Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT

Technology and Techniques


  • Paul Christian, BS, CNMT, PET, FSNMTS, Manager, Cyclotron Operations and PET Imaging, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Kristen Waterstram-Rich, MS, CNMT, NCT, FSNMTS, Associate Professor and Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Medical Technology, College of Science, Rochester, NY

A comprehensive guide to procedures and technologies, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT: Technology and Techniques provides a single source for state-of-the-art information on all aspects of nuclear medicine. Coverage includes relevant anatomy and physiology and discusses each procedure in relation to the specific use of radiopharmaceuticals and the instruments required. Edited by experts in nuclear imaging and PET/CT, Paul E. Christian and Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich, this edition has a new chapter on MRI as it relates to nuclear medicine and includes practical, step-by-step instructions for procedures.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09531-0

Table of Contents

1. Mathematics and Statistics
2. Physics of Nuclear Medicine
3. Instrumentation
4. Computer Science 
5. Laboratory Science
6. Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacology
7. Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine
8. Patient Care and Quality Improvement
9. Principles of SPECT and SPECT/CT
10. PET Instrumentation
11. CT Physics and Instrumentation
12. MRI Physics, Instrumentation and Clinical Introduction
13. Clinical PET/CT in Oncology
14. Central Nervous System
15. Endocrine System
16. Respiratory System
17. Cardiovascular System
18. Gastrointestinal System
19. Genitourinary System
20. Skeletal System
21. Hematopoietic System
22. Tumor and Inflammatory Nuclear Medicine
23. Pediatrics
Table of radiopharmaceuticals