By Joseph A. Thie
The quickly transforming into zone of nuclear medication imaging gets purely constrained cognizance in broad-based clinical dictionaries. This encyclopedic dictionary is meant to fill the distance. greater than four hundred entries of among one and 3 paragraphs are incorporated, defining and punctiliously explaining phrases in a suitable measure of aspect. The dictionary encompasses techniques utilized in planar, SPECT, and puppy imaging protocols and covers either scanner operations and renowned information research methods. inspite of the mathematical complexities within the acquisition and research of pictures, the reasons given are effortless to appreciate and plenty of priceless concrete examples are supplied. The booklet should be excellent in the event you desire to receive a speedy clutch of an idea past a definition of some phrases yet should not have the time to go looking the reference literature. the just about tutorial-like type contains the wishes of scholars, nuclear medication technologists, and types of different scientific professionals.
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It includes a file format definition and a network communication protocol. The acronym represents digital imaging and communications in medicine. The DICOM standard is kept under the auspices of the American College of Radiology and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Various types and especially brands of equipment with associated software that may interchange (via networks or removable media) image data when DICOM standards are used include: scanners, servers/storage, computer workstation equipment, and network hardware.
Photons and particles of radiation have an associated energy. For these, it is common to employ the unit electron volt. More generally, however, one encounters the joule as the unit of energy. Equivalent dose The quantity of radiation dose that expresses an assumed equal biological effectiveness of a given absorbed dose on a common scale for different types of ionizing radiation. This equal biological effectiveness is achieved by multiplying the absorbed dose by a quality factor. The latter, depending on tissues and radiation characteristics, adjusts the absorbed dose for their effect.
2 cm−1. It can readily be verified that this Fourier representation gives the 5 image pixel values. 809] = 1 FOV Field of view. 48 F Frame A time interval within the total duration of a scan at one bed position during which detector data is acquired for an image. In the usual single scan, there is only one frame at each bed position. In dynamic scans, however, there are a number of sequential frames at a fixed bed position. In gated scans, images at various time intervals within each cardiac cycle are taken.
Nuclear Medicine Imaging: An Encyclopedic Dictionary by Joseph A. Thie