut this quarter in markets throughout the United States and Canada. The updates bring consolidated functionality, enhanced battery life, and improved portability

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Cardiology and Telehealth: What You Need to Know

MedAxiom recently held a webcast where the topic of Telehealth and Cardiology was explored in detail. The session was moderated by MedAxiom President, Dr. Jerry Blackwell, and featured a set of panelists with expertise in Telehealth. The Sudden Shift to Telemedicine The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval in countless ways.

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Digirad Disinfecting Procedures

Disinfection of Digirad products should be done accordance with local institution protocols for surface disinfection. Before and after each patient, taking care to disinfect any patient-contacting or user-contacting surfaces. Digirad recommends using accepted disinfecting cleaners used in the local institution. Cleaners must be nonabrasive liquid cleaning materials to be applied

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COVID-19 Resources for Nuclear Cardiologists & Radiologists

Nuclear Medicine departments and providers are being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in unprecedented ways. We’re closely monitoring the latest developments, and in this post we take a look at four areas that are impacting nuclear cardiology. COVID-19 Best Practices & Preparedness for Nuclear Cardiologists ANSC held an informative webcast

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New Studies Highlight Innovations in Drug-Eluting Stent Research

The recently released Stent Market Report highlights steady growth happening in the stent industry. The global stent market is expected to reach an estimated $10.8 billion by 2024, with a CAGR of 3.3% from 2019 to 2024. This growth is largely driven by increasing interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular procedures.

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