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Dual-Modality Preclinical SPECT/PET Instrumentation

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Abstract

Present multimodality imaging strategies are mostly based on the combination of complementary imaging technique such as PET/CT and SPECT/CT where functional and morphological information on the same subject can be derived and combined. On the shadow of the successful application of combined PET/CT scanners in the clinical environment, multimodality techniques have been recently transferred to small animal scanners.

Keywords

Energy Window Cadmium Zinc Telluride Lead Sheet Compute Tomography Component Small Animal Scanner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di Pisa, and INFN Sezione di PisaPisaItaly

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