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Interview • Nuclear Medicine in Practice

Defining a role and routine differences

Before 2013, when Professor Dietmar Dinter became partner of Radiologie Schwetzingen, a multi-discipline group practice specialised in radiology and nuclear medicine, he was senior resident at the Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at University Hospital Mannheim (2003-2012) and head of its Nuclear Medicine Department (2009-2012). Was his work in nuclear medicine altered by the…


First trial with thyroid elastograhy (ECI) shows promising results

A preliminary study for thyroid examination with the new Accuvix A30 from Samsung has shown positive results. Dr Vito Cantisani, PhD, Radiologist at the hospital Umberto I from university Sapienza in Rome, president of CEUS and New Application section of SIUMB, presented the first preliminary results with thyroid elastography ECI at ECR 2012.


Elastography - Hitachi expands technology applications

In recent years Hitachi Medical, the pioneer in developing ultrasound elastography to diagnose tissue stiffness, has seen competing systems launched that claim to have the same capability. ‘We are approaching a point where elastography will be considered a standard feature, call it the E-mode, for ultrasound,’ Heinz Schreiber, head of Ultrasound for Hitachi Medical Systems Europe told…

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