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Three-dimensional ROI-based quantification of stress/rest 201Tl myocardial SPECT: presentation of a method.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3489924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A semiautomated method for three-dimensional quantification of stress/rest 201Tl myocardial SPECT of the left ventricle (LV) is introduced. A total of 33 ringsegment-shaped regions of interest (ROIs) are distributed over 6 oblique (short axis cuts) double-slices (thickness 1.3 cm) from LV apex to base, commencing with 1 ROI for the apex up to 8 ROIs for the base (1-4-4-8-8-8). Within the last two double slices an additional adjacent ROI is automatically placed in the upper right quadrant to observe lung TI-uptake. Correspondence of slices for exercise and rest is achieved by adjusting the long axis outlines rebuilt from summed profiles of 15 oblique slices of each examination. Calculated numeric arrays of the extracted parameters (vitality, washout and redistribution) are displayed in a target-like two-dimensional polar fashion.
H Stirner; U Büll; E Kleinhans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0029-5566     ISO Abbreviation:  Nuklearmedizin     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-20     Completed Date:  1986-11-20     Revised Date:  2007-01-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609387     Medline TA:  Nuklearmedizin     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  128-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / radionuclide imaging*
Exercise Test
Radioisotopes / diagnostic use
Thallium / diagnostic use*
Tomography, Emission-Computed / methods*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 7440-28-0/Thallium

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