MSRS 630 PET Procedures

This course introduces topics that encompass the interrelated aspects of performing patient organ visualization procedures in positron emission tomography (PET), including fusion imaging with computed tomography (PET/CT) or magnetic resonance (PET/MR). Included are a review of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the various organs, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals and applicable instrumentation for PET/CT and PET/MR, as well as discussion of the methodologies and techniques utilized in performing the imaging procedures and ensuring radiation safety. Representative images are shown.




Admission to the program or permission of the program director