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Positron Emission Tomography

Current Clinical and Research Aspects

This book's stated purpose is to provide a discussion of the technical basis and clinical applications of positron emission tomography (PET), as well as their recent progress in nuclear medicine. It also summarizes current literature about research and clinical science in PET. The book is divided into two broad sections: basic science and clinical science. The basic science section examines PET imaging processing, kinetic modeling, free software, and radiopharmaceuticals. The clinical science section demonstrates various clinical applications and diagnoses. The text is intended not only for scientists, but also for all clinicians seeking recent information regarding PET.

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Positron Emission TomographyCurrent Clinical and Research AspectsEdited by Chia-Hung Hsieh

Published: February 8th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1280

ISBN: 978-953-307-824-3

Copyright year: 2012

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39685 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations

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1. Virtual PET Scanner – From Simulation in GATE to a Final Multiring Albira PET/SPECT/CT Camera

By M. Balcerzyk, L. Caballero, C. Correcher, A. Gonzalez, C. Vazquez, J.L. Rubio, G. Kontaxakis, M.A. Pozo and J.M. Benlloch

2503

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2. Rationale, Instrumental Accuracy, and Challenges of PET Quantification for Tumor Segmentation in Radiation Treatment Planning

By Assen S. Kirov, C. Ross Schmidtlein, Hyejoo Kang and Nancy Lee

1387

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3. Kinetic Modelling in Human Brain Imaging

By Natalie Nelissen, JamesWarwick and Patrick Dupont

2114

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4. Free Software for PET Imaging

By Roberto de la Prieta

10950

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5. Pd0–Mediated Rapid C–[11C]Methylation and C–[18F]Fluoromethylation: Revolutionary Advanced Methods for General Incorporation of Short–Lived Positron–Emitting 11C and 18F Radionuclides in an Organic Framework

By Masaaki Suzuki, Hiroko Koyama, Misato Takashima-Hirano and Hisashi Doi

1566

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6. Emerging Technologies for Decentralized Production of PET Tracers

By Pei Yuin Keng, Melissa Esterby and R. Michael van Dam

4200

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7. Specific Activity of 11C-Labelled Radiotracers: A Big Challenge for PET Chemists

By Vanessa Gómez-Vallejo, Vijay Gaja, Jacek Koziorowski and Jordi Llop

3507

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8. Potential of Positron Emission Tomography for Neurogenic Tumors and Spinal Disorders

By Kenichiro Kakutani, Koichiro Maeno, Yuki Iwama, Masahiro Kurosaka and Kotaro Nishida

2025

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9. [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders

By Nobuhiko Miyazawa and Toyoaki Shinohara

1257

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10. Amyloid Imaging PET Ligands as Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease, Preclinical Evaluation

By Marie Svedberg, Ewa Hellström-Lindahl, Obaidur Rahman and Håkan Hall

2982

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11. Monitoring of Chemotherapy Response in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

By Tatsuo Kimura, Shinzoh Kudoh and Kazuto Hirata

2226

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12. Tumour Markers and Molecular Imaging with FDG PET/CT in Breast Cancer: Their Combination for Improving the Prediction of Disease Relapse

By Laura Evangelista, Zora Baretta, Lorenzo Vinante, Guido Sotti and Pier Carlo Muzzio

3377

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13. Glucose Uptake During Exercise in Skeletal Muscles Evaluated By Positron Emission Tomography

By Hiroyuki Shimada

1591

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