Nuclear Fission Nuclear Fusion Definition Fission is the splitting of a large atom into two or more smaller ones. Fusion is the fusing of two or more lighter atoms into a larger one. Natural occurrence of the process Fission reaction does not normally occur in nature. Fusion occurs...Continue reading »
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Field of View (FOV) the diameter of the area being examined the diameter of the area being imaged ( e.g. 25 cm for a head scan) diameter of image reconstruction FOV = matrix size x pixel size Scan field of view actual area of interest scanned by the...Continue reading »
Post-mortem Radiography is a medical examination of a dead person’s body in order to find out the cause of death. Post mortem radiography is an expiration chest technique Without air in the lungs, increase in technique needed Even shortly after death, blood and body fluids will begin to pool in...Continue reading »