PET Imaging of Thoracic Disease, An Issue of PET Clinics


  • Drew Torigian, MD, MA, Drew A. Torigian, MD, MA, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Abass Alavi, MD

PET imaging has been used for the assessment of lung cancer for several years for diagnosis, staging, and post-treatment follow up.  Expanded applications are now being used and explored in the imaging of the heart, thoracic vascular disease, and chest wall disorders.  This issue provides an up-to-date review of the uses of PET for oncologic and nononcologic diseases of the thorax. 
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Book information

  • Published: July 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1049-2