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  • At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, our clinicians acquire both SPECT and planar images.  However, they also inject a small amount of Thallium (~1.5 mCi) immediately before imaging.  The images are acquired with dual energy windows for Tl-201 and Tc-99m.  ...

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  • SPECT/CT is a great idea for your hospital.  Not only does it benefit  stand alone CT, but allows your Nuclear Medicine department to expand into new studies and revenue opportunities.  Small rural hospitals are not limited to "small" basic studies. Being ...

  • The GE 860 and 870 are both SPECT/CT with diagnostic CT scanner. The 870 is a 16 slice CT and many sites are using this technology for a backup standalone CT with or without contrast. The CT is a production forward CT with new technology such as ASIR, ...

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  • I forgot to mention one drawback about a PET/CT getting used for diagnostic imaging is that the gantry does not tilt like in the dedicated CT unit, however there are ways around it like positioning and reconstruction. Sent from a phone please excuse ...

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  • Good morning, Most SPECT/CT units are not designed to perform diagnostic quality CT’s, that being said, PET/CT is. I am also located in a rural town and we are contemplating replacing our CT with a PET/CT for the same reasons. I have worked in With PET ...

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