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University of Iowa PET Center

University of Iowa PET Center

Positron Emission Tomography or P.E.T. is the study and visualization
of human physiology by electronic detection of short-lived positron
emitting radiopharmaceuticals. It is the only non-invasive technology that
can routinely and quantitatively measure metabolic, biochemical and
functional activity in living tissue. This site discusses PET scanning in detail.


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