πPET® EQUATION

LONGMILE team was fortunate to be involved in performing the first equine PET scan in 2015. Equine PET imaging has been enabled by robustness of the first high-resolution, portable PET scanner for imaging horses: πPET® EQUATION.

Download πPET® EQUATION Data Sheet (pdf)

High Resolution PET Scanner for Equine Imaging*

Horse
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* πPET® is not cleared by the US FDA for medical marketing: research and veterinary use only.


πPET® EQUATION Specifications and Dimensions

Patient positioned in piPET® EQUATION Patient positioned in πPET® EQUATION

PET Scan of Equine Carpus18F-NaF PET Scan of Equine Carpus

Parameter Value
Crystal / Size LYSO / 2x2x13 mm3
Detector Elements 15,210
Photodetector PMT
FOV Diameter 220mm
Axial FOV 85 mm (stationary)
225 mm (scanning)
Scanner Weight 23 kg
Mounting Bed/Tabletop/Custom
Reconstruction 3D MLEM
Data Format Listmode
Attenuation Correction Calc/CT/Ge-68 transm
Axial Resolution 2.0 mm
Resolution Transverse 2.1 mm (FOV center)
3.1 mm (FOV edge)
Energy Res/Window 13%, 430-650 keV
Timing Res/Window 1 nsec / 4 nsec
Transmission Scan Ge-68 line source
Quality Control Ge-68 line source
Ge-68 cylinder
Acquisition protocols Static, Dynamic
Image Format DICOM