What is fdg uptake?

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Drishti Iyer

, Medicos at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Hospital

FDG Uptake in Cancer A PET Study. From the advantages of nuclear medicine imaging to what FDG uptake. By definition, any structure with uptake more intense than that in the liver must also have facilitated FDG uptake and trapping. Positron emission tomography (PET) is a diagnostic imaging technique that allows identification of biochemical and physiologic alterations in tumors. However, several factors can affect fluoro-deoxyglucose (FDG) uptake by a tumor. result in increased FDG uptake and mimic malignancy.

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