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TECHNICAL NOTE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 235-237

Correction of positron emission tomography maximum intensity projection image artifact using retro reconstruction method


Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Harmandeep Singh
Department of Nuclear Medicine, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_53_20

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Artifacts in positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography imaging can result from a number of factors. Presence of imaging artifacts affects interpretation and can sometimes render the image uninterpretable. Correction of artifacts can be attempted by reprocessing of data. In the present study, one PET maximum intensity projection image artifact was corrected by employing the method of retro-reconstruction.


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