Could PET Imaging Be the ‘Game Changer’ for Detecting and Predicting Bioprosthetic Valve Degeneration

March 13, 2019

The use of 18F-fluoride positron emission tomography (PET)-computed tomography (CT) appears to be a more sensitive test than conventional assessments for the detection of subclinical valve degeneration following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement, according to the results of a new study.