single photon emission computed tomography


single photon emission computed tomography

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  • single photon emission computed tomography — n a medical imaging technique that is used esp. for mapping brain function and that is similar to positron emission tomography in using the photons emitted by the agency of a radioactive tracer to create an image but that differs in being able to …   Medical dictionary

  • Single photon emission computed tomography — (SPECT, or less commonly, SPET) is a nuclear medicine tomographic imaging technique using gamma rays. It is very similar to conventional nuclear medicine planar imaging using a gamma camera. However, it is able to provide true 3D information.… …   Wikipedia

  • single-photon emission computed tomography — vienfotonė emisinė kompiuterinė tomografija statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Tomografija, kai įvairiomis kryptimis registruojama radionuklidų sukelta gama spinduliuotė, kuri vizualizuojama kompiuterinės tomografijos… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography — Die Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) (dt. Einzelphotonen Emissions Tomografie[1][2]) ist ein diagnostisches Verfahren zur Herstellung von Schnittbildern lebender Organismen. SPECT Bilder zeigen die Verteilung eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • single photon emission computed tomography — noun : a medical imaging technique that is used especially for mapping brain function and that is similar to positron emission tomography in using the photons emitted by the agency of a radioactive tracer to create an image but that differs in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • single-photon emission computed tomography — SPECT. A special type of computed tomography (CT) scan in which a small amount of a radioactive drug is injected into a vein and a scanner is used to make detailed images of areas inside the body where the radioactive material is taken up by the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • single photon emission computed tomography — ▪ imaging technique  imaging technique used in biomedical research and in diagnosis. SPECT is similar to positron emission tomography (PET), in which a compound labeled with a positron emitting radionuclide is injected into the body; however, its …   Universalium

  • single-photon emission computed tomography — (SPECT) a type of tomography in which gamma photon–emitting radionuclides are administered to patients and then detected by one or more gamma cameras rotated around the patient. From the series of two dimensional images produced, a three… …   Medical dictionary

  • single photon emission computed tomography — see SPECT scanning …   Medical dictionary

  • Томография Одиночных Фотонов Эмиссион Ная Компьютерная (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (Spect)) — рентгенологическое исследование, позволяющее на ранней стадии выявить имеющееся у человека поражение головного мозга. Поврежденные в результате нарушения кровоснабжения вследствие травмы или инсульта клетки головного мозга выделяют глютамат,… …   Медицинские термины


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