Advertisement

Clinical Applications of Positron Scanning

  • J. M. Taveras
  • R. H. Ackerman
  • N. M. Alpert
  • J. A. Correia
Conference paper

Abstract

The developement of positron scanning techniques has been a long and arduous road. It is now over 3 decades since Brownell and Sweetgrot reported the detection of intra-cranial lesions by positron-emitters.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Kuhl, D.E., Edwards, R.Q.: Cylindrical and section radioisotope scanning of the liver and brain. Radiology 83, 926–936 (1964)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ter-Pogossian, M.M., Taveras, J.M., Davis, D.O., Eichling, J.O.: A study of regional cerebral oxygen supply and utilization by means of radioactive oxygen 15. In: Recent Advances in the Study of Cerebral Circulation. J. M. Taveras, H. Fischgold and D. Dilenge, Editors: Thomas, Springfield, 1970, p. 156-174Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Jones, T., Brownell, G.L., Ter-Pogossian, M.M.: “Equilibrium” images of short-lived radiopharmaceuticals for dynamic observations. J. Nucl. Med. 15, 505 (1974)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Jones, T., Chesler, D.A., Ter-Pogossian, M.M.: The continuous inhalation of oxygen-15 for assessing regional oxygen extraction in the brain of man. Brit. J. Radiol. 49, 339–343 (1976)PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Subramanyam, R., Alpert, N.M., Hoop, B., Jr., Brownell, G.L., Taveras, J.M.: A model for regional cerebral oxygen distribution during continuous inhalation of 1502, C150 and C1502. J. Nuclear Med. 19, 48–53 (1978)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ojemann, R.G., Crowell, R.M., Roberson, G.H.: Surgical treatment of extracranial carotid occlusive disease. Clinical Neurosurgery 22, 214–263 (1975)PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Alpert, N.M., Ackerman, R.H., Correia, J.A., Grotta, J. C, Chang, J.Y., Taveras, J.M.: Measurement of cerebral blood flow and oxygen metabolism in transverse section — Preliminary results. In: Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. (Fumio Gotoh, Editor). Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. Supplementum 27, Vol. 60, 196 (1979)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Taveras
  • R. H. Ackerman
  • N. M. Alpert
  • J. A. Correia

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations