Mikee Posted September 19, 2007 Share Posted September 19, 2007 We just took Char in to the Cancer Center and saw the nurse practitioner?sp and we took X-rays because Char is haveing Very extinsive pain in her lower left chest area below the left breast area. While we were there we took the liberty to view her records and low and behold we got this!!! PET-TUMOR IMAGING WITH CONCURRENT CT, SKULL BASE TO MID THIGH:08/14/2007 COMPARISON:CT of the ado\domen and pelvis 7/31/07; CT of the chest 7/27/07. INDICATION: This is a 53-year-old who presents for initial staging of non-small cell carcinoma. TECHNIQUE: The patient's blood glucose was 104 mg/dl. After the intravenous injection of 17.mCi of F-18 FDC delayed 3D whole body PET images were acquired from the level of the brain to the mid thigh region. A non contrast CT was used for attenuation correction purposes. PET/CT DISCUSSION: There is extensive right-sided pleural metastitic involvement demonstrating a maximum SUV of approximately 17.8. Ther issubcarinal disease, right paratracheal desease, aortopulmonary disease. Osseous metastases are indentified in the T1 verebral body demostrating a maximum SUV of approximately 4.9. Multiple metastases are indentified throughout the thoracic and lumbar spine as well as the sacrum. IMPRESSION: 1. Diffuse metastatic disease involving the right pleaura, osseous structures and mediastinum. 2. No involvement is noted of the solid visceral organs. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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