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PET CT Applications in Non-Neoplastic Conditions, Volume 1228



PET CT Applications in Non-Neoplastic Conditions, Volume 1228

Mandana Hashefi (Editor), Esma Akin (Editor), James D. Katz (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-573-31818-1 July 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 182 Pages


PET-CT imaging is a powerful tool in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Its application as a prognostic tool in various malignancies is well established. This volume encompasses the latest trends and developments of PET-CT imaging in non-neoplastic disease along with its application in clinical decision-making.

This volume will be of interest to internal medicine specialists and subspecialists, as well as neurologists, psychiatrists, general radiologists and Nuclear Medicine physicians. Topics include:

  • PET myocardial perfusion imaging as an accurate and non-invasive means in the evaluation of ischemia and the assessment of myocardial viability as well as the potential for myocardial blood flow quantification
  • The use of PET imaging in the early diagnosis and timely intervention in potentially devastating dementias
  • The utility of PET imaging in the diagnosis of a variety of inflammatory diseases such as lupus and myositis

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