TITLE

GE Hitachi chosen to develop U.S. supply of radioisotopes

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;1/26/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the selection of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to supply radioisotopes. The radioisotope, molybdenum-99, will be used in roughly 20 million diagnostic medical procedures in the U.S. each year. The radioisotope will be supplied without the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) to respond to respond to a shortage caused by unplanned outages.
ACCESSION #
47734477

 

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