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Recent studies have suggested that C-11 choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (PET/CT) scans can be utilized as a staging and potentially therapeutic tool in prostate cancer.
What is SPECT? Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) imaging is a sophisticated Nuclear Medicine study. While other "modalities" of Radiology are used to assess anatomical structures, Nuclear Medicine enables physicians to see physiology, or function.
Study indicates that molecular imaging can help diagnose and determine treatment for a range of foot ailments common in diabetic patients.
On Tuesday, US health officials proposed paying for wider use of PET scans to help doctors decide the initial course of treatment in cancer patients, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said.
Positron emission tomography - or PET - scans produce three- dimensional, colour images of the body using radiation.
Patients may face delays for vital scans due to a shortage of medical equipment, it has been revealed. Nearly 60 North Lincolnshire patients are currently waiting for scans to diagnose cancer and heart disease.
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