Clinical PET Protocols
Cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) is an emerging clinical imaging technique. The technical theory and clinical applications of the modality have been presented and discussed previously in the text. The following is a practical guide describing the technical aspects of performing PET studies. It represents one institution’s experience and should be used only as a guide and modified for specific institutions , situations, or patient populations. Sample protocols, potential pitfalls, and helpful information are also discussed.
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