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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… 
Highly Cited
2006
Review
2003
Review
2003
Reliable attenuation correction methods for quantitative emission CT (ECT) require accurate delineation of the body contour and… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • T. Hara
  • Molecular imaging and biology : MIB : the…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 41328247
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Presents a new class of algorithms for penalized-likelihood reconstruction of attenuation maps from low-count transmission scans… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • J. Ollinger
  • Physics in Medicine and Biology
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 39568832
A method is presented that directly calculates the mean number of scattered coincidences in data acquired with fully 3D positron… 
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…