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Charles Laymon, PhD
Physicist and Assistant Professor of Radiology
laymoncm@upmc.edu

 

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Overview of physical principles, PET instrumentation, data acquisition, quantitative corrections (e.g. scatter, attenuation), and image reconstruction methods. Physiologic principles will be discussed to measure cerebral blood flow, cerebral glucose metabolism, ligand/protein binding, and amyloid.

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