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Transmission Scan

A scan to obtain data for use in making attenuation corrections.(Dr. Joseph A. Thie)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
For quantitative PET information, correction of tissue photon attenuation is mandatory. Generally in conventional PET, the… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Reliable attenuation correction methods for quantitative emission CT (ECT) require accurate delineation of the body contour and… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) scanners with combined dedicated high performance PET and CT scanners… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Positron emission tomography (PET) using 18F‐fluoro‐2‐deoxy‐D‐glucose (FDG) has been used for the evaluation of various tumors… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In order to perform attenuation correction in emission tomography an attenuation map is required. The authors propose a new… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Presents a new class of algorithms for penalized-likelihood reconstruction of attenuation maps from low-count transmission scans… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The current trend in attenuation correction for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is to measure and reconstruct… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A method is presented that directly calculates the mean number of scattered coincidences in data acquired with fully 3D positron… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The feasibility of a new method of attenuation correction in PET has been investigated, using a single-photon emitter for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Poisson noise in transmission data can have a significant influence on the statistical uncertainty of PET measurements… Expand
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