Physics Principles and Instrumentation in Nuclear Cardiology

  • James A. Patton


For many years cardiac nuclear medicine procedures have been performed using a scintillation camera. Originally, multiple planar projections were acquired to provide diagnostic information, but more recently the techniques of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been used. During this time, the scintillation camera has evolved into a high-quality imaging device, and much of this evolution is due to the integration of digital technology into every aspect of the data acquisition, processing, and display processes.


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