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New automated physical phantom for renography.

  title={New automated physical phantom for renography.},
  author={Jari O Heikkinen},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={45 3},
UNLABELLED Physical phantoms have been used to test the diagnostic proficiency of nuclear medicine professionals and the accuracy of their equipment in external quality assurance surveys. No dynamic renal phantoms are commercially available. A new renal phantom, presented in this paper, was constructed and patented in the United States. METHODS The organs to be simulated by the phantom were in the form of containers filled with radioactive solution, and the device further comprised movable… CONTINUE READING


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