FDG-PET/CT for Cardiac Device Infection Imaging

October 15, 2020 EDT
Event Details:

FDG-PET/CT for Cardiac Device Infection Imaging
Sponsored by the SNMMI Correlative Imaging Council, Cardiovascular Council, PET Center of Excellence, and Outreach Committee

Wengen Chen, MD, PhD; April Mann, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)

Course Objectives
Infection can be a life-threatening complication of implanted cardiac devices. 

  • Examine the roles of FDG-PET/CT for diagnosis of cardiac device infection
  • Recognize differentiation between device infection and inflammation
  • Discuss the significance of FDG-PET/CT findings in guiding clinical management
  • List protocols for cardiac device infection imaging

CE Information
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