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Computerized Positron Emission Tomography (PET) For The Assessment Of Myocardial Integrity
Author(s): Michel M. Ter-Pogossian
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Paper Abstract

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a technique which yields transverse tomographic images of the body reflecting the distribution of a positron-emitting radionuclide. When used in conjunction with certain radionuclides incorporated into molecules of physiological importance, PET is a promising method for the assessment of myocardial integrity through the mapping of biochemical processes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0167, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Measurements, (19 June 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.956978
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Michel M. Ter-Pogossian, Washington University School of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0167:
Noninvasive Cardiovascular Measurements
Donald C. Harrison; Harry A. Miller; Eugene V. Schmidt, Editor(s)

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