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SPECT scanning

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  • SPECT scanning — (in nuclear medicine) a cross sectional imaging technique for observing an organ or part of the body using a gamma camera; images are produced after injecting a radioactive tracer. The camera is rotated around the patient being scanned. Using a… …   Medical dictionary

  • SPECT scanning — single photon emission computing tomography (in nuclear medicine) a cross sectional imaging technique for observing an organ or part of the body using a gamma camera; images are produced after injecting a radioactive tracer. The camera is rotated …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • SPECT — Die Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) (dt. Einzelphotonen Emissions Tomografie[1][2]) ist ein diagnostisches Verfahren zur Herstellung von Schnittbildern lebender Organismen. SPECT Bilder zeigen die Verteilung eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Perfusion scanning — Perfusion is defined as the passage of fluid through the lymphatic system or blood vessels to an organ or a tissue. [American Psychological Association (APA):perfusion. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Retrieved March 20, 2008, from… …   Wikipedia

  • Whole-body nuclear scanning — is a medical imaging technique where the whole body is scanned, contrary to, e.g., neuroimaging where only the brain is scanned. Whole body nuclear scanning may refer to several different modalities: * Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, also… …   Wikipedia

  • single photon emission computing tomography — SPECT scanning …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Single photon emission computed tomography — (SPECT, or less commonly, SPET) is a nuclear medicine tomographic imaging technique using gamma rays. It is very similar to conventional nuclear medicine planar imaging using a gamma camera. However, it is able to provide true 3D information.… …   Wikipedia

  • History of neuroimaging — The history of neuroimaging, began in the early 1900s with a technique called pneumoencephalography. This process involved draining the cerebrospinal fluid from around the brain and replacing it with air, altering the relative density of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Neuroimaging —    The radiological imaging of the brain is important because it occasionally permits the linking of psychiatric symptoms to underlying brain lesions. Neuroradiology: plain film studies of the skull and spine (from 1896). This story begins with… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • Einzelphotonen-Emissions-Tomografie — Die Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) (dt. Einzelphotonen Emissions Tomografie[1][2]) ist ein diagnostisches Verfahren zur Herstellung von Schnittbildern lebender Organismen. SPECT Bilder zeigen die Verteilung eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Single-Photon-Emissionscomputertomographie — Die Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) (dt. Einzelphotonen Emissions Tomografie[1][2]) ist ein diagnostisches Verfahren zur Herstellung von Schnittbildern lebender Organismen. SPECT Bilder zeigen die Verteilung eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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