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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Explained

19 July, 2011 | PET-CT

What is Positron Emission Tomography (PET)? Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a relatively new medical imaging technique. PET is the most sophisticated nuclear medicine technique that produces 3D images or pictures of functional processes in the human organism. The Positron Emission Tomography (PET) system is designed to selectively detect pairs of gamma photons emitted, as [...]

Important Information About PET-CT

24 April, 2011 | PET-CT

In most modern healthcare facilities, PET scans are now carried out on instruments that combine PET and CT scanners. The combined PET-CT scans provide images that identify the exact site of irregular metabolic activity within the body. The combined PET-CT scans have been shown to provide more accurate diagnoses than the two scans performed separately. [...]