By Dale L. Bailey PhD, Kathy P. Willowson (auth.), Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar, Hans-Jürgen Biersack (eds.)
SPECT/CT cameras have significantly stronger diagnostic accuracy lately established largely at the greater localization and definition of scintigraphic findings. This publication covers the total spectrum of scientific functions of SPECT/CT in analysis and remedy making plans of benign and malignant illnesses. establishing chapters speak about the know-how and physics of SPECT/CT and its use for dosimetry. The function of SPECT/CT within the imaging of more than a few pathologic stipulations is then addressed intimately. purposes coated contain, between others, imaging of the thyroid, bone, and lungs, imaging of neuroendocrine tumors, cardiac scintigraphy, and sentinel node scintigraphy. person chapters also are dedicated to remedy making plans in selective inner radiation treatment of liver tumors and bremsstrahlung SPECT/CT. Readers will locate this ebook to be an important and updated resource of knowledge in this worthwhile hybrid imaging technique.
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