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Descriptor English: Phantoms, Imaging
Descriptor Spanish: Fantasmas de Imagen
Descriptor modelos en imaginología
Scope note: Dispositivos u objetos utilizados en diversas técnicas de imaginología para visualizar o mejorar la visualización por la estimulación de las condiciones encontradas en el procedimiento. Los fantomas se utilizan muy a menudo en procedimientos que emplean o miden la radiación X o el material radioactivo para evaluar su desempeño. A menudo tienen propiedades similares a los tejidos humanos. El agua demuestra propiedades absortivas similares al tejido normal, de aquí que los fantomas llenos de agua se utilicen para mapear los niveles de radiación. También se utilizan como auxiliares en la enseñanza, para simular las condiciones reales con los rayos X o máquinas de ultrasonidos. (Traducción libre del original: Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)
Descriptor Portuguese: Imagens de Fantasmas
Descriptor French: Fantômes en imagerie
Entry term(s): Imaging Phantom
Imaging Phantoms
Phantom, Imaging
Phantom, Radiographic
Phantom, Radiologic
Phantoms, Radiographic
Phantoms, Radiologic
Radiographic Phantom
Radiographic Phantoms
Radiologic Phantom
Radiologic Phantoms
Tree number(s): E07.671
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019047
Scope note: Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)
Annotation: IM or NIM; coord with specific technique /instrum (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
DeCS ID: 32651
Unique ID: D019047
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/05
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Phantoms, Imaging - Preferred
Concept UI M0028437
Scope note Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)
Preferred term Phantoms, Imaging
Entry term(s) Imaging Phantom
Imaging Phantoms
Phantom, Imaging
Radiologic Phantoms - Narrower
Concept UI M0028436
Preferred term Radiologic Phantoms
Entry term(s) Phantom, Radiologic
Phantoms, Radiologic
Radiologic Phantom
Radiographic Phantoms - Narrower
Concept UI M0028435
Preferred term Radiographic Phantoms
Entry term(s) Phantom, Radiographic
Phantoms, Radiographic
Radiographic Phantom



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