“Image of the Year” Unveiled

DiagnosticImaging | The Society of Nuclear Medicine has picked its 2011 Image of the Year, published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine’s August 1 edition.

The image, courtesy of radiologists at Stanford University and Hospital Mãe de Deus in Brazil, show PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) in action. Peter Herscovitch, MD, who chairs the society’s Scientific Program Committee, said the image highlights the ability of PET/CT plus newly-approved 18F-sodium fluoride bone imaging agent to identify bone inflammation in patients who have received spinal fixation hardware implants.

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