Best Cyclotron Systems Unveils Five New Cyclotrons at the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting
Published: Jun 11, 2012
MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best Cyclotron Systems is unveiling five new cyclotrons for isotope research and production at the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Annual Meeting on June 9–12 in Miami Beach, Florida. Drawing on more than 50 years in medical equipment manufacturing expertise, this innovative new product line of cyclotrons offers a cost-effective alternative to both short- and long-lived medical isotopes. A cyclotron uses a combination of magnets and radio frequency electric fields to accelerate ions to velocities high enough to create isotopes. BTL has a unique cost-effective technology to manufacture five types of cyclotrons: 14 MeV (B14), 25 MeV (B25), 25 MeV upgradable to 35 MeV (B25u), 35 MeV (B35) and 70 MeV (B70). These cyclotrons will focus on isotopes used in Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Therapy by virtue of their respective energies.