ABSTRACT Objective: The prone position is commonly utilized to reduce false positive perfusion defects because this position overcomes the diaphragmatic inferior wall attenuation in single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) studies.
What does SPECT stand for?
SPECT stands for Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (medical imaging)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
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We have 5 other meanings of SPECT in our Acronym Attic
- Special Protective Eyewear, Cylindrical System
- Speed Enforcement Camera System (road-rule enforcement)
- Strategic Partnering to Evaluate Cancer Signatures (US NIH)
- Submillimeter Probe of the Evolution of Cosmic Structure (NASA)
- Special Security Operations
- Special Series
- Specifications Kept Intact
- Sestamibi-Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (cardiology)
- Single Photon Emission Cardiac Tomography (nuclear cardiology)
- Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
- Single-Proton Ejected Computerized Tomography (pediatrics)
- Special Program for Enhanced Correlated Tactical Electro-Optical Reconnaissance
- Special Training
- Surface Processes and Ecosystem Changes Through Response Analysis
- Spectroradiometry Laboratory (Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Canada)
- Lockheed AC-130A/E/H Hercules Gunship
- Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion (fictional; James Bond)
- Special Tactics and Reconnaissance (gaming clan)
- Spectral Radiance Experiment
- Signal Processing for Experimental Chemistry Teaching and Research/ University of Maryland (freeware signal processing program for Macintosh computers)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The subjects listened to the audiotape while they were undergoing single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT).