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Positron emission tomography

G. Robert

Positron emission tomography

establishing priorities for health technology assessment

by G. Robert

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Published by Core Research on behalf of NCCHTA in Alton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

On cover: NHS R&D HTA Programme.

StatementG. Robert, R. Milne.
SeriesHealth technology assessment -- v.3, no.16
ContributionsMilne, R., Health Technology Assessment Programme., National Co-ordinating Centre for HTA (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 54p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20846211M

This book, written by Richard Wahl from the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and assisted by multiple coauthors from other institutions, amply fulfills its goals of serving as both a reference and a starting point for physicians engaged in the performance of positron emission tomography (PET).Author: Jeffrey Bisker. Highlight: Diagnosing Cancer with Positron Emission Tomography. Atomic nuclei with fewer neutrons than stable isotopes decay predominantly by emitting a positively charged electron, a positron, which is annihilated with electrons, emitting gamma-radiation.

PET stands for positron emission tomography, which is an imaging study that uses small quantities of radioactive material to examine tissue function. A PET scan is often coupled with a computed tomography scan (CT) or a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan so that a structural image can be generated. Dec 07,  · Positron Emission Tomography Measurement of Regional Cerebral Glucose Use A. The Basic Compartmental Model "This is an outstanding book that covers emission tomography with great clarity and detail with contributions by many of the most prominent scientists in the field. It belongs (opened) on the desk of all graduate students and Book Edition: 1.

positron emission tomography scan listen (PAH-zih-tron ee-MIH-shun toh-MAH-gruh-fee skan) A procedure in which a small amount of radioactive glucose (sugar) is injected into a vein, and a scanner is used to make detailed, computerized pictures of areas inside the body where the glucose is taken up. Get this from a library! Positron emission tomography: clinical practice. [Peter E Valk;] -- Text provides a comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical applications of positron emission tomography (PET). Discusses PET applications in oncology, the central nervous system.


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Positron emission tomography is useful in assessing the cerebral metabolism for glucose, CMRO 2, and CBF. The neurometabolic and flow metabolic coupling form the basis of the PET scan. The PET/CT or PET/MRI can be used; many of them prefer the later investigation.

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Page Chapter 6 Positron Emission Tomography Introduction History. The history of positron emission tomography (PET) can be traced to the early s, when the medical imaging possibilities of a particular class of radioactive substances were first realized.

Jun 28,  · • Positron emission tomography (PET) is a technique that measures physiological function by looking at blood flow, metabolism, neurotransmitters, and radiolabelled drugs. PET offers quantitative analyses, allowing relative changes over time to be monitored as a disease process evolves or in response to a specific stimulus.

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Chapters cover application of PET in various clinical settings including oncology, cardiology, and neurology with a focus on its role in various. Oct 28,  · Essential for students, science and medical graduates who want to understand the basic science of Positron Emission Tomography (PET), this book describes the physics, chemistry, technology and overview of the clinical uses behind the science of PET and the imaging techniques it uses.

In recent years, PET has moved from high-end research imaging tool used by the highly specialized to an 5/5(1). Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a method for measuring biochemical and physiological processes in vivo in a quantitative way by using radiopharmaceuticals labelled with positron emitting radionuclides such as 11 C, 13 N, 15 O and 18 F and by measuring the annihilation radiation using a coincidence technique.

Abstract. This book contains 24 selections. Some of the titles are: Positron Emission Tomography Instrumentation, Generator Systems for Positron Emitters, Reconstruction Algorithms, Cerebral Glucose Consumption: Methodology and Validation, Cerebral Blood Flow Tomography Using Xenon Inhalation: Methods and Clinical Applications, PET Studies of Stroke, Cardiac Positron Emission.

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Positron emission from Fluorine, as shown above, has become an important medical diagnostic tool; Positron Emission Tomography (a PET scan). The heart of this technique is based on the fact that positrons undergo instant annihilation when they collide with an electron (an example of matter-antimatter annihilation).

When this occurs, two. Positron emission tomography–magnetic resonance imaging (PET–MRI) is a hybrid imaging technology that incorporates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) soft tissue morphological imaging and positron emission tomography (PET) functional imaging.

Simultaneous PET/MR detection was first demonstrated inhowever it took another 13 years, and new detector technologies, for clinical systems to Purpose: used in clinical field of oncology.Because positron emission tomography (PET) utilizes high-energy ( keV) photons, it is often thought that attenuation effects in PET, compared with single-photon emission computed tomography.This book presents the latest scientific developments in the field of positron emission tomography (PET) dealing with data acquisition, image processing, applications, statistical analysis, tracer development, parameter estimation, and kinetic modeling.

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