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Erschienen in: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 10/2022

09.04.2022 | Editorial

Total-body [18F]FDG PET/CT scan has stepped into the arena: the faster, the better. Is it always true?

verfasst von: Luca Filippi, Orazio Schillaci

Erschienen in: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging | Ausgabe 10/2022

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Technological development has always represented the essential core of nuclear medicine advancement. In particular, the introduction of hybrid imaging, combining morphological and functional data in a unique approach [ 1, 2], has definitely constituted a cornerstone culminated, more than twenty-two years ago, with the nomination of positron emission computed tomography (PET/CT) as the medical invention of the year 2000 by the Time Magazine. Since then, PET/CT has gained a well-established role in diagnosis, staging, and monitoring the response to treatment in many oncological conditions. …
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Total-body [18F]FDG PET/CT scan has stepped into the arena: the faster, the better. Is it always true?
verfasst von
Luca Filippi
Orazio Schillaci
Publikationsdatum
09.04.2022
Verlag
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Erschienen in
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging / Ausgabe 10/2022
Print ISSN: 1619-7070
Elektronische ISSN: 1619-7089
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-022-05791-z

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