A whole body counter with an invariant response for whole body analysis

European Journal of Nuclear Medicine
P MarissO Schober


A scanning 6-detector whole body counter is described. Its characteristics include good sensitivity, high energy resolution, good counting efficiency, geometric uniformity and localisation information of incorporated radioactivity using collimators. Problems such as band-width, calibration for air and phantom and measurements on patients, are discussed. The whole body counter is compared to other systems.


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