SNMMI-ASNC Joint Document on Cardiac Sarcoidosis Diagnosis & Treatment

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging have issued a joint consensus document on the role of F-18-FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac sarcoidosis.

Registration for WFNMB 2018 is now open!

Registration is now open for the 12th Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB), which will be held April 20-24, 2018, in Melbourne, Australia. Early-bird rates apply until January 19, 2018.

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Nominations Open for 2018 Saul Hertz, MD, Award

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SNMMI NEWS

  • August 22, 2017 — Registration for WFNMB 2018 is now open!
    Registration is now open for the 12th Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB), which will be held April 20-24, 2018, in Melbourne, Australia. Early-bird rates apply until January 19, 2018. (SNMMI News)
  • August 18, 2017 — Joint document details how to diagnose, treat cardiac sarcoidosis
    The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) have issued a joint consensus document on the role of F-18-FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac sarcoidosis.
  • August 10, 2017 — Nominations Open for 2018 Saul Hertz, MD, Award
    The nomination period for the Saul Hertz, MD, Award, which recognizes the lifetime achievement of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to radionuclide therapy, opened August 1 and will close November 1, 2017. (SNMMI News)
  • August 9, 2017 — Molecular Imaging Journal: SNMMI Members Receive 50% Discount on APC
    The article processing charge (APC) for articles accepted for publication in Molecular Imaging (MIX) is discounted 50% for SNMMI members. (SNMMI News)
  • August 7, 2017 — First Human Application of Novel PET Tracer for Prostate Cancer
    In the featured translational article in the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers at the University of Michigan demonstrate the potential of a new PET tracer, Carbon-11 labeled sarcosine (11C-sarcosine), for imaging prostate cancer, and set the stage for its possible use in monitoring other cancers. (Press Releases)
  • August 3, 2017 — SNMMI Publishes Appropriate Use Criteria for Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Abdominal Pain
    SNMMI has published appropriate use criteria (AUC) for hepatobiliary scintigraphy in abdominal pain. This is the third in a series of new AUC developed by SNMMI in its role as a qualified provider-led entity (PLE) under the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria Program for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging. The other recently released AUC are for bone scintigraphy in prostate and breast cancer and for ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) imaging in pulmonary embolism. (Press Releases)
  • August 2, 2017 — SNMMI Honors Outstanding Contributors at 2017 Annual Meeting
    SNMMI recognized contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during its 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role SNMMI members play in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, cancer and neurological conditions. (Press Releases)
  • August 1, 2017 — New Imaging Tracer Allows Early Assessment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Risk
    Yale University researchers have developed a way in which medical imaging could potentially be used to assess a patient’s rupture risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Delaying surgical treatment can be life-threatening, and this new type of imaging could allow physicians to diagnose disease and better plan its management. The study is presented in the featured article of the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Press Releases)

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