Molecular imaging: current status and emerging strategies.

  title={Molecular imaging: current status and emerging strategies.},
  author={Marybeth A. Pysz and Sanjiv Sam Gambhir and Juergen K Willmann},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  volume={65 7},
In vivo molecular imaging has a great potential to impact medicine by detecting diseases in early stages (screening), identifying extent of disease, selecting disease- and patient-specific treatment (personalized medicine), applying a directed or targeted therapy, and measuring molecular-specific effects of treatment. Current clinical molecular imaging approaches primarily use positron-emission tomography (PET) or single photon-emission computed tomography (SPECT)-based techniques. In ongoing… CONTINUE READING


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