Characterisation of a high resolution small field of view portable gamma camera

Phys Med. 2014 May;30(3):331-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2013.10.004. Epub 2013 Nov 10.


A handheld, high-resolution small field of view (SFOV) pinhole gamma camera has been characterised using a new set of protocols adapted from standards previously developed for large field of view (LFOV) systems. Parameters investigated include intrinsic and extrinsic spatial resolution, spatial linearity, uniformity, sensitivity, count rate capability and energy resolution. Camera characteristics are compared to some clinical LFOV gamma cameras and also to other SFOV cameras in development.

Keywords: Gamma camera characteristics; Gamma camera performance; Gamma camera specification; Small field of view gamma camera.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Equipment Design
  • Gamma Cameras*
  • Linear Models