Val J Lowe M.D.
Radiologist | Nuclear Radiology200 1st St SW Rochester MN, 55905
Dr. Val Lowe is a radiologist practicing in Rochester, MN. Dr. Lowe specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.
Education and Training
McGill University Faculty of Medicine 1988
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Overexpression of MPS antigens by squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck: immunohistochemical and serological correlation with FDG positron emission tomography.
- Radioguided surgical advancements for head and neck oncology.
- The use of lymphoscintigraphy and PET in the management of head and neck melanoma.
- The cost-effectiveness of fluorodeoxyglucose 18-F positron emission tomography in the N0 neck.
- The usefulness of subtraction ictal SPECT coregistered to MRI in single- and dual-headed SPECT cameras in partial epilepsy.
- Esophageal cancer and head and neck cancer.
- Assessment of Lymphoma Therapy Using (18)F-FDG PET.
- Cholangiocarcinoma metastatic to the neck: first report of a case.
- Clinical 18F-FDG oncology patient preparation techniques.
- Positron emission tomography scanning in lung cancer.
- Positron emission tomography for basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
- Update in PET imaging of nonsmall cell lung cancer.
- Lung cancer screening experience: a retrospective review of PET in 22 non-small cell lung carcinomas detected on screening chest CT in a high-risk population.
- Combined I-124 positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging of NIS gene expression in animal models of stably transfected and intravenously transfected tumor.
- Normal uptake of F-18 FDG in the sublingual gland.
- Pet Scan
- Breast Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy
- Member Minnesota Medical Association/Zumbro Valley
- Fellow - Nuclear Medicine/Radiology: Duke University Medical Center
- Fellow - PET Imaging/Radiology: Duke University Medical Center
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