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Abstract

The aim of this report is to provide general information about the use of PET and PET-CT in clinical routine, mainly in oncology and to explain with some selected examples what one can see and what one cannot see in PET and PET-CT.

Keywords

PET PET-CT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Albrecht
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  1. 1.Hôpitaux universitaires de GenèveGenève 14Switzerland

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