SPECT


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AcronymDefinition
SPECTSingle Photon Emission Computed Tomography
SPECTSingle-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (medical imaging)
SPECTSestamibi-Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (cardiology)
SPECTSingle Photon Emission Cardiac Tomography (nuclear cardiology)
SPECTSingle-Proton Ejected Computerized Tomography (pediatrics)
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In this flurpiridaz F 18 Phase 3 trial, 235 women with suspected CAD underwent rest and stress PET and SPECT MPI and coronary angiography.
Factors such as increasing preference for SPECT and PET scans, advances in radiotracers, advent of alpha radio immunotherapy-based targeted cancer treatment, increasing incidence & mortality rate of cancer and cardiac ailments are driving the growth of this market.
6) SPECT uses multiple tomographic images taken by a gamma camera that are routinely reconstructed in three anatomic projections at our institution.
Characteristic patterns of functional involvement using SPECT and PET can, however, enable more accurate differentiation of these forms of dementia (Fig.
The charts of 109 consecutively evaluated outpatients were sequentially acquired from December 15th, 2010 through January 5th, 2011 from four psychiatric clinics that utilize SPECT neuroimaging for complex cases.
Figure 1 illustrates the value of ictal SPECT in a 9-year-old right-handed boy who had a 7-year history of intractable seizures.
Based on the SPECT results, segments were classified as normal, ischemic, or scarred.
Accumulated evidence reveals that case law in the use of SPECT for minor traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is very limited.
Each Phase I patient will undergo a special epilepsy protocol magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, sphenoidal electrode placement, tapering to discontinuation of AEDs, neuropsychological testing, ictal/interictal SPECT scan and arteriogram with intracarotid sodium amobarbital test.
As a result of the brain SPECT testing, we have been able to identify more appropriate medications,'' Ravichandran said.
Both SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) and PET (positron emission tomography) use a computer to create cross-sectional pictures of parts of the body.