First human Cerenkography

@article{Spinelli2013FirstHC,
  title={First human Cerenkography},
  author={A. Spinelli and M. Ferdeghini and C. Cavedon and E. Zivelonghi and R. Calandrino and A. Fenzi and A. Sbarbati and F. Boschi},
  journal={Journal of Biomedical Optics},
  year={2013},
  volume={18}
}
  • A. Spinelli, M. Ferdeghini, +5 authors F. Boschi
  • Published 2013
  • Physics, Medicine, Engineering
  • Journal of Biomedical Optics
  • Abstract. Cerenkov luminescence imaging is an emerging optical preclinical modality based on the detection of Cerenkov radiation induced by beta particles when traveling though biological tissues with a velocity greater than the speed of light. We present the first human Cerenkography obtained by detecting Cerenkov radiation escaping the thyroid gland of a patient treated for hyperthyroidism. The Cerenkov light was detected using an electron multiplied charge coupled device and a conventional C… CONTINUE READING
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