This subject deals with the physics and instrumentation of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Positron Emission Computed Tomography (PET). The SPECT module covers SPECT instrumentation, quality controls, data acquisition and processing, SPECT image reconstruction techniques, quantitative SPECT, and multi-modality image correlation and fusion. The PET module covers PET physics and instrumentation, quality controls, PET methodology and tracer kinetic modelling, Positron Coincident Detection (PCD) and hybrid technology.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Biomedical Sciences
B AppSc(NucMedTech) students only
Overview of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography SPECT instrumentation, data acquisition and processing SPECT reconstruction techniques. Quality Controls in SPECT Quantitative SPECT. Multi-modality image correlation and fusion Physical principles of Positron Emission Computed Tomography. PET camera construction and detectors, camera characteristics, PET radionuclides, differences between PET and gamma cameras. Tracer kinetic modelling Quality control in PET Positron coincident detection. Hybrid scanners.
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