Brain Imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Using a Method for Reformatting Three-Dimensional Physiological Data into a Standardized Anatomy

  • Torgny Greitz
  • Christian Bohm


Positron emission tomography (PET) represents an enormous advance in the methodology of clinical brain research. In fact, PET has the capacity to estimate a variety of physical, chemical, and physiological parameters and their distribution in the living human brain. In this respect, no other method is able to compete with it.


Positron Emission Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Image Positron Emission Tomography Data Brain Atlas Cerebral Metabolic Rate 
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  • Torgny Greitz
  • Christian Bohm

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