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Other names for Positron emission tomography include:
These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Positron emission tomography:
Positron emission tomography : detection of gamma rays emitted from tissues after administration of a natural substance such as glucose or fatty acids into which positron emitting isotopes have been incorporated; the paths of the gamma rays, which result from collisions of positrons and electrons, are interpreted by a computer algorithm, and the resultant tomogram represents local concentrations of the isotope containing substance.
Positron emission tomography: A diagnostic examination involving the production of images by detecting radiation produced by the radioactive substance administered to the patient.
Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Positron emission tomography' may be involved.
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