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English: This is a transaxial slice of the brain of a 56 year old patient (male) taken with positron emission tomography (PET). The injected dose have been 282 MBq of 18F-FDG and the image was generated from a 20 minutes measurement with an ECAT Exact HR+ PET Scanner. Red areas show more accumulated tracer substance (18F-FDG) and blue areas are regions where low to no tracer have been accumulated.
العربية: صورة مقطعية للدماغ البشري تظهر استهلاك الطاقة.
Date 2010
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current02:00, 12 December 2017Thumbnail for version as of 02:00, 12 December 20171,132 × 1,000 (139 KB)SteinsplitterBot (talk | contribs)Bot: Image rotated by 270°
14:36, 16 March 2010Thumbnail for version as of 14:36, 16 March 20101,002 × 1,132 (134 KB)Damato (talk | contribs)uploaded another PET image with a higher resolution which might be more usable for printing it and which has a better color scale.
09:47, 7 November 2005Thumbnail for version as of 09:47, 7 November 2005373 × 405 (48 KB)Damato (talk | contribs)This is an image taken from a typical PET acquisition. It is a tomographic view of a brain examination in transaxial view. Red areas show more accumulated radioactivity and blue areas are partions where low to no activity was accumulated. It should illust

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