Applications of SPECT/CT in nuclear radiology

Michael C. Roarke, Ba D. Nguyen, Barbara A. Pockaj

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OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to illustrate several clinical situations in which SPECT/CT can be effectively applied in nuclear radiology practice. CONCLUSION. SPECT/CT has recently emerged as a valuable adjunct to standard techniques in clinical nuclear radiology. This technique provides significantly improved scintigraphic localization and characterization of disease, increasingly important in this era of minimally invasive surgery and targeted radiotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W135-W150
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Nuclear radiology
  • Scintigraphy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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