PET CT Whole Body (Imaging)

Body Area: Chest
Body Parts: General Chest Area
Symptoms: Pressure and/or Tenderness
Uses CT to depict the anatomy of the body but also includes an injection of a small dose of radioactive material that concentrates in parts of the body involved with tumor and/or inflammation.  Gives functional information about abnormal tissue and helps find areas involved with tumor that may have not been expected.