4D PET/CT Respiratory Gated Acquisition Techniques

  • Iain MurrayEmail author
Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)


As previously described, the aim of radiotherapy is to deliver a high dose of radiation to a tumour whilst minimising the radiation dose delivered to surrounding tissue. Significant developments in conformal techniques mean that it is increasingly possible to plan and deliver irregular dose distributions that meet these conditions.


Respiratory Cycle Conformal Technique Tube Rotation Time Modern Scanner Active Breathing Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Marsden NHS Trust, The Royal Marsden HospitalLondonUK

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