Clinical PET and PET/CT

  • H. Jadvar
  • J.A. Parker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Pages 45-67
  3. Pages 69-85
  4. Pages 97-102
  5. Pages 117-136
  6. Pages 189-194
  7. Pages 205-225
  8. Pages 227-234
  9. Pages 243-253
  10. Pages 255-267
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 269-279

About this book


A practical manual covering the full spectrum of PET and PET/CT imaging, now in common clinical practice, this book includes images of normal variants, artifacts, and pathologic conditions. Indications for and the relative clinical value of PET in the armamentarium of diagnostic medical imaging are reviewed. The information in the book is organized to be brief, concise, easy-to-understand and readily accessed.

This book is intended for all health practitioners who need a concise reference and review of PET imaging indications, protocols and clinical applications. It will be useful to radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and clinicians who refer their patients to PET Centers for diagnostic imaging, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, cardiologists, internists, and oncologists. Radiologic and nuclear medicine technologists, and physicians in training will also benefit from this work.


Neurology PET PET/CT Tumor computed tomography (CT) positron emission tomography psychiatry

Authors and affiliations

  • H. Jadvar
    • 1
    • 2
  • J.A. Parker
    • 3
  1. 1.Keck School of MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLoa AngelesUSA
  2. 2.California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Daconess Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85233-838-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-100-6
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