Single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography: basic instrumentation and innovations.

  title={Single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography: basic instrumentation and innovations.},
  author={Michael K. O’Connor and Bradley J. Kemp},
  journal={Seminars in nuclear medicine},
  volume={36 4},
Correlation of the anatomical and functional information presented by single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and computed tomography (CT) can aid in the decision-making process by enabling better localization and definition of organs and lesions and improving the precision of surgical biopsies. Technical developments over the past 20 years have led to the development of better software techniques for image fusion and, more recently, to the development of modern SPECT/CT systems… 

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