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Atlas of PET/MR Imaging in Oncology by O. Ratib, M. Schwaiger (auth.), Osman Ratib, Markus

By O. Ratib, M. Schwaiger (auth.), Osman Ratib, Markus Schwaiger, Thomas Beyer (eds.)

This new undertaking on PET-MR imaging in oncology comprises electronic interactive software program matching the circumstances within the e-book. The interactive model of the atlas is predicated at the most modern net regular, HTML5, making sure compatibility with any laptop working procedure in addition to a committed model for Apple iPad.

The e-book opens with an creation to the rules of hybrid imaging that will pay specific awareness to PET/MR imaging and conventional PET/MR acquisition protocols. a variety of illustrated medical case stories are then awarded. every one case learn contains a brief scientific background, findings, and instructing issues, by means of illustrations, legends, and comments.

The multimedia model of the ebook comprises dynamic videos that permit the reader to flick thru sequence of rotating 3D photos (MIP or quantity rendered), reveal mixing among puppy and MR, and dynamic visualization of 3D snapshot volumes. the films will be performed both continually or sequentially for greater exploration of units of images.

The editors of this cutting-edge ebook are key opinion leaders within the box of multimodality imaging. Professor Osman Ratib (Geneva) and Professor Markus Schwaiger (Munich) have been the 1st in Europe to start up the medical adoption of PET/MR imaging. Professor Thomas Beyer (Zurich) is an across the world well known pioneering physicist within the box of hybrid imaging. person scientific instances awarded during this ebook are co-authored by way of prime foreign radiologists and nuclear physicians specialists within the use of puppy and MRI.

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MR-Based Motion Correction Patient motion, from involuntary movements, and cardiac as well as respiratory cycles, is a major contribution to degraded PET image quality. In addition, patient motion will lead to local or extended mis-alignment of complementary anatometabolic image information. In PET/CT, for example, the PET image is acquired over several minutes, while the CT scan is a matter of seconds and frequently acquired during a single breath hold. As a result, patient motion typically causes local misalignment between the PET and CT images and may lead to serious artifacts for AC, for example near the diaphragm.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35(6):1142–1146 59. Hofmann M et al (2009) Towards quantitative PET/MRI: a review of MR-based attenuation correction techniques. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36(suppl 1):S93–S103 60. Hofmann M et al (2011) MRI-based attenuation correction for whole-body PET/MRI: quantitative evaluation of segmentationand atlas-based methods. J Nucl Med 52(9):1392–1399 61. Martinez-Möller A et al (2009) Tissue classification as a potential approach for attenuation correction in whole-body PET/MRI: evaluation with PET/CT data.

Beyer et al. a 2 4 3 5 6 1. Patient prepartion/positioning 2. Topogram 3. Low-dose CT CT- based attenuation correction 4. Multi-step PET 5. Dedicated CT (contrast, gating, breath- hold) 6. exposure patient Staff b 2 3 4 rel. exposure Patient 5 1. Patient preparation/positioning 2. Scout (MRI) 3. + 4. Multi-step PET/MR include. MR-AC (3) 5. PET and MR image reconstruction, Escorting the patient out Staff Fig. 15 Relative contributions to patient and staff exposure during a whole-body oncology examination in PET/CT (a) and PET/MR (b).

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