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Title: Evaluation of maximum-likelihood based attenuation correction in positron emission tomography
Authors: Nuyts, Johan ×
Dupont, Patrick
Stroobants, Sigrid
Maes, Alex
Mortelmans, Luc
Suetens, Paul #
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: Ieee-inst electrical electronics engineers inc
Series Title: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science vol:46 issue:4 pages:1136-1141
Abstract: In positron emission tomography, transmission scans are used to correct the acquired data for the effect of photon attenuation. The noise present in the transmission measurement often has a significant effect on the signal to noise ratio of the final attenuation corrected image of the tracer distribution.
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ISSN: 0018-9499
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
ESAT - PSI, Processing Speech and Images
Research Group Experimental Neurology
Laboratory for Cognitive Neurology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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