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PET-CT: Advanced Imaging

The Siemens Biograph PET/CT is used to diagnose and stage cancers, and can help monitor the effectiveness of treatment for each patient. PET/CT can also perform perfusion and viability studies of the heart, as well as advanced neuro imaging for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimer’s disease.

PET-CT machine

New England PET Imaging System has installed state-of-the-art Siemens Biograph PET/CT scanners at all of our sites. Our Methuen site offers a Siemens Biograph 16-slice PET/CT, while our Lowell site and Mobile service at Elliot Hospital, and Merrimack Valley Hospital each have Siemens Biograph 6-slice PET/CT scanners. We are proud to say that our Biograph 16 located at our Methuen site is the most sophisticated community hospital-based PET/CT scanner north of Boston.

PET-CT images

By combining the power of Positron Emission Tomography with the anatomical information of a CT scanner, our PET/CT scanners offer the latest in diagnostic imaging.







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