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Title: Evaluation of scatter correction in neurotransmission SPECT
Author: March Pons, Clara
Director/Tutor: Ros, Domènec
Niñerola-Baizán, Aida
Keywords: Tomografia computada per emissió de fotó simple
Dispersió (Física nuclear)
Mètode de Montecarlo
Treballs de fi de grau
Single-photon emission computed tomography
Scattering (Nuclear physics)
Monte Carlo method
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jan-2017
Abstract: As a result of photon interaction with matter, a SPECT image is affected by attenuation, scatter and statistical noise. In clinical practice, scatter correction is still a problem to be solved. In the present report, Monte Carlo techniques are used to obtain a database of SPECT simulated studies in order to evaluate the importance of scatter correction in Parkinson's Disease diagnosis. Even though scatter correction allows for obtaining better results, in some cases, when standardization is performed, it does not introduce a big improvement.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2017, Tutors: Domènec Ros i Dra. Aida Niñerola-Baizán
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