Positron Emission Tomography, Brain

Positron Emission Tomography, Brain is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
PET scan of the brain.

Common Use:
To assess blood flow and metabolic processes of the brain to assist in diagnosis of disorders such as ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke or cancer and to evaluate head trauma.

Area Of Application:
Brain.

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