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fusion imaging

Any combination of radiological technologies for generating images of body structures. Fusion imaging includes positron emission tomography-computed tomographic (PET-CT) scanning, CT–magnetic resonance fusion imaging, and single photon emissions computed tomographic (SPECT) fusion imaging.
See also: imaging
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In conclusion, the diagnostic performance of fusion imaging of unenhanced and contrast-enhanced arterial phase CBCT was superior to MDCT in the current study, in terms of sensitivity and positive predictive value for detection of both remote and marginal viable tumors.
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Fusion imaging in nuclear medicine: applications of dual-modality systems in oncology.
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