Is pet scan always accurate?

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Is pet scan always accurate?

Is a PET scan always accurate?
PET scan is a highly sensitive imaging modality and can detect small tumors with high accuracy, particularly those that are highly metabolic. However, it’s important to note that it’s not always 100% accurate, as a PET scan may not detect a small tumor if it’s located in an area with high background activity or if the tumor doesn’t take up the radiotracer. Additionally, false-positive results can occur due to the uptake of radiotracer in benign conditions like inflammation or infection. Therefore, it is important to interpret the results of a PET scan in the context of the patient’s clinical history and other imaging modalities, such as CT or MRI, to ensure the most accurate diagnosis.

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Hi, I am Alka Tiwari, Founder & Patient Care Executive at Helping you get the diagnostics scans services like MRI, CT Scan, UltraSound & PET Scan, etc at the best price. At MRIChandigarh's blog, I will be writing to create awareness and to educate you about how and where to get diagnostic scans done in Chandigarh at the best price with best-in-class services.
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