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

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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… (More)
DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.113.129247

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@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 A. Beer}, journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine}, year={2014}, volume={55 5}, pages={724-9} }