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Publications and Presentations

Here you will find a record of the research and innovation work, and teaching material, we have published and presented this year. This was last updated on August 13th 2015. We are passionate about sharing our expertise with other specialists in Nuclear Medicine and contributing to knowledge and expertise in this area.

Presentations - papers

Memmott MJ, James JM, Armstrong IS, Tout D, Ahmed FZ. The performance of quantitation methods in the evaluation ofcardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) infection: A technical review. J Nucl Cardiol 2015 in press

Ahmed FZ , James J, Cunnington C, Motwani M, Fullwood C, Hooper J, Burns P, Qamruddin A, Al-Bahrani G, Armstrong I, Tout D, Clarke B, Sandoe JAT, Arumugam P, Mamas MA, Zaidi AM. Early diagnosis of cardiac implantable electronic device generator pocket infection using 18F-FDG-PET/CT. EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging 2015; 16:521-30.

Armstrong IS, James JM, Williams HA, Kelly MD, Matthews JC. The assessment of time-of-flight on image quality and quantification with reduced administered activity and scan times in FDG PET. Nuc Med Commun 2015; 36:728-37.

Asghar O, Arumugam P, Armstrong IS, Ray SG, Schmitt M, Malik RA. Individuals With Impaired Glucose Tolerance Demonstrate Normal Cardiac Sympathetic Innervation Using I-123 mIBG Scintigraphy. J Nucl Cardiol 2015 in press

Presentations - presentations

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ. Optimisation of myocardial perfusion SPECT using LEGP collimators and resolution recovery. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A1, 2015. Winner of Multimodality Oral Presentation at 2015 BNMS Annual Meeting.

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ. Reducing Tc-99m usage in Myocardial Perfusion SPECT in preparation for future isotope shortages. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A6, 2015.

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ. Combining a weight-based dosing scheme with

Time-of-Flight for further reductions in patient and staff FDG doses. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A41, 2015.

James JM, Memmott M, Ahmed F. Impact of dietary carbohydrate restriction prior to 18F-FDG PET/CT for suspected cardiac implantable device (CIED) infection and endocarditis. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A37, 2015.

Renshaw C, Pawson G, Mbutu-Austin I, Bartley S, Bradley A. Validation of a personal electronic dosimeter and its use in assessing how individual tasks contribute to overall staff dose during 18FDG PET scanning. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A30, 2015

Presentations - posters

Pike LC, Williams HA, Armstrong IS, Burniston M. Results of a UK survey of PET technology and imaging protocols for 18FDG-PET in oncology. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):P53 2015.

Armstrong IS, Kenny K, Rowley L, McGowan D. Comparison of PET reconstructions from two manufacturers with point spread function modelling and time-of-flight. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):P58, 2015.

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ. How do you measure intrinsic uniformity on a Siemens Symbia gamma camera? Nuc Med Commun 36(5):P109, 2015.

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ, James JM. Erroneous scatter correction on FDG PET-CT study of patient with activity in nephrostomy drainage bag. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):P99 2015.

Presentations - scientific meetings

Armstrong IS. Streamlining administered activity and scan times for PET systems with Time-of-Flight. Invited talk for 2015 BNMS Annual Meeting.

Armstrong IS. Cardiac SPECT reconstruction: A guide for technologists. Educational talk at BNMS Annual Meeting Bootcamp.

Prizes

Armstrong IS, Saint KJ. Optimisation of myocardial perfusion SPECT using LEGP collimators and resolution recovery. Nuc Med Commun 36(5):A1, 2015. Winner of Multimodality Oral Presentation at 2015 BNMS Annual Meeting.

Theses