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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Hi,
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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My aunt had a mastectomy a couple of years back, and now it appears like a relapse. Of course, she is consulting specialists in XXXXXXX but I...

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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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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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My son had a diagnosis of DLBCL five months ago. He finished six courses of RCHOP on December 27, and his oncologist order a PET/CT evaluation 2.5...

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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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Hi Sir.... Recently i came to know that my father having malignacny near GI Junction hence doctor suggested for the PET CT, in the PET CT we...

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