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Regional Training Course PET/CT in Nuclear Oncology - Uruguay

This RTC was held in Montevideo - Uruguay in March, 2010 under the IAEA TC Regional Project RLA/6/063 ARCAL CIX

The following topics were discussed during the training course. 

The available lectures are highlighted in blue. To open the file please click on the title.

Dynamic images and videos included in the original lectures are not available at the moment.

The following topics were included (most lectures available only in Spanish or Portuguese):

PET/CT in Oncology

  • Basic physics in PET, attenuation correction, time of flight.

Brian F. Hutton, PhD (UK)

  • Introduction to hybrid PET/CT technology and image fusion.

Margarita Núñez, CNMT (Uruguay)

Cecil Chow, PhD (Brazil)

Carlos Buchpiguel, MD (Brazil)

  • Funcional anatomy of FDG images. Biodistribution, normal variants, benign lesions.

Víctor Gerbaudo, MD, PhD (USA)

José M Carril, MD (España)

Omar Alonso, MD (Uruguay)

Enrique Estrada, MD (Mexico)

  • Lymphoma: When is PET/CT indicated?

José M Carril, MD (Spain)

Carlos Buchpiguel, MD (Brazil)

  • Clinical applications of FDG PET-CT in colon cancer.

Víctor Gerbaudo, MD, PhD (USA)

Enrique Estrada, MD (Mexico)

  • PET/CT in brain tumors: FDG and other tracers.

Víctor Gerbaudo, MD, PhD (USA)

Carlos Buchpiguel, MD (Brazil)

José M Carril, MD (Spain)

Enrique Estrada, MD (Mexico)

Ernesto Lubin, MD (Uruguay-Israel)