Common clinical indications of SPECT

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What are some examples of common clinical indications of SPECT/CT?

  • • 111 In-octreotide SPECT/CT is useful to assess neuroendocrine tumors before and after treatment.
  • • 99m Tc-sestamibi SPECT/CT is useful to preoperatively localize parathyroid adenomas, particularly when ectopic in location.
  • • 201 Tl SPECT/CT is useful to detect and evaluate the effects of coronary artery disease on myocardial perfusion.

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