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Pilot Breast-Dedicated PET Camera With 1 Millimeter Spatial Resolution

2019-07-17 10:05:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a research study of a novel, "breast-dedicated" positron emission tomography (PET) camera with 1 millimeter spatial resolution. The main goal of the study is for the personnel to understand practical and logistical issues with using the camera in the clinic

Description

Primary Objective To obtain initial experience using the novel, breast-dedicated PET camera design in the breast imaging clinic.

Secondary Objectives To understand, given the 10-fold higher sensitivity of this novel camera, how low we can go with administered tracer dose, and, given the >100-fold better volumetric spatial resolution, understand the achievable image quality.

Study Design

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Intervention

18F-FDG, Breast-dedicated PET camera

Location

Stanford University
Stanford
California
United States
94304

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Stanford University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-17T10:05:00-0400

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