Overview of conventional imaging-based intervention in clinical practice

Ramez Hanna, Lisa P. Jones, Anil Chauhan

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This article presents an overview of image-guided interventions using conventionally available imaging modalities. It discusses technical and clinical aspects of the interventions, and also focuses on site-specific biopsies such as liver, spleen, renal, and soft tissue biopsies in the abdomen. It briefly discusses the emerging role of PET imaging and other technologies that will improve the diagnostic yield of image-guided biopsies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalPET Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes

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  • Ablation
  • Biopsy
  • CT
  • Image guided
  • Interventions
  • Tumor
  • Ultrasonography


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