Science Advances.  Researchers said positronium imaging includes processes surrounding two annihilation photons and one prompt gamma photon, while traditional PET scanners register two photons from the positron-electron annihilation process."/> Science Advances.  Researchers said positronium imaging includes processes surrounding two annihilation photons and one prompt gamma photon, while traditional PET scanners register two photons from the positron-electron annihilation process."/> Researchers create 3-photon PET scanner

Researchers create 3-photon PET scanner

2021-10-27

A three-photon counting PET scanner, called the Jagiellonian PET scanner, could help assess malignancy noninvasively and improve cancer diagnoses, according to a study published in Science Advances.  Researchers said positronium imaging includes processes surrounding two annihilation photons and one prompt gamma photon, while traditional PET scanners register two photons from the positron-electron annihilation process.

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