June 2008 August 2008 Coronal
Coronal whole-body whole-body PET image
PET image confirming a significant partial
liver recurrence response to therapy
The 18F-FDG PET scan reveals a disease recurrence.
A highly hypermetabolic lesion is found in the caudate (segment 1)
of liver. The patient is treated with chemotherapy.
The patient is scanned for treatment response evaluation.
The PET scan shows a significant partial response.
A resection of the liver can now be considered by the surgeon.