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Presentation 2013-01-24 13:10
Monte-Carlo simulation of a novel 2 m-long entire-body PET scanner
ismet isnaini, Takashi Obi (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.), Eiji Yoshida, Taiga Yamaya (NIRS) MI2012-82
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) Current clinical PET scanners have about 20 cm axial field-of-view (FOV). These scanners image the whole body using about six or seven bed positions with overlapping. On the other hand, the entire whole-body PET scanner with an extended axial FOV, which can trace whole-body uptake images at the same time and improve sensitivity dynamically, has been desired. In static imaging, the entire whole-body PET scanner is also useful for reducing scan time. In this paper, we evaluated sensitivity of a PET scanner with 2-m axial FOV using Monte-Carlo simulation. The simulated PET scanner with LSO detectors had a ring diameter of 80 cm. We showed that a sensitivity gain of 68 was achieved in comparison to the current PET scanner.
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(in English) Whole-body PET / DOI-PET / NECR / Sensitivity / / / /  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 112, no. 411, MI2012-82, pp. 105-108, Jan. 2013.
Paper # MI2012-82 
Date of Issue 2013-01-17 (MI) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685  Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380
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Conference Information
Committee MI  
Conference Date 2013-01-24 - 2013-01-25 
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Place (in English) Bunka Tenbusu Kan 
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Topics (in English) Computational anatomy and its application to computer assisted diagnosis and therapy, etc 
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Conference Code 2013-01-MI 
Language English 
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Title (in English) Monte-Carlo simulation of a novel 2 m-long entire-body PET scanner 
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1st Author's Name ismet isnaini  
1st Author's Affiliation Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
2nd Author's Name Takashi Obi  
2nd Author's Affiliation Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
3rd Author's Name Eiji Yoshida  
3rd Author's Affiliation National Institue of Radiological Sciences (NIRS)
4th Author's Name Taiga Yamaya  
4th Author's Affiliation National Institue of Radiological Sciences (NIRS)
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Date Time 2013-01-24 13:10:00 
Presentation Time 20 
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Paper # IEICE-MI2012-82 
Volume (vol) IEICE-112 
Number (no) no.411 
Page pp.105-108 
#Pages IEICE-4 
Date of Issue IEICE-MI-2013-01-17 


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