PET Molecular Imaging-Directed Biopsy: A Review.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Aug;209(2):255-269. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18047. Epub 2017 May 15. Fei B1,2,3, Schuster DM1,3.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review is to summarize the applications of PET molecular imaging-directed biopsy of a variety of organs in the management of various diseases with a focus on cancers.
CONCLUSION: PET can yield metabolic information at the cellular and molecular levels, and PET-directed biopsy is playing an increasing role in the diagnosis and staging of diseases.