Nuclear Medicine Imaging Laboratory

GAMMA CAMERA

Mediso TH-33 Gamma Camera

Crystal: NaI(Tl)

Number of photomultiplier tubes: 33

Field of view: 26cm*26cm

Acquisition unit

Planar and tomographic image processing unit: Mediso/Interview

 

DOSE CALIBRATOR

CAPINTEC CRC-15R DOSE CALIBRATOR

 

  • Over 80 nuclides  selectable by alpha/numeric key board with their half-lives
  • Decay calculation Time   Key allows activity calculation for pre and post-calibration.
  • Stores data on 5  reference sources with decay corrected activity.
  • LCD display with nuclide  name, number, activity unit of measure and calibration number.
  • Menu driven program for  Mo-99 assay, with standard moly-shield or CAPMAC with automatic      calculation.
  • Built in QC programs and   system test.
  • Linearity test kit

 Standard Calibration Sources

  • Cs137    Activity : 450µCi
  • Ba133  Activity  : 130 µCi

 

HOT CELL -Fume hood

  • 120 cm working cabinet having  the properties of a fume hood.
  • 250 CFM blower power and 16 cm outlet diameter

 

                        WASTE CAN

  • Material: steinless steel
  • Shielding: 1/8″ lead

 CONTAMINATION MONITOR

 

  • Detector: ZnS: Ag
  • Measurement modes :  α and β-γ measurements

Dose rate

Half life measurement

Decontamination measurement

Survey mode

  • High sensitivity and homogenous response
  • Perform calibration for more than 50 radionuclides
  • Adjustable alarm level

 

QUALITY CONTROL AND PERFORMANCE PHANTOMS

 

Education and Research

—  Routine quality control and performance measurements of counting and imaging devices used in Nuclear Medicine

—  Optimisation of clinical protocols and algorithms

—  Optimisation of image quality in SPECT and PET systems

—  Developing hardware and software for image quality improvement

—  Dosimetric measurements

—  Radiation protection;

—  Shielding

—  Workplace measurement program

 

Services

—  On-the-job training for staff working with SPECT and PET systems

—  Acceptance tests, routine quality controls and reference measurements of counting and imaging devices used in Nuclear Medicine

—  Consultancy

 

DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY IMAGING LABORATORY

Laboratory Facilities

Conventional X-Ray System

Analog Mammography System

C arm fluoroscopy system

Detectors and phantoms used during acceptance and quality control tests of conventional X-Ray systems and mammography systems

Total performance (Catphan-500) and dose measurement (CTDI) phantoms for Computed Tomography

Image quality and dosimetry phantoms for fluoroscopy systems

Flat Panel Digital Fluoroscopy system

Flat Panel Wireless Digital Radiography (DR) detector

Automatic X-Ray film processer, sensitometric devices and film screen combinations with different speeds

Body and organ phantoms (Rando, chest, leg, etc.)

X-Ray detectors with different sensitivities

Detectors for different X-Ray energies

Devices and equipments used for irradiation parameters and geometry tests

Simulation programs for different dosimetric studies