Fundamentals of Diagnostic Use: Gamma Camera Imaging

This session describes the different parameters on a gamma camera, and how they should be optimised for diagnostic use.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe and choose an appropriate collimator for different energy emissions and sensitivity/resolution requirements
  3. Explain what an energy window is, and how it used to minimise or even correct for scattered photons
  4. Describe the different strategies that can be used to minimise noise in an image
  5. Describe the different types of imaging performed on a gamma camera and how the images are acquired

Course provided in association with


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