A medical imaging technique to detect abnormalities attributed to cancer, heart disease and brain disorders to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.
Nuclear medicine is able to precisely target abnormal tissue, such as cancer, treating it with radiation, leaving healthy tissue unaffected
INITIO provides scanning and targeted radiotherapy services in clinical trials for multiple malignancies and neurodegenerative disease. Does your trial require PET/CT scanning? Consider us as your scan provider.
A PET scan is a medical test that helps doctors to see inside the body and detect any problems. It stands for “Positron Emission Tomography”. During a PET scan, a special dye is injected into the body. This dye contains a tiny amount of radiation which is detected by a special camera. This camera takes pictures of the inside of the body and creates a 3D image that doctors can use to see if there are any issues, like cancer or inflammation. The PET scan is a very helpful tool that doctors use to diagnose and treat different health conditions.
A PET scan is used by doctors to help them see inside the body and find any health problems. It can show if there are any abnormalities or diseases, like cancer or inflammation, that need to be treated. During a PET scan, a special dye is injected into the body, and a camera takes pictures of the dye as it moves through the body. Doctors use these pictures to identify areas that are not working properly and develop a treatment plan. PET scans are often used to help diagnose and monitor cancer, as well as other diseases like dementia, heart disease, and infections.
A PET/CT scan is a special medical test that combines two types of scans to give doctors a more detailed picture of what’s happening inside the body. The first part of the test is called a PET scan, where a special dye is injected into the body. The dye contains a small amount of radiation that is detected by a camera, creating a 3D image of the body’s internal organs and tissues. The second part of the test is called a CT scan, which uses X-rays to take detailed images of the body. The PET and CT images are then combined to give doctors a clearer picture of any health problems, like cancer, that may be present. This helps doctors to diagnose and treat illnesses more accurately.
A PET scan is a special medical test that shows doctors what’s happening inside the body. During a PET scan, a special dye is injected into the body that contains a small amount of radiation. This radiation is detected by a camera, which takes pictures of the inside of the body. The pictures show the areas where the dye has been absorbed, which can indicate if there are any health problems, like cancer or inflammation. PET scans can also show how organs are functioning and if they are working properly. Doctors use PET scans to help diagnose and treat different health conditions.
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