ABOUT PET-CT Scan

  • The Introduction of Position Emission Tomography (PET) as an Imaging Modality in Clinical Medicine is a Landmark Event in the History of Imaging Sciences.
  • This Imaging Modality has revolutionized our Understanding of Biochemical Process that Lead to manifestation of a Disease.
  • The Abnormal Process at Cellular Level can be identified Much Before Morphological Changes.
  • The Simultaneous Imaging of Morphological Details along with Functional Changes (PET- CT) has Increased the Specificity and Accuracy of Diagnosis which could Never be Achieved by any other Single Investigation.
  • PET- CT Imaging is Extensively used worldwide Specially in Cancer leading to better Diagnosis, Efficacy of Treatment and Survival.
  • This Modality is now available in Odisha with Installation of the art PET- CT machine.