PET/CT Metabolic Evaluation/ Sarcoidosis Scan

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A PET scan is a shortened name for positron emission tomography. A PET scan views functioning tissues in the body. A CT or CAT scan is a shortened name for computerized tomography. A CT scan takes pictures of the inside of the body. The pictures are more detailed than a typical x-ray. The type of PET/CT scan your doctor recommended will show detailed images and functioning tissues of your heart. The PET/CT scan can help determine if sarcoidosis has affected your heart.

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