MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 41, 20161st Mini Conference on Emerging Engineering Applications (MCEEA’15)
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|Published online||01 February 2016|
Design and development of a hybrid preclinical PET/SPECT/X-ray system
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this work we present the design and development of a prototype SPECT/PET/CT system, suitable for whole body small animal imaging, which is unique not only in national but also in regional level. The integrated SPECT/PET/CT system has three components and is mounted on a rotating gantry, which is designed specifically for such applications. The system is unique on national and regional level. The SPECT component has a 2mm spatial resolution, the PET components a 2.5mm spatial resolution and the X-ray component was recently purchased and is now mounted on the existing gantry and will be evaluated. The complete design of the system and evaluation results are presented.
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