Pet in oncology describes the principles of positron emission tomography and is a useful resource for incorporating the technique in clinical practice in clear and straightforward fashion this book offers instructive information and overviews of the physical biochemical and clinical principles of pet scanning and its routine clinical use it serves as a reference work for specialists in nuclear medicine and for oncologists and also provides students and physicians in other medical . The major utilization of pet clinically is in oncology and consists of imaging the distribution of fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose fdg fdg an analogue of glucose accumulates in most tumors in a greater amount than it does in normal tissue fdg pet is being used in diagnosis and follow up of several malignancies and the list of articles supporting its use continues to grow in this review the physics and instrumentation aspects of pet are described many of the clinical applications in . Xii 203 pages 25 cm. Fdg pet and more recently pet ct has become an established clinical tool for aiding cancer management despite a number of new tracers that have specific clinical and research applications fdg remains the most commonly used radiopharmaceutical for tumour characterisation staging response assessment and surveillance fdg pet ct is now a routine investigation in many common cancers including lung lymphoma oesophageal and colorectal cancers affecting management decisions at a number of . Many of the clinical applications in oncology are mature and readily covered by third party payers other applications are being used clinically but have not been as carefully evaluated in the literature and these applications may not be covered by third party payers the developing applications of pet are included in this review
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