PET/MR Imaging in Cardiovascular Imaging

Christoph Rischpler, Pamela K. Woodard

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Abstract

With the emergence of PET/MR imaging there have been some strides in replicating the cardiovascular imaging success of other hybrid imaging modalities such as PET/computed tomography (CT) and single-photon emission computed tomography/CT. Because of the combined molecular imaging capabilities of PET and high-spatial and high-contrast resolution of MR imaging, there remains the potential for increased diagnostic accuracy and development of novel applications. In this article, the authors review the most promising cardiac PET/MR imaging applications developed since the introduction of PET/MR imaging in 2010 and summarize the most recent technical developments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-244
Number of pages12
JournalPET Clinics
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2019

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular
  • FDG
  • Molecular imaging
  • PET/MR imaging

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