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JNM (May 2013) Reporting Guidance for Oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging
JNM, May 2013, Volume 54, Number 5

JNM (May 2013) Reporting Guidance for Oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging

JNM, May 2013, Volume 54, Number 5

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Release Date: May 1, 2013
Expiration Date: May 31, 2016

Authors
Ryan D. Niederkohr1, Bennett S. Greenspan2, John O. Prior3, Heiko Schöder4, Marc A. Seltzer5, Katherine A. Zukotynski6,7, and Eric M. Rohren8

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara, California; 2Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia; 3Department of Nuclear Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland; 4Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York; 5Department of Radiology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; 6Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 7Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and 8Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

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Target Audience
This article contains information of value to all professionals in the nuclear medicine and related fields.

Objectives
On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to discuss...

  1. Discuss the elements of a concise and complete oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT report.
  2. Describe the importance of obtaining and including in the report a focused history of the patient malignancy and treatments.
  3. Discuss the importance of interpreting both the 18F-FDG PET and the CT findings of PET/CT and of integrating both the metabolic and the anatomic components in the report.

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