Pet ct

What is Pet ct?

Positron emission tomography or computed tomography is a medical imaging technique using a device which combines in a single gantry system both a Positron Emission Tomography and an x-ray Computed Tomography, so that images acquired from both devices can be taken sequentially, in the same session.

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Attached PET CT report of a NHL follicular lymphoma patient done post chemotherapy for evaluation. While report shows good resolution with respect...

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Hello..follow up.means regular pet ct

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Hello dear. I have seen the reports. So the pet ct is essentially negative. So...

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Is frequent PET CT harmful or not suggested for patients? Should there be a gap between two PET scans , how many days/months is it. This is with...

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Doing PETCT scan too soon can cause confusion in knowing treatment response

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Thanks for writing in to us.

PET CT...

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just done an MRI on my right thigh.
it says Lipoma.
now doctor suggested to do PET CT Scan?
what does it...

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The PET CT scan will tell if the lipoma is a cancer or not

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The MRI scan shows a benign...

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