The PET-CT Cancer, Dementia and Cardiac imaging scanner is the first of its kind in Leicester has been officially opened at Glenfield Hospital
Positron Emission Tomography with Computer Tomography (PET-CT) is the latest molecular imaging technology in imaging cancer, dementia and heart disease. It combines functional information (PET) with anatomy (CT) giving a 3D image to accurately diagnose disease, assess its spread and allows the doctor to optimise the treatment best suited for that particular patient.