Technology | September 05, 2007

SPECT Module Works to Provide Extended Flexibility

The Siemens Inveon is a modular concept that offers flexibility, working to enable PET, SPECT and CT data acquisition, reportedly providing the industry’s highest PET resolution and sensitivity. Inveon’s suite of research tools can reportedly help facilitate basic research, as well as the drug development process, allowing researchers to identify specific biological processes, monitor the efficacy of compounds and measure the effects of disease progression over time.

Each detector reportedly has a 15 cm by 15 cm active area and is mounted on a computer-controlled stage. With pinhole collimation, the detector magnification factor is easily adjusted, enabling the operator to select the optimal FOV and resolution for each study, said Siemens.

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