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
UNLABELLED For quantitative PET information, correction of tissue photon attenuation is mandatory. Generally in conventional PET… (More)
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2007
2007
The introduction of positron emission/computed tomography (PET/CT) systems coupled with multidetector CT arrays has greatly… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
With the introduction of combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) systems, several questions have to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Positron emission tomography (PET) using (18)F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) has been used for the evaluation of… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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1997
1997
The current trend in attenuation correction for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is to measure and reconstruct… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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