Positron emission tomographyBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7404.1449 (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1449
- Abi Berger, science editor
• Positron emission tomography (PET) is a technique that measures physiological function by looking at blood flow, metabolism, neurotransmitters, and radiolabelled drugs. PET offers quantitative analyses, allowing relative changes over time to be monitored as a disease process evolves or in response to a specific stimulus.
• The technique …