PET Scan- Position Emission Tomography

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  • PET Scan- Position Emission Tomography
    • 1.Scientific and objective why at looking at the human brain
    • 2. Non invasive method
    • 3. PET scan is a picture of the working brain
    • 4. Patients injected with glucose whilst they lie their head in a scanner
    • 5. Oxygen in water or glucose begins to decay
    • 6. When tracer cells emit positrons, more oxygen and glucose the cells in the brain uses up, the more positrons will be emitted
    • 7. They collide with electrons and form gamma rays


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