FDG-PET/CT for Cardiac Device Infection Imaging
Sponsored by the SNMMI Correlative Imaging Council, Cardiovascular Council, PET Center of Excellence, and Outreach Committee
Wengen Chen, MD, PhD; April Mann, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)
Infection can be a life-threatening complication of implanted cardiac devices.
- Examine the roles of FDG-PET/CT for diagnosis of cardiac device infection
- Recognize differentiation between device infection and inflammation
- Discuss the significance of FDG-PET/CT findings in guiding clinical management
- List protocols for cardiac device infection imaging
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