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Constrained Deconvolution to Remove Resolution Degradation Caused by Scatter in Spect

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Although one of the ultimate aims of SPECT is to provide quantitative information concerning the radionuclide distribution in the object being scanned, it is essential to realize that much of the diagnostic information in Nuclear Medicine imaging is gained from visual examination of the image (Muehllehner, 1985). An important goal in image enhancement or restoration is therefore to improve the accuracy and confidence of visual detection of small structures.

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  • Attenuation Correction
  • Modulation Transfer Function
  • Scattered Photon
  • Cold Spot
  • Inverse Filter

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Yanch, J.C., Webb, S., Flower, M.A., Irvine, A.T. (1988). Constrained Deconvolution to Remove Resolution Degradation Caused by Scatter in Spect. In: de Graaf, C.N., Viergever, M.A. (eds) Information Processing in Medical Imaging. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-7263-3_17

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