The use of F-18 NaF PET/CT versus conventional bone scanning in the assessment of benign and malignant disorders has many advantages, which are discussed at length in this issue.Imaging of a variety of benign and malignant bone diseases is discussed, including the assessment of disease and the monitoring of patient response to therapy. Imaging in pediatric patients is also discussed.
By Mohsen Beheshti, MD, St. Vincent's Hospital, Linz, Austria
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