gamma camera

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gamma camera

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A camera used in medical diagnostic imaging that tracks the distribution of radioactive tracers in body tissues.

gamma camera

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(Medicine) a medical apparatus that detects gamma rays emitted from a person's body after the administration of a radioactive drug and so produces images of the organ being investigated
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After review of basics like matter, elements, atoms, molecules, and forces or fields, it describes nuclides and radioactive processes, radioactivity, the production of radionuclides, the interaction of high-energy radiation with matter, radiation dosimetry, detection of high-energy radiation, in vitro and in vivo radiation detection, operational characteristics and quality control of a scintillation camera, detectability or final contrast in an image, the biologic effects of radiation and risk evaluation from exposure, methods of safe handling of radionuclides, and rules and regulations.
The subject of the research project is the purchase of a two-headed scintillation camera with variable angle adjustment detectors and purchase two-headed SPECT cameras with iodine collimator-patient department.
Investigation of the intrinsic spatial resolution of an intensified EMCCD scintillation camera. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci 2008; 55: 2508-2517, doi: 10.1109/ TNS.2008.2004278.