Determination of calibration curves for

D. Arginelli, J. Heikkonen, A. Miranti, C. Peroni, S. Ridone, L. Vigna

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Abstract

SPECT studies are sensitive but inaccurate means through which to analyze small volumes such as, for instance, remnant tissues after thyroidectomy. We studied the relation between known volumes (0.1-10 cm3) and volumes measured with SPECT studies and using solutions of four different isotopes:99mTc,117mSn,111In,131I. The curves we determined were tested on SPECT images of two patients treated with131I. Our work suggests the possibility to evaluate the small remnant mass using calibration curves specific to the system of image acquisition. However, it is necessary to extend the study to a larger number of patients. © Akadémiai Kiadó, 2009.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281 - 285
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Volume282
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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Arginelli, D., Heikkonen, J., Miranti, A., Peroni, C., Ridone, S., & Vigna, L. (2009). Determination of calibration curves for. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 282(1), 281 - 285. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-009-0296-z