PET/CT Ordering Guidelines

All PET/CT scans are routinely performed with a noncontrast CT of diagnostic, interpretable quality
Concurrent contrast CT can be performed – Please indicate on front of request form.

Standard PET/CT

FDG PET/CT scan from top of head to midthighs.
Most frequently used for Oncologic Imaging.
Please indicate on the front if concurrent contrast CT is desired.

Whole Body PET/CT

FDG PET/CT scan from top of skull to toes.
Most frequently used for Melanoma, Sarcoma, and cancer of the extermities.
Please indicate on the front if concurrent contrast CT is desired.