Study: FDG-PET should be used to diagnose spinal lesions

04/9/2008 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A study of 53 patients who had FDG-PET scans showed that this imaging technology can be used to distinguish benign from malignant spinal lesions. "With FDG-PET, we have an improved ability to recognize the extent of disease. However, there is an increased burden of interpretation and increased incidences of incidental findings," said the study's author.

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