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