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Why is it helpful to have a pet?

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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: PET-CT scan

If you are referring to a PET scan.
.. A PET-CT scan can show metabolic activity (glucose uptake) and is a form of functional imaging rather than other radiologic imaging which shows only anatomy and structure. Increased metabolic activity on PET scans is nonspecific and can be seen in tumor, infection, or inflammation.

In brief: PET-CT scan

If you are referring to a PET scan.
.. A PET-CT scan can show metabolic activity (glucose uptake) and is a form of functional imaging rather than other radiologic imaging which shows only anatomy and structure. Increased metabolic activity on PET scans is nonspecific and can be seen in tumor, infection, or inflammation.
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Theurapetic effect

Most published studies have shown that pet therapy or having a pet reduced the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
It could be a dog, cat, fish, rabbit or horse.

In brief: Theurapetic effect

Most published studies have shown that pet therapy or having a pet reduced the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
It could be a dog, cat, fish, rabbit or horse.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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