By Stefano Fanti
This common atlas, that includes approximately 500 pictures, might be a brief advisor to reading PET/CT photos with FDG in oncology. It additionally illustrates tips to realize common, para-physiological, and benign pathological uptakes in a case-based useful demeanour. The textual content, together with so much appropriate technical and pathophysiological premises, covers the most medical functions and obviously articulates studying issues and pitfalls. This atlas goals to develop into a customary textual content for nuclear drugs physicians and radiologists, citizens and technicians whose paintings contains PET/CT imaging. This booklet can also be appropriate for either undergraduate and postgraduate classes.
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If you plan to use intravenous contrast agents, the injection can be performed in a single-step procedure during the acquisition of whole-body CT data used for attenuation correction or in a two-step approach after completion of the whole body low-dose CT and PET data. The latter approach seems preferable Contrast-Enhanced CT in PET-CT (PET-CECT) because a multiphase contrast-enhanced CT can be acquired in the region of interest, thus avoiding unnecessary radiation exposure if the PET-LDCT doesn’t show any pathologic or doubtful findings, or if it identifies systemic disease.
5 g/100 ml–1000 cc; and meglumine diatrizoate, 3%–1000 cc. Positive contrast agents allow better delineation of gastrointestinal tract organs from their surrounding structures but exhibit potential PET attenuation artifacts. v. contrast mucosal enhancement (normally obscured by positive oral contrast), without potential PET/CT attenuation artifacts. Which neutral contrast would be more useful? Water is cheap, but absorbed quickly and is only good for stomach and proximal small bowel. Low-density barium sulfate suspension is more expensive, but allows better distension of small/large bowel.
The interpretation of PET scans is improved when relevant studies and clinical data are considered and other diagnostic radiologic investigations are reviewed. 3 Pitfalls in FDG PET-CT Abdomen Case 1 Abdomen: Gastritis 44 Case 2 Abdomen: Gastritis 45 Case 3 Abdomen: Post Surgery 46 Case 4 Abdomen: Post Surgery 47 Case 5 Abdomen: Abscess 48 Case 6 Abdomen: Aortic Aneurysm 49 Case 7 Abdomen: Cystic Liver Lesion 50 Case 8 Abdomen: Focal Nodular Hyperplasia 51 3 Case 1 Abdomen: Gastritis .. FDG uptake in gastric region.