Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Combined 18F-fluoride and 18F-FDG PET/CT scanning - an Idea Whose Time has Arrived

Dual tracer single acquisition PET/CT scanning is an idea whose time has come. The combination of 18F-Fluoride with 18F-FDG has been consistently shown to be clinically accurate and cost-effective compared to separate acquisitions. This latest research from Stanford University confirms the proposition that DTSA PET/CT is clinically useful and cost-effective. 

Saturday, March 23, 2013

International Validation Study for Interim PET in Hodgkins Disease

This study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine verified the utility of the Deauville 5-point score to evaluate PET/CT images in people with advanced stage Hodgkins Lymphoma.The authors concluded that the 5-point Deauville score is helpful when reviewing PET scans in patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma.

ICD-10 C81.9