Study: PET/CT shows promise in determining colonic pathology

02/10/2010 | HealthImaging.com

A review of records of patients who underwent PET/CT and colonoscopy showed that PET/CT has potential in identifying colonic pathology. "Incidental colonic activity detected by PET/CT warrants further evaluation with colonoscopy. However, negative PET/CT does not rule out significant colonic pathology including colon cancer, advanced adenomas, or lymphoma," the researchers said.

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