Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging [NOOK Book]

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Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, by Drs. Fred A Mettler and Milton J Guiberteau, provides the practical and comprehensive guidance you need to master key nuclear imaging techniques. From physics, instrumentation, quality control, and legal requirements to hot topics such as sodium fluoride, radiopharmaceuticals, and recommended pediatric administered doses and guidelines, this sixth edition covers the fundamentals and recent developments in the practice of nuclear ...

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Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging

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Overview

Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, by Drs. Fred A Mettler and Milton J Guiberteau, provides the practical and comprehensive guidance you need to master key nuclear imaging techniques. From physics, instrumentation, quality control, and legal requirements to hot topics such as sodium fluoride, radiopharmaceuticals, and recommended pediatric administered doses and guidelines, this sixth edition covers the fundamentals and recent developments in the practice of nuclear medicine.

  • Get comprehensive coverage of key techniques such as PET/CT, cardiac-gated SPECT, and tumor-specific radionuclides, as well as Cerebrovascular System, Cardiovascular System, Conventional Neoplasm Imaging and Radioimmunotherapy, and Positron Emission Tomography Imaging.
  • Reference practical clinical guidance at a glance from important "Pearls and Pitfalls" in each chapter and. helpful appendices including Injection Techniques, Pediatric Dosages, Non-radioactive Pharmaceuticals, and many more
  • Assess your understanding with a section of Unknown Case Sets-expanded in this edition.
  • Find information quickly and easily with a full-color format.
  • Apply the latest best practices thanks to extensive updates of clinical guidelines that reflect recent changes in the practice of nuclear medicine, including the use of sodium fluoride (F-18 FDG for infections and Na F-18 for skeletal imaging), suggested radiopharmaceuticals for imaging various types of tumors, and imaging procedures and new classification schemes for pulmonary embolism.
  • Effectively use PET/CT in imaging neoplasms with coverage of the most current indications.
  • Manage radition safety concerns using quality control procedures for hybrid imaging equipment, patient and radiation safety checklists for I-131 therapy for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer, and recommended pediatric administered doses and guidelines.
  • Get a clear view of the current state of imaging from high-quality images - 35% new to this edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455738175
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 486,571
  • File size: 56 MB
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Radioactivity, Radionuclides, and Radiopharmaceuticals

Ch. 2 Instrumentation

Ch. 3 Quality Control

Ch. 4 Cerebrovascular System

Ch. 5 Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Salivary Glands

Ch. 6 Cardiovascular System

Ch. 7 Respiratory System

Ch. 8 Gastrointestinal Tract

Ch. 9 Skeletal System

Ch. 10 Genitourinary System and Adrenal Glands

Ch. 11 Conventional Neoplasm Imaging and Radioimmunotherapy

Ch. 12 Genitourinary System

Ch. 13 Inflammation and Infection Imaging

Ch. 14 Legal Requirements and Radiation Safety



Self Evaluation Section

Unknown Case Sets

Answers to Unknown Case Sets



Appendices



Index
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