JNM (September 2017): Operational and Dosimetric Aspects of Pediatric PET/CT
JNM (September 2017): Operational and Dosimetric Aspects of Pediatric PET/CT

JNM (September 2017): Operational and Dosimetric Aspects of Pediatric PET/CT

JNM, September 2017, Volume 58, Number 9

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Release Date: September 1, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020


Frederic H. Fahey1,2, Alison Goodkind1, Robert D. MacDougall1, Leah Oberg1, Sonja I. Ziniel3, Richard Cappock1, Michael J. Callahan1,2, Neha Kwatra1,2, S. Ted Treves2,4, and Stephan D. Voss1,2

1Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 3Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado; and 4Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts


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Dr. Fahey is a board member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and an employee of Boston Children’s Hospital. In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNMMI Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the authors have indicated no other relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or to condone bias but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the activity.


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This article contains information of value to nucler medicine pharmacists and technologists.


At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1. List 3 factors that affect CT radiation dose.
2. Discuss 3 ways that CT is used in the context of PET/CT.
3. Describe various approaches to integrating PET/CT and diagnostic CT in children.

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