PET performance measurements using the NEMA NU 2-2001 standard.

  title={PET performance measurements using the NEMA NU 2-2001 standard.},
  author={Margaret E. Daube-Witherspoon and Joel S. Karp and Michael E. Casey and Frank P Difilippo and Horace Hines and Gerd Muehllehner and Vilim Simcic and Charles W. Stearns and L Adam and Steve Kohlmyer and Vesna Sossi},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={43 10},
UNLABELLED The NU 2-1994 standard document for PET performance measurements has recently been updated. The updated document, NU 2-2001, includes revised measurements for spatial resolution, intrinsic scatter fraction, sensitivity, counting rate performance, and accuracy of count loss and randoms corrections. The revised measurements are designed to allow testing of dedicated PET systems in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional modes as well as coincidence gamma cameras, conditions not considered… CONTINUE READING

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