Assessing and Reducing Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Radiotracer Infiltrations: Lessons in Quality Improvement and Sustainability
JCO Oncology Practice publishes an article from Carilion Clinic on their experience with infiltrations.
Novel Method to Calculate Equivalent Dose to Tissue in Cases of Radiopharmaceutical Extravasation
Josh Knowland of Lucerno Dynamics and Jackson W. Kiser M.D. of Carilion Clinic have presented their poster on a novel method of calculating equivalent doses to tissue in cases of radiopharmaceutical extravasation during 2020 SNMMI Mid-Winter Meeting in Tampa, Florida.
Assessing and reducing PET radiotracer infiltration rates: a single center experience in injection quality monitoring methods and quality improvement
BMC Medical Imaging publishes an article from the University of Tennessee Knoxville on their experience with infiltrations.
Findings from Quality Improvement Initiatives to Assess and Improve PET/CT FDG Injection Infiltration Rates in Multiple Centers
The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology publishes the results of the Lara QI Project, the world’s largest quality improvement project on the radiotracer injection process for patients undergoing PET/CT imaging.
Evaluation of the use of a modular detector system to collect data in real-time to detect and assess injection quality
The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology publishes an article on the use of the Lucerno system at the University of Tennessee Knoxville for real-time detection and assessment of injection quality (subscription required).
Technical Note: Characterization of technology to detect residual injection site radioactivity
Medical Physics publishes a paper on the technical characterization of the Lara® System.
Usefulness of Topically Applied Sensors to Assess the Quality of 18F-FDG Injections and Validation Against Dynamic Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Images
Frontiers in Medicine publishes a paper from the work at Saint Louis University using Lara® to assess the quality of FDG injections and to validate against dynamic PET images.
2018 SNMMI Highlights Lecture: General Nuclear Medicine
In the October 1, 2018 JNM the SNMMI Annual Meeting Highlights Lecture is featured in an article. Two of the 12 most significant General Nuclear Medicine presentations during the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting were Lucerno presentations regarding our Multi-center Quality Improvement Project. Dr. Jacene’s selection of these two presentations suggests the importance of the topic and the findings.
Scintillating fiber measures radiotracer concentration in blood
Physics World published a research update news story on the 8/23/18 AIF article, after interviewing Lucerno co-founder Josh Knowland.
Practical Clinical Measurement of Radiotracer Concentration in Blood-Initial Device Concept and Feasibility Testing
The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology publishes a paper regarding the practical clinical measurement of radiotracer concentration in blood (also know as arterial input function, or AIF) using Lucerno-developed technology.
Impact of an 18F-FDG PET/CT Radiotracer Injection Infiltration on Patient Management – A Case Report
The journal Frontiers in Medicine, Nuclear Medicine section, publishes a case report from Carilion Clinic highlighting the impact of an FDG PET/CT radiotracer injection infiltration on patient management.
Novel Method to Detect and Characterize F-18 FDG Infiltrations in PET Injections: A Single Institution Experience
The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology publishes two articles on the use of the Lucerno system at Saint Louis University. The first discusses a novel method to detect and characterize FDG dose infiltration at the infiltration site, and the second is an invited perspective on the importance of quality control for clinical PET imaging.