New PET Scanner Could Improve Diagnosis; It Offers Much Better Image Resolution, Central Research Laboratory of Hitachi, Ltd. Scientists Say

Published: Jun 17, 2008

HealthDay News -- A prototype of a new cutting-edge PET scanner shows promise for the early diagnosis of disease, according to Japanese researchers. They found that their semiconductor-based PET scanner was better than the conventional version at detecting partial epilepsy and nasopharyngeal cancer.

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