PET-CT imaging is a powerful tool in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Its application as a prognostic tool in various malignancies is well established. This volume encompasses the latest trends and developments of PET-CT imaging in non-neoplastic disease along with its application in clinical decision-making. This volume will be of interest to internal medicine specialists and subspecialists, as well as neurologists, psychiatrists, general radiologists and Nuclear Medicine physicians. Topics include: * PET myocardial perfusion imaging as an accurate and non-invasive means in the evaluation of ischemia and the assessment of myocardial viability as well as the potential for myocardial blood flow quantification * The use of PET imaging in the early diagnosis and timely intervention in potentially devastating dementias * The utility of PET imaging in the diagnosis of a variety of inflammatory diseases such as lupus and myositis NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For information on institutional journal subscriptions, please visit http://ordering.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subs.asp?ref=1749-6632&doi=10.1111/(ISSN)1749-6632. ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciences directly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annals online and discounts on print volumes. Please visit http://www.nyas.org/MemberCenter/Join.aspx for more information about becoming a member.
About the Author
Mandana Hashefi and Esma Akin are the authors of PET CT Applications in Non-Neoplastic Conditions, Volume 1228, published by Wiley.
- Contributor: Mandana Hashefi
- Imprint: New York Academy of Sciences
- ISBN13: 9781573318181
- Number of Pages: 182
- Packaged Dimensions: 179x254x9mm
- Packaged Weight: 406
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences
- Release Date: 2011-09-23
- Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Mandana Hashefi and Esma Akin are the authors of PET CT Applications in Non-Neoplastic Conditions, Volume 1228, published by Wiley.
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