September 20, 2017

Combo of MRI, PET-CT often needed for accurate assessment of gliomas

PET-CT with any of various radiotracers is better than conventional MRI at showing the boundaries and necrotic tissue of brain tumors and other gliomas. However, MRI is better than any flavor of PET-CT at showing the tumors’ basic anatomical structure, making the MR scans essential to initial pre-surgical planning. {read more here}