PET Imaging of Infection and Inflammation, An Issue of PET Clinics

PET Imaging of Infection and Inflammation, An Issue of PET Clinics

by Abass Alavi
     
 

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PET/CT holds great promise for the management of many types of infection and inflammation. This issue discusses many of these uses, starting with arthroplasty-associated infection. FDG PET/CT also has utility in inflammatory bowel disease. This issue also discusses the utilization of FDG PET and PET/CT in the evaluation of diabetic foot, and in monitoring

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PET/CT holds great promise for the management of many types of infection and inflammation. This issue discusses many of these uses, starting with arthroplasty-associated infection. FDG PET/CT also has utility in inflammatory bowel disease. This issue also discusses the utilization of FDG PET and PET/CT in the evaluation of diabetic foot, and in monitoring therapeutic effect in patients without malignancy. PET/CT is reviewed regarding its use in patients with sarcoidosis or IgG4 disease. Also covered is the application of FDG PET/CT in detecting the source of fever of unknown origin. Artherosclerosis and vasculitis can be assessed by PET/CT and FDG PET/CT can also be used in the management of severe infection in patients with malignancies. Finally, the issue discusses the use of PET and PET/CT in the evaluation of osteomyelitis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455739165
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/12/2012
Series:
Clinics: Radiology Series
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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