Patient undergoing a PET/CT measurement after scanned ion irradiation at HIT. The patient was treated for a primary brain tumour with a carbon ion boost. The top panel depicts the dose planned by the commercial TPS overlaid onto the planning CT in axial and sagittal views. The bottom panel depicts the PET image acquired ca. 8 minutes after irradiation and overlaid onto the control CT data, merged and visualised approximately in the same views as the top raw.
Combs et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:133 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-133