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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Seemann, MD 
Title:
Whole-body PET/MRI: The future in oncological imaging 
Abstract:
Positron emission tomography (PET) facilitates the evaluation of molecular aspects and metabolic alterations that are fundamental in detecting of malignancies, characterization of tumor stage and assessment of therapeutical response, and tumor recurrence. The main advantage of PET is its high sensitivity in identifying of areas of cancerous involvement at an early stage. In general, the accelerated radiotracer activity occurs before anatomical structure changes. The main difficulty with PET is t...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Technol Cancer Res Treat 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
577-582 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1533-0346 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik