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Positron Emission Tomography

Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Common Procedures Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Positron Emission Tomography utilises short acting, positron emitting isotopes to investigate a number of disease processes

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

This article tells consumers about a positron emission tomography (PET) scan, the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a PET scan.

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Computed Tomography

Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Common Procedures Computed Tomography (CT) Computed Tomography (CT) involves using an X-ray tube coupled to a detector system, encased within a doughnut shaped gantry

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High Resolution Computed Tomography

Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Common Procedures High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) High-Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) is a widely used technique to image various lung pathology

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Computed Tomography (CT)

This article tells consumers about a computed tomography (CT) scan, the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a CT scan.

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Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography

This article tells consumers about the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a computed tomography (CT) angiography procedure.

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Computed Tomography (CT) - InsideRadiology

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Cardiac PET scan (positon emission tomography) information | myVMC

A cardiac PET scan produces images of the heart by tracing a radioactive substance injected into the body. It assesses blood flow and function of the heart.

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Nuclear medicine/PET | ARPANSA

Find out more about the Australian diagnostic reference levels for nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography procedures.

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Dual Energy CT Scan - InsideRadiology

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