PET/MR Imaging: A Critical Appraisal.

  title={PET/MR Imaging: A Critical Appraisal.},
  author={Wolfgang Weber},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={55 Supplement 2},
  • Wolfgang Weber
  • Published 2014 in
    Journal of nuclear medicine : official…
Despite considerable excitement about the potential of PET/MR imaging for the detection, staging, and functional characterization of cancer, this new technology is evolving significantly more slowly than PET/CT. This slower evolution is due partly to ongoing technologic challenges (e.g., accurate attenuation correction of PET images) but also to the complex logistics of combining a whole-body PET scan with whole-body or organ-specific MR imaging. Most PET/MR imaging research published so far… CONTINUE READING
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