Study: FDG-PET/CT better than MRI in detecting spondylodiscitis

10/15/2009 |

An Austrian study on 22 patients with suspected spondylodiscitis and who were experiencing constant back pain found that FDG-PET/CT had higher sensitivity, specificity and accuracy in detecting the disease than MRI. The results indicate that FDG-PET/CT could be a useful method in diagnosing the disease, the researchers said.

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