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Hybrid MR-PET Imaging: Systems, Methods and Applications Editor: N Jon Shah



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This book contains 409 pages.

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Print publication date: 04 Dec 2018
Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-074-0
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78801-306-2
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-683-4

About this book

The combination of two leading imaging techniques – magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography – is poised to have a large impact and has recently been a driver of research and clinical applications. The hybrid instrument is capable of acquiring both datasets simultaneously and this affords a number of advantages ranging from the obvious, two datasets acquired in the time required for one, through to novel applications. This book describes the basics of MRI and PET and then the technical issues and advantages involved in bringing together the two techniques. Novel applications in preclinical settings, human imaging and tracers are described.

The book is for students and scientists entering the field of MR–PET with an MRI background but lacking PET or vice versa. It provides practical details from experts working in the area.

From the book series:
New Developments in NMR