Lung Metastases

  • Kavitha YaddanapudiEmail author


Employing innovative free breathing sequences in PET/MR imaging increases the accuracy for detection of lung metastases that are larger than 5 mm in size. PET/MRI has decreased radiation than PET/CT and is therefore a better modality for continual follow-up examinations.


Lung metastases PET/MR FDG Pulmonary nodules Radial VIBE sequence Adenoid cystic carcinoma Parotid gland cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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