- Initial characterization of a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner during human imagingSpencer L Bowen
Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis, Davis, California, USA
J Nucl Med 50:1401-8. 2009..We have constructed a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner capable of high-resolution functional and anatomic imaging. Here, we present an initial characterization of scanner performance during patient imaging...
- PET characteristics of a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner prototypeYibao Wu
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, Genome and Biomedical Sciences, CA, USA
Phys Med Biol 54:4273-87. 2009..7% and 2.8%, respectively. The impact of the increased reconstructed spatial resolution compared to typical whole-body PET scanners is currently being assessed in a clinical trial...
- Crystal identification in positron emission tomography using nonrigid registration to a Fourier-based templateAbhijit J Chaudhari
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Phys Med Biol 53:5011-27. 2008..We also present an adaptive method for distortion reduction in flood histograms obtained for PET detectors that use PSAPDs...
- Simulation study of spatial resolution and sensitivity for the tapered depth of interaction PET detectors for small animal imagingSara St James
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Phys Med Biol 55:N63-74. 2010..Detectors employing the tapered crystal design along with excellent DOI resolution will lead to PET scanners with higher sensitivity and uniform spatial resolution across the field of view...