GENERAL SURGERY

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) In this chapter, we elaborate on the principles of PET, including instrumentation, relevant physical phenomena and corrections in image reconstruction, and quality assurance. As was discussed…

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Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography

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Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography This chapter provides an in-depth overview of SPECT, including instrumentation, quality assurance, as well as compensation methods for image reconstruction. Two overall methods for data acquisition…

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Emission Computed Tomography (ECT), General Principles

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Emission Computed Tomography (ECT), General Principles Two-dimensional imaging, even with multiple views, does not provide accurate three-dimensional information concerning radionuclide distribution. Because two-dimensional imaging more or less integrates the information…

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Computer Interfacing and Image Processing

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Computer Interfacing and Image Processing Computers continue to impress with their ability to store ever larger amounts of information in a small space, to process information very quickly, including mathematical…

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In Vitro Radiation Detection

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In Vitro Radiation Detection In many nuclear medicine procedures, such as the Schilling test, blood volume determinations, protein and fat absorption studies, ferrokinetics, and various radioimmunoassay, it is necessary to…

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