Podcast: Advantages of Hybrid PET/MR

March 6, 2012

Osman Ratib, MD, PhD, FAHA, professor and chief of nuclear medicine in the Department of Radiology at the University Hospital of Geneva, discusses the advantages and future of the hybrid PET/MR modality.

 

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The system includes two devices separated by about 10 feet with a rotating table so the patient can be scanned in the same position in each machine. Data are merged via software. In this podcast, Ratib discusses the advantages of this hybrid modality, what the transition was like for hospital staff, and the future of PET/MR.


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