FDG-PET/CT pinpoints malignant lesions in preoperative, surgical scans

12/10/2009 | HealthImaging.com

A study found that 18F-FDG PET/CT scans using becquerel can help differentiate between malignant lesions and benign tissues in both preoperative and surgical specimen imaging. The ratios of PET-avid to PET-nonavid becquerel were higher in surgical specimen scans than in preoperative scans, the study said.

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