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*  Positron emission tomography
2010). "Clinical value of 18F-fluorodihydroxyphenylalanine positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-DOPA PET/CT) ... Positron-emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine functional imaging technique that is used to observe metabolic ... Snyder, Donald L.; Miller, Michael I. (1985). "On the Use of the Method of Sieves for Positron Emission Tomography". IEEE ... Vardi, Y.; L. A. Shepp; L. Kaufman (1985). "A statistical model for positron emission tomography". Journal of the American ...
*  Brain positron emission tomography
Positron emission tomography (PET) measures emissions from radioactively labeled metabolically active chemicals that have been ... The emission data are computer-processed to produce multi-dimensional images of the distribution of the chemicals throughout ... The positron emitting radioisotopes used are usually produced by a cyclotron, and chemicals are labeled with these radioactive ...
*  Positron emission tomography-magnetic resonance imaging
... (PET-MRI) is a hybrid imaging technology that incorporates magnetic ... Currently, the combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a hybrid imaging ... "Positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging: the next generation of multimodality imaging?". Semin Nucl Med. 38: ... soft tissue morphological imaging and positron emission tomography (PET) functional imaging. Presently, the main clinical ...
*  Attention
ISBN 978-0-7619-2760-0. "Positron Emission Tomography". MIT Press. Retrieved 18 Jul 2015. Jonides, J. (1983). "Further towards ...
*  Jen-Ai Hospital
Positron Emission Tomography Center; Breast Center; Baby-Friendly Center; Hemodialysis Center; Respiratory Care Center; Pain ...
*  Memory and social interactions
A positron emission tomography study". Brain. 115 (1): 15-36. doi:10.1093/brain/115.1.15. PMID 1559150. Kanwisher, N.; ...
*  Justine Sergent
"Using positron emission tomography (PET), Sergent found that there were different patterns of activation in response to the two ... A positron emission tomography study". Brain 115 (1): 15-36. doi:10.1093/brain/115.1.15. PMID 1559150. Sergent, J., Signoret, J ... Sergent, J. (1992). Positron emission tomography study of letter and object processing : Empirical findings and methodological ... The research included the use of a Positron emission tomography or PET scan, which requires the injection of radioactive ...
*  Fusiform face area
A positron emission tomography study". Brain. 115 (1): 15-36. doi:10.1093/brain/115.1.15. PMID 1559150. Weiner KS, Grill- ... The FFA was discovered and continues to be investigated in humans using positron emission tomography (PET) and functional ...
*  Functional integration (neurobiology)
Main article: Positron emission tomography PET works by introducing a radiolabeled biologically active molecule. The choice of ... Bailey, DL (2005). Positron Emission Tomography: Basic Sciences. Elsevier. ISBN 978-1-84628-007-8. OCLC 209853466. Rosa, MJ; ...
*  Isotopes of nitrogen
Used in positron emission tomography. The precision of the isotope abundances and atomic mass is limited through variations. ... Two sources of nitrogen-15 are the positron emission of oxygen-15 and the beta decay of carbon-15. Nitrogen-15 presents one of ... emitting a positron. The positron quickly annihilates with an electron, producing two gamma rays of about 511 keV. After a ...
*  Radiopharmaceutical
See also positron emission tomography. 3H or tritium is a beta emitter. 111In is a gamma emitter. Iodine-123 (I-123) is a gamma ... 13N is a positron emitter. 15O is a positron emitter. 32P is a beta emitter. 223Ra is an alpha emitter. 82Rb is a positron and ... 22Na is a positron and gamma emitter. 24Na is a beta and gamma emitter. 89Sr is a beta emitter. 99Tc is a gamma emitter. It is ... 11C is a positron emitter. 14C is a beta emitter. 51Cr is a gamma emitter. 57Co is a gamma emitter. 58Co is a gamma emitter. ...
*  PET radiotracer
Bailey, D.L; D.W. Townsend; P.E. Valk; M.N. Maisey (2005). Positron Emission Tomography: Basic Sciences. Secaucus, NJ: Springer ... Medicinal radiocompounds List of PET radiotracers Positron emission tomography Medicinal radiochemistry Radioligand Wadsak ... radiotracer or PET-ligand is a type of radioligand that is used for the diagnostic purposes via positron emission tomography ... The system detects pairs of gamma rays emitted indirectly by a positron-emitting radionuclide (tracer), which is introduced ...
*  Face perception
A positron emission tomography study". Brain. 115 (Pt 1): 15-36. doi:10.1093/brain/115.1.15. PMID 1559150. CS1 maint: Multiple ...
*  Temporal dynamics of music and language
... and positron emission tomography known as PET scans. Positron emission tomography involves injecting a short-lived radioactive ... Bailey, D.L; Townsend, D.W.; Valk, P.E.; Maisey, M.N. (2003). Positron Emission Tomography: Basic Sciences. Secaucus, NJ: ... When the radioisotope decays, it emits positrons which are detected by the machine sensor. The isotope is chemically ...
*  Affective neuroscience
A positron emission tomography study". Experimental Brain Research. 139 (3): 278-286. doi:10.1007/s002210100751. PMID 11545466 ...
*  Ernesto Bustamante
... with positron emission tomography (PET). In 2005, he published a research article that demonstrates that the functional ... "Positron-emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose". Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. 126 (10): 549-559 ...
*  History of surgery
Positron emission tomography was invented. 1987. The first successful heart-lung transplant. 1998. The first Stem Cell Therapy ...
*  Retrospective memory
2003) using Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The PET found that thinking about past events increased blood flow to the ... used advanced magnetic resonance and SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) imaging techniques on the same sample ...
*  Prostate cancer
Hong H, Zhang Y, Sun J, Cai W (November 2009). "Positron emission tomography imaging of prostate cancer". Amino Acids. 39 (1): ...
*  Scintillation (physics)
Positron emission tomography Birks, John B. (1964). The theory and practice of scintillation counting. Pergamon Press, Ltd. ...
*  Rubidium-82
"Diagnostic Accuracy of Rubidium-82 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With Hybrid Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in ... Yoshinaga, K; Klein, R; Tamaki, N (2009). "Generator-produced rubidium-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion ... which makes it a valuable tool for identifying myocardial ischemia in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging. 82Rb is used ... "Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography: a Clinical Perspective". Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports. 9 (3). doi:10.1007/ ...
*  Russell A. Brown
Maciunas RJ, Kessler RM, Maurer C, Mandava V, Watt G, Smith G (1992). "Positron emission tomography imaging-directed ... and positron emission tomography (PET). Brown earned MD and PhD degrees at the University of Utah. While a medical student and ... or positron emission tomography (PET). This device has become known as the N-localizer. It stimulated renewed interest in, and ... US patent 4608977, Brown, RA, "System using computed tomography as for selective body treatment" Brown RA, Roberts T, Osborn AG ...
*  Fiducial marker
Maciunas RJ, Kessler RM, Maurer C, Mandava V, Watt G, Smith G (1992). "Positron emission tomography imaging-directed ... By this method, functional information from SPECT or positron emission tomography can be related to anatomical information ... magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography images using a device known as the N-localizer. In electrocardiography (ECG ... 1] [2] Correlation of single photon emission CT with MR image data using fiduciary markers. BJ Erickson and CR Jack Jr., ...
*  Dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia
Positron emission tomography reveals elevated D2 dopamine receptors in drug-naive schizophrenics. Science. 1986;234(4783):1558- ... Implications for human brain positron emission tomography". European Journal of Pharmacology: Molecular Pharmacology. 227 (2): ...
*  Lutetium
Cerium-doped lutetium oxyorthosilicate (LSO) is currently the preferred compound for detectors in positron emission tomography ... Wahl, R. L. (2002). "Instrumentation". Principles and Practice of Positron Emission Tomography. Philadelphia: Lippincott: ... with some alpha and positron emission; the heavier isotopes decay primarily via beta decay, producing hafnium isotopes. The ...
*  Avid Radiopharmaceuticals
"A Trial of 18F-AV-133 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging to Differentiate Subjects With Parkinson's Disease (PD) From ... Florbetapir can be used to detect beta amyloid plaques in patients with memory problems using positron emission tomography (PET ... Once they found a candidate dye, they attached the positron-emitting fluorine-18, a radioactive isotope with a half-life of ...