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Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 243–255 | Cite as

Development of NEMA-based Software for Gamma Camera Quality Control

  • Andrew Rova
  • Anna Celler
  • Ghassan Hamarneh
Article

Abstract

We have developed a cross-platform software application that implements all of the basic standardized nuclear medicine scintillation camera quality control analyses, thus serving as an independent complement to camera manufacturers’ software. Our application allows direct comparison of data and statistics from different cameras through its ability to uniformly analyze a range of file types. The program has been tested using multiple gamma cameras, and its results agree with comparable analysis by the manufacturers’ software.

Key words

Nuclear medicine quality control single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) performance measurement image quality analysis 

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Copyright information

© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing ScienceSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  3. 3.Division of Nuclear MedicineVancouver Hospital and Health Sciences CenterVancouverCanada

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