Patients undergo PET/CT scans while using video goggles for distraction

Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center used video goggles to distract children undergoing PET or CT scans to determine whether they created CT and PET artifacts. Thirty non-sedated patients, aged four to 13 years old, watched videos of their choice using the goggles during whole-body PET/CT imaging. Half of the patients were tested using a scanner installed in 2006 and the other half with one from 2013. Read more.

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