PET/MR imaging in the detection and characterization of pulmonary lesions: technical and diagnostic evaluation in comparison to PET/CT.

@article{Rauscher2014PETMRII,
  title={PET/MR imaging in the detection and characterization of pulmonary lesions: technical and diagnostic evaluation in comparison to PET/CT.},
  author={Isabel Rauscher and Matthias Eiber and Sebastian F{\"u}rst and Michael Souvatzoglou and Stephan G. Nekolla and Sibylle Ilse Ziegler and Ernst J. Rummeny and Markus Schwaiger and Ambros J. Beer},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={724-9}
}
UNLABELLED Fully integrated PET/MR imaging holds great promise as a novel hybrid imaging modality in oncology and might offer advantages to PET/CT in many instances, especially because of the superior soft-tissue contrast of MR imaging, compared with CT. However, lung metastases are a frequent finding in oncologic patients, and for imaging of the lung CT is still the modality of choice. Thus, we prospectively evaluated differences in quality, detection rate, size, and radiotracer uptake of… CONTINUE READING