IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Potentials for large axial field of view positron camera systems

2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging conference (2008 NSS/MIC)

Author(s): L. Eriksson ; D.W. Townsend ; M. Conti ; C.L. Melcher ; M. Eriksson ; B. W. Jakoby ; H. Rothfuss ; M.E. Casey ; B. Bendriem
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2008
Conference Location: Dresden, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 19 October 2008
Page(s): 1,632 - 1,636
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4775110
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By extending the axial field-of-view (FOV) in positron emission tomography (PET), the volume sensitivity and the planar sensitivity increase. However, given the current level of commercial block... View More

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