Positron Emission Tomography
Basic Science and Clinical Practice
2003 XIX, 884 p. Hardcover
Postitron Emission Tomography (PET) is a rapidly expanding area of diagnostic imaging . This book covers the basic science principles and majority of clinical applications of PET .
Part I covers the chemistry , physics , intrumentation, imaging reconstructuon , image processing, and modeling ussed in PET .
Part II concentrates on the uses of PET in clinical research and practice with much attention paid to the role of PET in oncology imaging , which constitutes the majority of clinical patient scans world-wide today.