SPECT/CT of the Spine

  • Torsten Kuwert


The lecture reviews typical cases of skeletal single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/spiral CT of the spine to familiarize the reader with this new hybrid imaging technology. The following issues are covered: (1) anatomy of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine; (2) SPECT/CT appearance of malignant disease; and (3) SPECT/CT appearance of benign disorders, including osteoarthritis, inflammation, and normovariants.


Bone Scintigraphy Spiral Computerize Tomography Skeletal Scintigraphy Orthopedic Disease Computerize Tomography Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Torsten Kuwert
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  1. 1.Clinic of Nuclear MedicineFriedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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