A human torso phantom and its construction, wherein the phantom mimics respiratory and cardiac cycles in a human allowing acquisition of medical imaging data under conditions simulating patient cardiac and respiratory motion.
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This invention was made during work supported by Grants R01-HL71253, R01-EB00121 and R01-HL50663 awarded by the National Institutes of Health and under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.