PET Imaging Physics and Instrumentation

  title={PET Imaging Physics and Instrumentation},
  author={Christopher J. Thompson},
This article deals with how PET images are formed, and the equipment needed to form them. The reader will be introduced to the different types of PET system geometries, and the advantages and disadvantages of each system. Emission scans are compared and contrasted to transmission scans, and the concept of attenuation correction is introduced. The issues… CONTINUE READING