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What would a neurologist refer patients for positron emission tomography scans for?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Pet indications

Pet is good to show in vivo abnormal functional areas--it has limitations--it would be nice if cheaper, more available and the pictures come superimposed on MRI pictures---may benefit us in dementia--separate radiation necrosis from active brain tumour--separate infectious from degenerative area.

In brief: Pet indications

Pet is good to show in vivo abnormal functional areas--it has limitations--it would be nice if cheaper, more available and the pictures come superimposed on MRI pictures---may benefit us in dementia--separate radiation necrosis from active brain tumour--separate infectious from degenerative area.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Christopher Wilson
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: A couple things

I order these for atypical dementia presentations (brain pet) and cancer (whole body pet).

In brief: A couple things

I order these for atypical dementia presentations (brain pet) and cancer (whole body pet).
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Dr. Christopher Wilson
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