Technical consideration for dual ECG/respiratory-gated cardiac PET imaging

Technical consideration for dual ECG/respiratory-gated cardiac PET imaging TECHNOLOGIST CORNER Technical consideration for dual ECG/ respiratory-gated cardiac PET imaging a,b,c Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)(R)(CT), FASNC, Jim Gerlach, CNMT, a,b,c a,b,c a,b,c NCT, Mathieu Rubeaux, PhD, and Piotr J. Slomka, PhD Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Cardiac Imaging Research, Department of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Received Sep 19, 2016; accepted Nov 11, 2016 doi:10.1007/s12350-016-0741-7 TECHNICAL BACKGROUND review few recent publications and their technical considerations for dual ECG/respiratory-gated cardiac The importance of spatial resolution in myocardial PET imaging in an attempt to recover the spatial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been continuously empha- resolution loss due to cardiac and respiratory motion. sized over the years with improvements in both hardware and software advancement for acquisition and processing. These advances and innovations began TECHNICAL SUBSTANCES from changes in acquisition parameters (e.g., collimator design, acquisition & orbit type, and attenuation correc- ECG Gating tion) to utilizing emerging technologies with solid-state In ECG-gated SPECT or PET MPI, cardiac cycles detectors in hardware, and from a simple filtered back are divided into temporal bins according to the detected projection reconstruction Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals

Technical consideration for dual ECG/respiratory-gated cardiac PET imaging

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