PET/MRI: Methodology and Clinical Applications by Gaspar Delso, Sibylle Ziegler (auth.), Ignasi Carrio, Pablo

By Gaspar Delso, Sibylle Ziegler (auth.), Ignasi Carrio, Pablo Ros (eds.)

In compiling this textbook at the interesting novel imaging modality of PET/MRI, the editors have introduced jointly a very foreign workforce of specialists within the box. The ebook is split into elements. the 1st half covers method and kit and comprises chapters on easy molecular drugs, distinction brokers, MR attenuation and validation, and quantitative MRI and puppy movement correction. the second one a part of the ebook specializes in medical purposes in oncology, cardiology, and neurology. Imaging of significant neoplasms is roofed in a sequence of person chapters. extra chapters deal with sensible and metabolic cardiovascular examinations and significant principal frightened method functions comparable to mind tumors and dementias. This booklet can be of curiosity to all radiologists and nuclear drugs physicians who desire to research extra in regards to the most modern advancements during this very important rising imaging modality and its applications.

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46 MR-PET Image Acquisition and Imaging Protocols ...................................................... 1 Whole-Body Examination ............................ 2 MR-PET Examination of the Head .............. 6 Motion Correction for PET ....................... 7 Software Requirements .............................. 51 Conclusion .............................................................. 51 References ............................................................... F. Schwenzer • H. D. de Prologue In contrast to PET/CT, several aspects concerning workflow have to be considered.

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