In this video, Dr. Promila Pankaj, (Dept. of Nuclear Medicine) Senior Consultant at Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh explains about the new diagnostic technology, PET CT that helps diagnose cancer in the whole body in a single seating. It is much more convenient for the patient and cost-effective too. It is a combination of two technologies where PET stands for Positron Emission Tomography and CT stands for Computed Tomography.
She further adds that this diagnostic method id completely safe and a non-invasive imaging modality to test cancer. In this procedure, both the scans are performed together. We co-register both the images and fuse them together. It helps us make the right diagnose for the patient. Max Hospital believes in providing the latest & advanced imaging technology through PET CT and Discovery IQ. At Max Hospital, the satisfaction of patients is of utmost importance.