PET/CT Interpretation

  • Patrick J. Peller
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


PET/SPECT interpretation is a challenging task, which is aided by a systematic approach to image review. The PET/SPECT report is the final product of interpretation and needs to be crafted carefully. The impression should answer the referring physician's clinical question and delineate all diagnoses requiring his action. A thorough knowledge of the normal distribution of FDG is very important for PET/CT interpretation.


Maximum Intensity Projection Image Mylohyoid Muscle Blood Pool Activity Bone Marrow Activity Smooth Muscle Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Nuclear MedicineDepartment of Radiology, Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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