Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 2172–2173 | Cite as

Attenuation correction and metal artifact reduction in FDG PET/CT for prosthetic heart valve and cardiac implantable device endocarditis

  • Asbjørn M. ScholtensEmail author
  • Hein J. Verberne
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineMeander Medical CenterAmersfoortThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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