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Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT

Technology and Techniques

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.

Book, 768 Pages

Published: February 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09531-0

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
    Glossary

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