Items tagged “pet-ct”

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Standardized uptake value (SUV)

The standardized uptake value (SUV) applies to PET imaging of tumors and typically uses the radioligand F18-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG). The concentration of F18 activity reflects glucose metabolism which is increased in tumor cells and inflammation. SUV is also known as the dose uptake r...
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Adrenal metastasis from small cell lung cancer

  Diagnosis almost certain
Chris O'Donnell
Published 09 Aug 2012
73% complete
X-ray CT Ultrasound Nuclear medicine
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Incidental "hot" thyroid nodule

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 02 Feb 2015
97% complete
Annotated image
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Asbestosis complicated by lung cancer

  Diagnosis certain
Hani M. Al Salam
Published 12 Dec 2018
86% complete
X-ray CT Nuclear medicine
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PET radiotracers

A PET radiotracer (also known as PET tracer) is a positron-emitting radiopharmaceutical used in positron emission tomography (PET). Each tracer consists of a positron-emitting isotope (radioactive tag) bound to an organic ligand (targeting agent). The ligand component of each tracer interacts wi...
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Accumulation of FDG in central venous catheter mimicking lymph node metastasis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Jayanth Keshavamurthy
Published 24 Sep 2018
79% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Aortic arch graft infection (FDG PET-CT)

  Diagnosis almost certain
A A
Published 01 Nov 2019
77% complete
CT Nuclear medicine
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Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia with pulmonary carcinoid tumor

  Diagnosis certain
Akos Jaray
Published 23 Nov 2019
98% complete
CT Nuclear medicine
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Herder risk model

British Thoracic Society (BTS) guidelines for pulmonary nodules (c.2015) 1 recommend applying the Herder risk model in predicting malignancy in pulmonary nodules. The Herder model 2 predicts the risk of malignancy in solid pulmonary nodules using patient characteristics, nodules characteristics...
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Human papillomavirus tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma

  Diagnosis certain
Haji Mohammed Nazir
Published 13 Aug 2020
92% complete
Ultrasound Nuclear medicine MRI
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Prostate cancer (PSMA PET-CT)

  Diagnosis certain
Kevin Banks
Published 30 Aug 2022
97% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Prostate cancer staging (PSMA PET-CT)

  Diagnosis certain
Kevin Banks
Published 10 Sep 2022
97% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Flip-flop fungus sign - FDG PET-CT

The flip-flop fungus sign suggests benign pulmonary disease on FDG-PET 1-4. Lung cancer nodules demonstrate increasing FDG-avidity as the tumor grows. Lymph node spread occurs later and is therefore at an earlier stage of development and usually exhibits lower FDG-avidity 4. Acutely, FDG-avidi...
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Sarcoid-like reaction

  Diagnosis almost certain
Osmay Cardoso
Published 06 Jul 2023
82% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Huntington disease (FDG PET-CT)

  Diagnosis almost certain
Kevin Banks
Published 26 Sep 2023
78% complete
MRI Nuclear medicine CT
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Right heart strain (FDG PET-CT)

  Diagnosis probable
Kevin Banks
Published 12 Jan 2024
66% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Sarcoma (FDG PET-CT)

  Diagnosis almost certain
Kevin Banks
Published 31 Jan 2024
75% complete
Nuclear medicine

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