Long axial field of view PET scanners: a road map to implementation and new possibilities

Riemer H.J.A. Slart*, Charalampos Tsoumpas, Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans, Walter Noordzij, Antoon T.M. Willemsen, Ronald J.H. Borra, Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Adriaan A. Lammertsma

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Abstract

In this contribution, several opportunities and challenges for long axial field of view (LAFOV) PET are described. It is an anthology in which the main issues have been highlighted. A consolidated overview of the camera system implementation, business and financial plan, opportunities and challenges is provided. What the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community can expect from these new PET/CT scanners is the delivery of more comprehensive information to the clinicians for advancing diagnosis, therapy evaluation and clinical research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4236-4245
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging
Volume48
Issue number13
Early online date16 Jun 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021

Keywords

  • UT-Hybrid-D
  • Field of view
  • Financial
  • Implementation
  • Opportunities
  • PET
  • Diagnosis

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