PET/CT combines metabolic and anatomic information in one dataset, in one episode of care.
PET/CT imaging provides:
Assessment of metabolic activity
Increased diagnostic confidence
Applications in Oncology, Neurology, and Cardiology
Detection of cancer
Detection of skeletal abnormalities
Assess for Memory Disorders
PET/CT Services offered @ Abington PET/CT of Willow Grove
FDG PET/CT for Oncology Imaging
NaF Bone PET/CT for Oncology Imaging
FDG Brain PET/CT for Neurology Imaging
Amyvid Brain PET/CT for Neurology Imaging
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging study which produces a three-dimensional image or map of functional processes in the body. A PET scan uses a small amount of radioactive drug to show differences between health and diseased tissue.