Quantitative postradioembolization imaging using PET/CT

Authored by: Marco D’Arienzo , Luca Filippi , Oreste Bagni

Handbook of Radioembolization

Print publication date:  October  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498742016
eBook ISBN: 9781315369150
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315369150-11

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Abstract

11.1 Introduction

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11.2 Emission of β+ particles via internal pair production in the 0+–0+ transition of 90Zr

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11.3 Current practice in postradioembolization quantitative imaging with 90Y

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11.4 Activity measurements for quantitative imaging

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11.4.1 Measurements of 90Y chloride

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11.4.2 Measurements of 90 Y microsphere

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11.5 Performance characteristics of PET scanners

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11.5.1 PET sensitivity

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11.5.2 PET absolute activity calibration

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11.5.3 Spatial resolution

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11.5.4 Recovery coefficients

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11.5.5 Degrading factors in 90 Y PET quantitative imaging

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11.5.6 Image reconstruction

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11.6 Preparation of a calibrated phantom for 90 Y-PET studies

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11.7 Discussion and summary

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11.8 Conclusions 245 References

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References

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