US Patent

Desktop open-gantry SPECT imaging system
Inventors: Navid Zeraatkar, Mohammad Hossein Farahani, Mohammad Reza Ay, Saeed Sarkar

 
Abstract:
An open-gantry structure of SPECT imaging system for scanning human small organs or small animals and method for preparing the system is disclosed. The system contains an imaging desk that one or multiple detector heads are rotated around the object to be scanned while tilted under the imaging desk and dedicated image reconstruction algorithm was developed for the system in case of applying single pinhole collimator.