Automatic 3D registration of dynamic stress and rest (82)Rb and flurpiridaz F 18 myocardial perfusion PET data for patient motion detection and correction.

  title={Automatic 3D registration of dynamic stress and rest (82)Rb and flurpiridaz F 18 myocardial perfusion PET data for patient motion detection and correction.},
  author={Jonghye Woo and Balaji K. Tamarappoo and Damini Dey and Ryo Nakazato and Ludovic Le Meunier and Amit Ramesh and Joel Lazewatsky and Guido Germano and Daniel S. Berman and Piotr J. Slomka},
  journal={Medical physics},
  volume={38 11},
PURPOSE The authors aimed to develop an image-based registration scheme to detect and correct patient motion in stress and rest cardiac positron emission tomography (PET)/CT images. The patient motion correction was of primary interest and the effects of patient motion with the use of flurpiridaz F 18 and (82)Rb were demonstrated. METHODS The authors evaluated stress/rest PET myocardial perfusion imaging datasets in 30 patients (60 datasets in total, 21 male and 9 female) using a new… 

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