What does PET stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to PET?

PET stands for:

Positron Emission Tomography

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a type of x-ray test.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. PET may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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