This book covers all aspects of PET-CT including newer applications involving infection and inflammation and basic information on PET-CT new tracers. It explains the approach, protocols and miscellaneous applications about various infections and inflammation that helps in its early and better diagnosis in multiorgan and multisystem involvements in routine clinical practice.
Chapters provide systematic approach to the diagnosis of various infections such as bacterial, viral, tuberculosis, inflammatory pathologies and overlap in coexisting tumors and superadded/associated infections.
This book offers assistance to medical practitioners in understanding various advantages of PET-CT in single scan as compared to different modalities for diagnosis as well as oncologists dealing with concurrent malignant and non-malignant conditions, students, and interns.
Dr. Sikandar Shaikh (DMRD, DNB, EdiR, MNAMS) is European Board Certified Radiologist. He is working as a consultant PET-CT and radiology at Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, India. He has several peer-reviewed publications and delivered numerous lectures, oral and posters presentations in various international, national, state, regional and university level meetings. Dr Shaikh is the elected Secretary of Indian College of Radiology 2021-2023, President-Elect of ISMRM India Chapter, Indian Ambassador of European Society of Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHI), Research Committee Member of European Society of Oncoimaging (ESOI), Education Committee Member of World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) and ISMRM International, Oncoimaging Committee International - Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR), Governing Council Member - Society of Emergency Radiology (SER), Ethics Committee Member - IIT Hyderabad, Associate Editor - JMRI (International Journal of MRI) and CCM Telangana State Chapter IRIA.