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Assessment of S values in stylized and voxel-based rat models for positron-emitting radionuclides

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Published in Molecular Imaging and Biology. 2013, vol. 15, no. 5, p. 542-51
Abstract Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful tool in small animal research, enabling noninvasive quantitative imaging of biochemical processes in living subjects. However, the dosimetric characteristics of small animal PET imaging are usually overlooked, although the radiation dose may be significant. The variations of anatomical characteristics between the various computational models may result in differences in the dosimetric outcome.
Keywords AbsorptionAnimalsCarbon RadioisotopesElectronsImaging, Three-DimensionalModels, AnatomicOrgan SpecificityPositron-Emission TomographyRadioisotopes/chemistryRatsWhole-Body Irradiation
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PMID: 23558509
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Research group Imagerie Médicale (TEP et TEMP) (542)
Project FNS: 31003A-149957
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XIE, Tianwu, ZAIDI, Habib. Assessment of S values in stylized and voxel-based rat models for positron-emitting radionuclides. In: Molecular Imaging and Biology, 2013, vol. 15, n° 5, p. 542-51. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:40170

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