Dual-time-point PET shows utility in assessment of pediatric lesions

01/31/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

Dual-time-point FDG-PET performed better than single-time-point PET in terms of specificity in identifying neoplastic and benign lesions in children, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. The dual-point method correctly pinpointed 10 of 13 neoplastic sites and eight of 10 benign sites, the study said. Researchers, however, said the dual-point method may have certain limitations and should be used as a complementary test to standard exams and workup.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Diagnostic Technician
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Marlborough, MA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT