Author | Jordan H. Hankins, MD

Articles

Commentary (Hankins)-Integrated PET-CT: Evidence-Based Review of Oncology Indications

April 01, 2005

Recent technical advances leadingto the development of integratedpositron-emissiontomography (PET)–computed tomography(CT) have been a boon for oncologicimaging. Combining these twoimaging modalities into the same imagingunit has greatly simplified visualfusion of function (PET) andanatomic (CT) data. The popularityof this modality has resulted in over60% of all PET sales currently beingPET-CT units.