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PMOD Base Functionality Introduction

This guide describes the installation of the PMOD software, the different levels of configuration, and the versatile image analysis tool which belongs to the base installation of PMOD. It supports many operations for image reviewing and scientific data analysis:

Additionally, this guide explains important notions generally used in PMOD tools such as

For getting started with PMOD we recommend the following approach:

  1. Browse this document as it gives the foundation for all other PMOD tools.
  2. Browse the PMOD User's Guides of the other PMOD tools you are interested in.
  3. Perform some practical exercises based on the example data provided with the installation and the step-by-step descriptions in the PMOD Workbook.
  4. Attend one of the proven bi-annual PMOD Trainings which are announced on PMOD's website.

For in-depth understanding of PET Kinetic Modeling we strongly recommend the PMOD users to attend one of the excellent yearly PET Pharmacokinetics Courses. These courses include theory as well as practical work and are organized by the the top experts in the domain. The 2018 course is likely scheduled July 9 - 12, 2018, in London, prior to the BrainPET Meeting. Another worthwhile course is PET Methodology (King's College London). An additional source of valuable information is the data analysis website of the Turku PET Centre.