Researchers, vendors work to improve imaging of obese patients

03/5/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

There are numerous challenges involved with molecular imaging of obese patients, including issues with radioisotope dosing and image acquisition and interpretation, according to Dr. Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar of Kuwait University. "It's crucial to take safety precautions and devise a strategy for preparation and interpretation of studies for this population," Elgazzar said. While researchers work to improve image quality, vendors are working to address logistical challenges with imaging cameras and tables that are more suited for such patients.

View Full Article in:

MolecularImaging.net

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Medical Device Reimbursement Specialist - Regional
Alcon
Fort Worth , TX
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel - Healthcare Law Group
Genentech
94080, CA
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX