Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

Infobase Index Factor : 2.8

ABSTRACT

Application of PET/CT in the Diagnosis of Oral Cancer

Nikam SS , Mujoo S  , Shah KR , Dubey A.

ABSTRACT

Nuclear medicine is one of the latest and cutting edge innovations in the diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer. The extensive development of fusion imaging that can acquire both anatomic and functional images in a single scan has been a true evolution in medical imaging. Nuclear medicine aids in imaging the metabolism and other physiological process of specific organism human beings and thereby unveils the various functional and biochemical processes with accuracy which makes it a very dynamic and powerful tool in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The purpose of this review is to discuss the application of nuclear medicine studies in the diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer..

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