- NeutroSpec Withdrawn from
- Palatin & Mallinckrodt
announced that they are voluntarily suspending sales,
marketing, and distribution of NeutroSpec for infectious
imaging following the reports of two deaths associated with
the product. For information:
Warning Letter and
Product Recall Announcement.
- Generator Recall Update
- Mallinckrodt has
announced that generator production equipment and testing
will delay the production of generators for many weeks.
They expect to return to production around March 31, 2006.
To view the customer letter update...
- Nuclear Pharmacy Pioneer and
- We are saddened to learn
that Anne Smith recently passed away. Anne received a
M.S. degree in Radiopharmacy from USC in 1973. She was an
early nuclear pharmacy manager and served as a faculty
member at the Univ. New Mexico and Purdue University.
Anne Smith was involved in training many nuclear pharmacists
To read a full obituary...
PET More Accurate Than Genetic Testing for Alzheimer's
- PET imaging of glucose
metabolism in the brain can accurately predict which
patients with mild cognitive impairment will progress to
full-blown Alzheimer's dementia, according to the
researchers reporting in the Oct. 2005 Journal of Nuclear
Medicine. A combination of both functional imaging and
genotyping may allow an early high-risk or low-risk
stratification of patients with either very high sensitivity
or very high specificity.
See SNM article
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Carter graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1946
and became a submariner. He was chosen by
Admiral Rickover for the nuclear submarine program
and took graduate work at Union College in reactor
technology and nuclear physics. He served as
senior officer of the Seawolf, the second nuclear
submarine. His naval career was cut short when
he returned to the family farm following the death
of his father in 1953. Jimmy Carter was
elected the 39th President of the U.S. in 1976.
For more information about Jimmy Carter...
Authorized User and Nuclear
Pharmacy Technician Training Available
How do you rate the response by the
manufacturers to the generator shortage situation?
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view the online poll
Response to the previous poll:
How did the Mallinckrodt generator
recall affect nuclear medicine in your area? (61 votes):
- A. Severe: patients
cancelled or rescheduled.
- B. Moderate:
orders switched to other suppliers 23.0%
- C. Low: Customers
didn't realize 14.8%
- D. None: Business
as usual 16.4%
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