Lege Artis Medicinae

[MOLECULAR IMAGING AND THERAPY IN HUNGARY]

GALUSKA László

OCTOBER 20, 2005

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2005;15(10)

[After a brief historical summary of molecular imaging and therapy (earlier called isotope diagnostics or nuclear medicine), which has more than 50 years history in Hungary, the author presents comparative international information regarding the status of this particular discipline in Hungary. He distinguishes between “single photon” or traditional techniques and “double photon” or PET methods. Besides listing well-known traditional methods, the author gives additional details and prognosis about Hungarian PET and PET-CT investigations playing increasingly important roles, especially in the field of oncology.]

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