Monday, July 26, 2010

POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET Scan)

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POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY


  • PET allows the visualisation of the metabolic activity of disease.
  • Helps in diagnosis of malignant tumours and their recurrence.
  • Also helps in the staging of tumours and the monitoring of their response to therapy, and in the diagnosis of osteomyelitis.
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Orthopaedic Principles- A Review