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Synonyms for ECT

the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma

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2 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Systems Market, Germany, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 61 5.
Table 44: Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Germany, Revenue ($ mn), Forecast, 2008-2015 81
2 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Systems Market, China, Volume (Units), by Segment, 2005-2012 26 3.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analyst thoroughly examines the following markets: X-rays, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography including PET/CT and single photon emission computed tomography, and ultrasound.
The findings show the superiority of flurpiridaz F 18 over standard single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) MPI for the assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in women.
DaTSCAN is a radiopharmaceutical for use in Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) imaging.
The nuclear imaging systems market is further divided into single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) systems.
hybrid scintillation gamma camera SPECT / CT with integrated CT device for transmission attenuation correction and for capturing images to CT image fusion and localization, especially for orthopedics, cardiology and oncology, with the computing system, with separate acquisition and evaluation department, enabling the design and evaluation of static, dynamic and interval scintigraphy, and whole-body acquisition, reconstruction and evaluation of single photon emission computed tomography SPECT and CT images.
So, to conduct this work, Yale University School of Medicine researchers used single photon emission computed tomography to quantify the availability of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors(a2*-nAChR)in smoking and nonsmoking individuals with schizophrenia and healthy subjects.
In order to gauge the relationship between the REM sleep disorder and neurodegeneration, scientists performed molecular neuroimaging using a technique called single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), which allows clinicians to evaluate bodily functions instead of focusing on structure, the forte of conventional radiology.
We conducted a retrospective study to reexamine the value of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the evaluation of patients with neurotologic complaints, and to assess the intra- and inter-radiologist variability of SPECT readings.
Summary: Muscat: The Sultan Qaboos University Hospital yesterday launched the Single-photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) machine .
For use in conjunction with The IAEA Quality Control Atlas For Scintillation Camera Systems this resource for healthcare professionals responsible for quality assurance of imaging systems, provides detailed testing procedures for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) systems, planar scintillation cameras, camera-computer systems, and whole body scanners.
He and others have proposed coupling olfactory testing with highly specific brain imaging, such as dopamine transporter single-photon emission computed tomography (DAT SPECT).
That process is called single photon emission computed tomography, or SPECT.