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PET/MRI vs PET/CT in Head and Neck Imaging: When, Why, and How?

By Joshua L. Ryan, Vasantha D. Aaron and Justin B. Sims

Abstract

The increasing availability of hybrid PET/MRI systems has led to a breadth of new publications and opportunities for use of PET/MRI. While PET/CT has been a valuable tool for oncologic staging, including head and neck malignancy, there are several theoretical and practical advantages a PET/MRI system would have over PET/CT in head and neck imaging. This review article discusses the established role of PET/CT, early evidence for the role of PET/MRI, and protocol considerations for both PET/CT and PET/MRI as they apply to head and neck imaging

Topics: squamous cell carcinoma, PET/CT, oncologic imaging
Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2019
DOI identifier: 10.1053/j.sult.2019.07.002
OAI identifier: oai:scholarworks.iupui.edu:1805/21133
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