Theoretical Limitations of Tumor Imaging

  • David J. Goodenough
  • F. B. Atkins
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 152)


The question of limitations of tumor imaging needs to be examined against the characteristics of current medical imaging systems. Moreover, the examination needs to be carried out against the backdrop of physical imaging properties of the imaging systems, as well as the physiological and chemical aspects of the underlying biological signals (tumors) and background (nontumor) areas. In particular, the important possibilities for enhanced image performance using labeled monoclonal antibodies need to be explored.


Uptake Ratio Iodine Content Compute Tomography Number Count Density Compute Tomography System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Goodenough
    • 1
  • F. B. Atkins
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The George Washington University Medical CenterUSA
  2. 2.Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Walter Reed Army Medical CenterUSA

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