Pet-ct

What is Pet-ct?

Pet-ct is a medical imaging technique that combines two scan techniques in one exam - a PET scan and a CT scan , so that images acquired from both devices can be taken sequentially in the same session, and combined into a single superposed (co-registered) image.

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How can we find out the stage of disease on the basis of PET CT Scan results

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Staging of cancer requires the following:
1. Status of the primary tumor (T stage)
2. Status of the draining lymph nodes (N stage)
3. Status of...

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on 29-8 2012 ,on advice of oncophysician i have repeated pet-ct and ca15-3 which reported as under..
Pet/ct ---lesion of l3,4,5 showed mild...

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Hi

Overall I feel that she is maintaining her response well. All the reports are pointing to stable disease at present.
Probably I would not have...

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Hi,
My father has been past 45days suffering from difficulty in breathing,hoareness of voice and difficult in swallowing.
He was undergone 6 cycles...

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Thanks for writing back.

I am Dr Sriram Nathan and I am an ENT and head and Neck surgeon who has treated cases relating to...

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Hi, My father has been past 45days suffering from difficulty in breathing,hoareness of voice and difficult in swallowing. He was undergone 6 cycles...

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I am 20 F and i have had my left ovary removed as there was a mass lesion which on biopsy was confirmed as malignant. It was a mixed germ cell...

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My brother has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with light spotting on liver on CT scan . Cancer specialist doctor has now asked for a PET...

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on 29-8 2012 ,on advice of oncophysician i have repeated pet-ct and ca15-3 which reported as under.. Pet/ct ---lesion of l3,4,5 showed mild...

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Hi, My father(age 75+) is india, he has problem with stomach swelling. they did all scans(PET CT scan also). the summart in the report will be...

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How can we find out the stage of disease on the basis of PET CT Scan results

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