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Fat-constrained 18F-FDG PET reconstruction in hybrid PET/MR imaging

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Prevrhal, Sven
Wülker, Christian
Renisch, Steffen
Börnert, Peter
Published in Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2014, vol. 55, no. 10, p. 1643-1649
Abstract Fusion of information from PET and MR imaging can increase the diagnostic value of both modalities. This work sought to improve (18)F FDG PET image quality by using MR Dixon fat-constrained images to constrain PET image reconstruction to low-fat regions, with the working hypothesis that fatty tissue metabolism is low in glucose consumption.
Keywords Adipose Tissue/chemistry/pathologyAdolescentAdultAlgorithmsFemaleFluorodeoxyglucose F18/diagnostic useGlucose/metabolismHumansImage Processing, Computer-Assisted/methodsMagnetic Resonance Imaging/methodsModels, StatisticalMultimodal Imaging/methodsPhantoms, ImagingPositron-Emission Tomography/methodsRadiopharmaceuticals/diagnostic useWhole Body Imaging
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PMID: 25168626
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Research group Groupe Ratib Osman (nouvelles techniques d'imagerie moléculaire) (819)
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PREVRHAL, Sven et al. Fat-constrained 18F-FDG PET reconstruction in hybrid PET/MR imaging. In: Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2014, vol. 55, n° 10, p. 1643-1649. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:78569

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