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The Image Reconstruction Principle in PET/CT Scanner

  • Huynh Luong Nghia
  • Nguyen Minh Hong
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 49)

Abstract

Thanking to the ability of providing images of slices of organs with very high accuracy currently the PET / CT scanner is widely used for early diagnosis of many cancers and some other diseases. This paper examines the reconstruction algorithms in PET/CT scanner and builds mathematical model describing the operation of this device.

Keywords

PET / CT scanner reconstruction algorithms radiopharmaceuticals attenuation correction factor 

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© IFMBE 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Huynh Luong Nghia
    • 1
  • Nguyen Minh Hong
    • 1
  1. 1.Biomedical Electronic DepartmentLe Quy Don Technical UniversityHanoiVietnam

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