Items tagged “pet-ct”

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Standard uptake value

The standard uptake value (SUV), also known as standardized uptake value, is a simple way of determining activity in PET imaging, most commonly used in fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) imaging. It is also known as the dose uptake ratio (DUR). As the name suggests it is a mathematically derived ratio of ...
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Adrenal metastasis from small cell lung cancer

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 09 Aug 2012
73% complete
UltrasoundCTX-rayNuclear medicine
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Incidental "hot" thyroid nodule

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

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 12 Dec 2018
86% complete
CTX-rayNuclear 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. Each tracer consists of a positron-emitting isotope (radioactive tag) bound to an organic ligand (targeting agent). The ligand component of each tracer interacts with a p...
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Accumulation of FDG in central venous catheter mimicking lymph node metastasis

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

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Alex Ansaldo
Published 01 Nov 2019
77% complete
Nuclear medicineCT
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Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia with pulmonary carcinoid tumor

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Akos Jaray
Published 23 Nov 2019
98% complete
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