FDG imaging | definition of FDG imaging by Medical dictionary
A type of positron emission tomography using the contrast agent fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). This technique is esp. useful in detecting melanomas, lymphomas, and cancers of the head, neck, lung, and breast and of the colorectal and genitourinary systems.
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The additional value of PET/CT over PET in FDG imaging
of oesophageal cancer.
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Companies must devise methods to either store or manufacture the FDG imaging
agent within the proximity of the examination site.
This dual purpose camera will provide continual opportunity to increase patient imaging services and revenues as HCFA approves additional procedures for FDG imaging
can also be combined with an Rb-82 rest and stress imaging protocol as clinically appropriate.
OTS8 FDG IMAGING
IN IDENTIFYING INFECTED TOTAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTY.