Published in Heart Disease Weekly, July 2nd, 2006
According to recent research from England, "Respiratory motion has been identified as a source of artefacts in most medical imaging modalities. This paper reports on respiratory gating as a means to eliminate motion-related inaccuracies in PET imaging."
"Respiratory gating was implemented in list mode with physiological signal recorded every millisecond together with the PET data," explained L. Livieratos and colleagues at Imperial College London. "Respiration was monitored with an inductive respiration monitor using an elasticized belt around the patient's chest....
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