[PDF] Quantitative nuclear medicine imaging : concepts, requirements and methods : IAEA Human Health Reports 9

Source:
International Atomic Energy Agency
Publisher:
International Atomic Energy Agency
Publication date:
01 January 2014

Abstract

This publication reviews the current state of the art of image quantification and provides a solid background of tools and methods for medical physicists and other professionals who are faced with quantification of radionuclide distribution in clinical practice. It describes and analyses the physical effects that degrade image quality and affect the accuracy of quantification, and describes methods to compensate for them in planar, single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) images.