FDG PET/CT Pitfalls in Gynaecologic and Genitourinary Oncologic Imaging

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 3/4

This activity focuses on the role of whole-body positron emission tomography (PET)/ computed tomography (CT) with fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in the assessment of gynaecologic and genitourinary malignant tumors.

Keywords: Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Computed Tomography (CT); Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG); Gynaecologic; genitourinary; Physiologic and Nonphysiologic FDG Uptake.

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to update the knowledge of practitioners on FDG PET/CT Pitfalls in Gynaecologic and Genitourinary Oncologic Imaging.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of the:

  1. Causes of PET/CT misregistration;
  2. Potential false-positive or false-negative results of FDG uptake;
  3. Pitfalls in physiologic FDG uptake;
  4. Physiologic FDG activity in the gastrointestinal tract; and
  5. FDG uptake in prostate cancer.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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