Positron emission tomography

What is Positron emission tomography?

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a specialized radiology procedure used to examine various body tissues to reveal the size, shape, position, and some function of organs, such as . to check brain function . to diagnose cancer, heart problems, and brain disorders . see how far cancer has spread i.e. metastasis . show areas in which there is poor blood flow to the heart

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I recently took an ultra-sensitive psa test which came back at 0.036. Does this value mean that prostate cancer is detectable? thanks for your...

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Detecting prostate cancer recurrence early

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You would get better with treatment.

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ca125 of 42, alt blood of 85 and gt of 163, positive anti gastric par cell, low ferritin, multiple echogenic areas right liver lobe with appearance...

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