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Petrus H Pretorius PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionNuclear Medicine

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    University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, , South AfricaBSCPhysics & Geography
    University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein, , South AfricaBSMedical Physics
    University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein, , South AfricaMSNuclear Medicine & Physics
    University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein, , South AfricaPHDPhysics

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    1. Pretorius PH, Ramon AJ, King MA, Konik A, Dahlberg ST, Parker MW, Botkin NF, Johnson KL, Yang Y, Wernick MN. Retrospective fractional dose reduction in Tc-99m cardiac perfusion SPECT/CT patients: A human and model observer study. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 May 10. PMID: 31077073.
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    2. Pretorius PH, Johnson KL, Dahlberg ST, King MA. Investigation of the physical effects of respiratory motion compensation in a large population of patients undergoing Tc-99m cardiac perfusion SPECT/CT stress imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Apr 21. PMID: 28432671.
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    3. Pretorius PH, King MA. Diminishing the impact of the partial volume effect in cardiac SPECT perfusion imaging. Med Phys. 2009 Jan; 36(1):105-15. PMID: 19235379.
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    4. Pretorius PH, King MA, Gifford HC, Dahlberg ST, Spencer F, Simon E, Rashkin J, Botkin N, Berndt W, Narayanan MV, Leppo JA. Myocardial perfusion SPECT reconstruction: receiver operating characteristic comparison of CAD detection accuracy of filtered backprojection reconstruction with all of the clinical imaging information available to readers and solely stress slices iteratively reconstructed with combined compensation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2005 May-Jun; 12(3):284-93. PMID: 15944533.
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    5. Pretorius PH, Narayanan MV, Dahlberg ST, Leppo JA, King MA. The influence of attenuation and scatter compensation on the apparent distribution of Tc-99m sestamibi in cardiac slices. J Nucl Cardiol. 2001 May-Jun; 8(3):356-64. PMID: 11391306.
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