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PET/CT Imaging Centers Tampa Clearwater St. PetersburgPET/CT Imaging

PET (Positron Emission Tomography) is a valuable diagnostic tool that can provide information that in many cases no other imaging test can. It is a nuclear medicine imaging procedure that looks at the metabolic activity in your body and can reveal changes in cellular function. CT (Computed Tomography) combines X-rays with computer technology to create accurate, detailed diagnostic images of structures in your body including their size, shape and location

PET/CT simultaneously images and merges these two state-of-the-art scanner technologies to create one powerful view of your entire body. Combining the functional information of PET with the anatomical information of CT provides a one-of-kind, 3-dimensional image – your body’s anatomy as well as its biological functions.

PET/CT can provide important information about a variety of conditions including certain cancers, cardiac disease, and brain disorders such as epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease enabling your physician to make a more accurate diagnosis.

Benefits Unlike Any Other Imaging Technique

Information provided by a PET/CT scan has widespread applications. Some of the benefits of PET/CT include:

  • Helps physicians determine likely outcome of different treatments
  • Pinpoints the best approach for treatment
  • Able to monitor patient treatment progress
  • Provides early diagnosis: changes in functional activity shown on a PET/CT occur before physical changes or symptoms appear

To make an appointment, please call:

Hillsborough County: (813) 635-3610
Pinellas/Pasco Counties: (727) 461-8555


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