Technology | June 27, 2006

UltraSPECT Shortens Nuclear Medicine Procedures

UltraSPECT has been granted the patent for “Efficient Single Photon Emission Imaging.” According to the patent, shorter scanning time and clinically diagnostic images can be obtained by resolution recovery reconstruction methods such as the Wide Beam Reconstruction (WBR) technology.
Scan time of nuclear medicine cardiac perfusion and bone SPECT studies range between 15 and 30 minutes. Shortening the scan time of these procedures without sacrificing image quality is a desirable feature for nuclear medicine clinics and patients.

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