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Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT)

santiago, jonas

2015, XV, 125 p. 119 illus., 94 illus. in color.

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  • Includes the author’s personal insights on particular and interesting cases and past reading experiences are included in every case
  • Cases are varied and encompass other fields, such as infectious/ inflammatory, immunology, anatomic variants, technical aspect
  • Teaching points are written in easy to read form and well cited for more comprehensive reading

Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT)  is an accessible case book presenting interesting cases encountered  by the author over the last ten years experience as the chairman and director of the only PET Center in the Philippines. It aims to guide physicians in the accurate interpretation of the PET scans of uncommon diseases, and sometimes common cases but in extraordinary situations or conditions.


Encompassing a wide and varied range of fields such as oncology, inflammatory, immunology, anatomic variants etc., Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT)  will help those beginning their practice, and may even be useful to veterans of the field whose scope of practice has been limited to more common indications of an FDG-PET scan.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Nuclear Medicine - Oncology - PET-CT - Radiology

Related subjects » Nuclear Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Radiology

Table of contents 

1. Introduction.- 2. Brain.- 3. Diagnosed by PET.- 4. Tuberculosis.- 5. Inflammation.- 6. Rare or Unusual Primary Malignancies.- 7. Unusual Metastatic Sites.- 8. Missed in PET.- 9. Anatomical and Physiological Variants.- 10. Unconventional Imaging Techniques.

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