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PET/CT (positron emission computed tomography) studies of the whole body

PET/CT is performed using different radiopharmaceuticals, depending on the organ under study:

PET/CT with glucose (18F-FDG) – for lung cancer, tumors of unknown localization, lymphomas, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, malignant melanoma of the skin, gynecological oncological diseases (ovarian cancer, cervical cancer), esophageal cancer, testicular cancer.

PAT/CT with methionine – for diseases of the brain.

PET / CT with choline (11C) – for diseases of the prostate gland, parathyroid adenoma.

What problem does PET/CT solve?

Diagnosis of neoplasms at the earliest stages.

Assessment of the prevalence of […]

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Hair Care

Pediatric cardiac surgery. Treatment of complex heart defects in children. Gorbatikov K. V.

Congenital heart defects remain the main cause of infant mortality, therefore they require immediate treatment. The Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery “Medical City” has all the possibilities to provide urgent medical care to children with diagnosed heart defects. The department is known not only in Russia, but also abroad for its achievements, in particular for carrying out life-saving operations from the first days of a child’s life.

What problems does pediatric cardiac surgery solve?

Congenital heart defects include intrauterine abnormalities of the […]

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PET/CT scan

Positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET/CT) is an effective and modern method of diagnosing oncological diseases. The method combines the capabilities of positron emission (PET) and computed tomography (CT) and allows you to establish the presence of a malignant formation with a high degree of confidence.

PET/CT is able to diagnose tumor foci that cannot be detected using other imaging tools – ultrasound, X-ray, CT, MRI.

Various radiopharmaceuticals are used to detect pathological cells. The diagnosis is based on the assessment […]

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