Human Images from World’s First Total-Body PET Scanner Unveiled

3/11/2019; 1 minutes

EXPLORER, the world's first medical imaging scanner from UC Davis that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans. The developers expect the technology will have countless applications, from improving diagnostics to tracking disease progression to researching new drug therapies. Here the EXPLORER image shows glucose metabolism throughout the entire human body. This is the first time a medical imaging scanner has been able to capture a 3-D image of the entire human body simultaneously. (#34584)

 

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