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Task Group No. 177 Gamma Camera, SPECT, and SPECT/CT Acceptance Testing and Annual Physics Surveys
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1. Develop a manual and spreadsheet for physicists to use as a reference for acceptance testing & performance of annual physics surveys of gamma cameras, SPECT & SPECT/CT cameras. a. Current ACR, NEMA, & IEC documents to be used as references. b. A consensus from several expert physicists on tests to be performed will be obtained.

2. Specify a set of phantoms to be used for acceptance tests & annual surveys. a. Test phantoms described in ACR, NEMA, & IEC documents to be used as the basis for these phantoms. Modifications may be necessary. b. Phantoms will be validated by committee members. c. Provide sufficient description so phantoms may be commercialized.

3. Specify a software program to import & analyze images acquired during acceptance testing & annual physics surveys. a. Image analysis is based on current ACR, NEMA, and IEC documents & of software currently available. b. Provide sufficient description so software program may be commercialized.

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Approved Date(s)Start: 8/14/2008
End: 12/31/2009
Committee Keywords: TG177
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Imaging Physics  [Status]
Nuclear Medicine SC  [Status]
TG177 Gamma Camera, SPECT, and SPECT/CT Acceptance Testing and Annual Physics Surveys Gamma Camera, SPECT, and SPECT/CT Acceptance Testing and Annual Physics Surveys [Status]
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Chair

James Halama
Task Group Chair


Members - 2014 Roster

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There are 15 members and guests.
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Michael J. Dennis, PhD

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1/1/2011  Member -
Daryl Graham

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1/1/2011  Member -
James R. Halama, PhD

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8/14/2008  Task Group Chair -
Beth A. Harkness, MS

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8/14/2008  Member -
Srinivas Cheenu Kappadath, PhD

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1/1/2011  Member -
Fady Kassem

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Mark  T. Madsen, PhD

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Richard J. Massoth, PhD

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Matthew R. Palmer, PhD

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James A. Patton, PhD

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8/14/2008  Member -
Nicole T. Ranger, MSc

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1/1/2011  Member -
M. Gary Sayed, PhD

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Sharon L. White, PhD

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Lawrence E. Williams, PhD

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Wesley W. Wooten, PhD

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Staff Assigned to Committee - 2014 Roster

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