A World Wide Web-Based Resource for the Physical Evaluation of

511 keV-COLLIMATED IMAGING

Abstract


Historical ReviewPhysics and InstrumentationLiterature Review
Acceptance Tests and QCGantry/Camera designAvailable Collimators
Positron Emitting NuclidesNaI(Tl) SpectraRadiation Safety
FDA Approval EffortsAAPM Task Group 9Detectability Tests


Educational Resources and Courses


Douglas J. Wagenaar, Ph.D.

Annick D. Van den Abbeele, M.D.

Gerald M. Kolodny, M.D.

Thomas C. Hill, M.D.*

Robert E. Zimmerman, M.S.E.E.

Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


An inordinant amount of my time during the Denver meeting was devoted to establishing and maintaining the network connection for this scientific exhibit. Furthermore, I attended the AAPM task group 9 meeting and engaged in numerous discussions on this topic. I therefore found it particularly amusing that I was assigned the "hot seat" for my trip home:


Document created January 4, 1996; Version 8 modified June 6, 1996;

The authors wish to thank Dr. Jack Correia of the Massachusetts General Hospital for supplying 18F for the detectability experiments.


Douglas J. Wagenaar, Ph.D., wagenaar@nucmed.bih.harvard.edu