Effect of collimator motion on image quality in nuclear medicine

J. E. Dowdey, R. C. Murry, F. J. Bonte

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Abstract

To investigate the quality of gamma camera images obtained with moving collimators, a group of collimators was constructed which could be rotated or sinusoidally oscillated in 2 dimensions. The data indicate a broadening effect on images in the direction of collimator motion. Moving the collimator during imaging will reduce septal aberrations but will not increase resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalRadiology
Volume114
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1975

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  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Dowdey, J. E., Murry, R. C., & Bonte, F. J. (1975). Effect of collimator motion on image quality in nuclear medicine. Radiology, 114(2), 411-414.