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The technique involves infusing a radioactive tracer over a brief time period T, often 1 min. Frequent timed blood samples are obtained during the infusion to determine the arterial time–radioactivity curve Ca(t). The animal is then killed. Regional brain radioactivity at the end of the infusion, Ct(T), is measured by quantitative tissue autoradiography. Tissue blood flow f (units of ml/min per 100 g) is calculated from these measurements using Eq. 2) 0 Where is the brain–blood partition coefficient for the tracer defined as the ratio between the tissue and blood radiotracer concentrations when they are in equilibrium.
Deadtime loss is the decreasing ability of a scanner to register counts as the count rate increases because of the time required by the physical processes involved in handling each count. Deadtime loss originates from limitations of the electronic circuitry used to process information from the detectors and from the recovery time of the detectors themselves. Deadtime causes a reduction in measured coincidences as radioactivity increases in the field of view of the scanner. This reduction can be predicted for a given count rate and a correction factor can be applied.
During the scan, the subject lies on a special table that is fitted with a head holder to restrain head movement. The gantry has low-powered lasers that project lines onto the subject’s head and aid in positioning. Some gantries can be tilted from the vertical to obtain slices in specific planes, for example parallel to the canthomeatal line. , 1998). Because more coincidence lines are collected by this three-dimensional (3D) imaging approach, scanner sensitivity is substantially increased. This improves image quality or, alternatively, permits the same number of image counts to be obtained with less administered radioactivity.