Positron Emission Tomography of the Brain

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Positron emission tomography (PET) is a technique that allows imaging of the temporal and spatial distribution of positron-emitting radionuclides. The purpose of this article is to outline the current clinical use for PET imaging in the brain and other radiopharmaceuticals used for assessing various physiologic parameters pertaining to tumor metabolism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-13
Number of pages13
JournalPET Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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