PET/MRI matches PET/CT for recurrent pelvic cancer

September 4, 2015

PET/MRI can provide high diagnostic performance for restaging gynecological cancer patients compared with FDG-PET/CT, with only slightly longer scan time and "markedly reduced" radiation exposure, according to a German study published online August 19 in the European Journal of Radiology.

Lead author Dr. Johannes Grueneisen and colleagues from University Hospital Essen and University Hospital Dusseldorf found no significant differences between the two hybrid modalities in terms of sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and diagnostic accuracy.

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