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Total-body imaging: Transforming the role of positron emission tomography

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Science Translational Medicine  15 Mar 2017:
Vol. 9, Issue 381, eaaf6169
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf6169

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  • Fig. 1. Seeing into our future.

    Illustration depicting (A) a conventional PET scanner and (B) total-body PET (TB-PET) scanner. An x-ray computed tomography (CT) scanner will be mounted on the front of the TB-PET gantry for anatomical coregistration to ensure optimal integration of anatomical imaging with molecular imaging.

    CREDIT: S. R. CHERRY/U.C. DAVIS