Combining Scans

Rollins, Gina
June 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p12
Trade Publication
The article examines the advances in the imaging techniques of hybrid scanners. Types of scanners include the positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography (CT) and CT with single photon emission computed tomography. Among the benefits of the systems for clinicians are a combined picture of metabolic function and anatomical landmarks. Lack of strong marketing efforts may contribute to the units' underutilization.


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