The initial human images from the EXPLORER total-body PET and X-ray CT scanner developed by University of California at Davis researchers Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi and Shanghai-based United Imaging Healthcare have shown a high level of detail, as well as 3D visualization of radiotracer movement around the body. The scanner, whose images will be introduced at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting, can significantly reduce PET radiation doses and scan times, Cherry said.
Researchers to present first human images from total-body scanner
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