Development of Software for Data Analysis and Image Reconstruction in Small Animal PET

  • Shahla Ahmadi
  • Maryam Ghorbani
  • Dariush Sardari
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 404)


Small animals including rats are used in biochemical researches for investigation of disease stages. Due to the genetic similarity with human, mechanism of diseases development and treatment in human is emulated in rats. This is an effective approach in researches accomplished with PET. Due to small body structure in rat, using human PET systems cannot provide the images with good resolution. Thus the design of PET especial for small animals such as rats helps in medical research. The current study is aimed to provide a good algorithm for image reconstruction of PET images taken from small animals with the rapid method.


PET of small animals image reconstruction algorithms and wavelet filter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shahla Ahmadi
    • 1
  • Maryam Ghorbani
    • 1
  • Dariush Sardari
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Science and Research BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran

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