Interpretation and reporting of positron emission tomography-computed tomographic scans.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Body oncology positron emission tomography-computed tomographic (PET-CT) exams are particularly complex and time-consuming studies to interpret and report. An integrated approach is required to provide the referring physician with the full clinical value of this combined modality. Special attention to the Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomographic Report Findings section and Impression section is necessary to insure all the information relevant to the patient's care are clearly communicated to the referring physicians.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Agress, H; Wong, TZ; Shreve, P

Published Date

  • August 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 283 - 290

PubMed ID

  • 18795496

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0887-2171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.sult.2008.05.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States