Benefits of gamma camera rentals: from start-up assistance to interim solutions to keep your practice running smoothly

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Who can benefit from nuclear gamma camera rentals? Imaging Startups Imaging companies in the early stages of their business may not have the history of income necessary to secure a loan or lease for imaging equipment; camera rentals are a great alternative to camera leasing, with month-to-month agreements and without many of the qualifications necessary

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Why should I have a nuclear stress test?

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A nuclear stress test can be performed for many different indications. Some of the common reasons are: shortness of breath chest pain or tightness previous history or family history of cardiac problems follow-up on progression of known disease establishment of a baseline for newly diagnosed cardiac patients arm/jaw/back pain (less likely) assessment of damage from

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Review of the FDA’s 510(k) approval process for medical devices

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By Ryan Hamilton, PhD The process by which the FDA reviews medical devices has recently come under increasing criticism. Both consumer and manufacturing groups are frustrated with the slow pace and nature of the medical device review process. In 1938, Congress first regulated medical products for safety and effectiveness, although at the time these were

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A glass of CABERNET or MERLOT for a leaky case of AMD

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Brachytherapy using strontium-90 is now being used in conjunction with other therapies in an attempt to treat Age-related Macular Degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in adults, in the CABERNET study. Medical writer Ajay Malik, PhD, reviews the studies involved.