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An edge detection algorithm for use in radionuclide imaging

Abstract

A method is described whereby the edges of computerised radionuclide images can be located by the application of an edge detection algorithm. Results obtained using computer simulated phantoms and radioactive distributions demonstrate the potential accuracy of incorporating such an algorithm into clinical studies.

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Jackson, P.C., Wilde, P., Watt, I. et al. An edge detection algorithm for use in radionuclide imaging. Eur J Nucl Med 6, 33–38 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00257070

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Clinical Study
  • Radionuclide
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Detection Algorithm