Dual-modality imaging with a ultrasound-gamma device for oncology

C. Polito, R. Pellegrini, M.N. Cinti, G. De Vincentis, S. Lo Meo, A. Fabbri, P. Bennati, V. Orsolini Cencelli, R. Pani

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Abstract

Recently, dual-modality systems have been developed, aimed to correlate anatomical and functional information, improving disease localization and helping oncological or surgical treatments. Moreover, due to the growing interest in handheld detectors for preclinical trials or small animal imaging, in this work a new dual modality integrated device, based on a Ultrasounds probe and a small Field of View Single Photon Emission gamma camera, is proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77 - 84
Number of pages8
JournalRadiation Physics and Chemistry
Volume147
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • Radiation

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Polito, C., Pellegrini, R., Cinti, M. N., De Vincentis, G., Lo Meo, S., Fabbri, A., Bennati, P., Cencelli, V. O., & Pani, R. (2018). Dual-modality imaging with a ultrasound-gamma device for oncology. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 147, 77 - 84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2018.02.018