Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine / Edition 3

Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine / Edition 3

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by Gopal B. Saha
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441921508

ISBN-13: 9781441921505

Pub. Date: 10/29/2010

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

From a noted author comes this new edition for residents, practioners, and technologists in nuclear medicine and radiology. Encompassing major topics in nuclear medicine from the basic physics of radioactive decay to instrumentation and radiobiology, it is an ideal review for Board and Registry examinations. New features in the Third Edition include:

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From a noted author comes this new edition for residents, practioners, and technologists in nuclear medicine and radiology. Encompassing major topics in nuclear medicine from the basic physics of radioactive decay to instrumentation and radiobiology, it is an ideal review for Board and Registry examinations. New features in the Third Edition include: statistical tests - the Chi-Square test and the evaluation of diagnostic tests, new chapter on software annd DICOM, extensive updates on SPECT/CT cameras, new chapter entirely devoted to PET, expanded chapter on cellular damage by radiation and on dirty bomb and radiation phobia, new revised NRC regulations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441921505
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 3rd ed. 2006
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Structure of Matter.- Radioactive Decay.- Kinetics of Radioactive Decay.- Statistics of Radiation Counting.- Production of Radionuclides.- Interactions of Radiation with Matter.- Gas-Filled Detectors.- Scintillation and Semiconductor Counters.- Gamma Cameras.- Performance Parameters of Imaging Devices.- Digital Computers in Nuclear Medicine.- Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography.- Positron Emission Tomography.- Radiation Biology.- Internal Radiation Dosimetry.- Radiation Regulations and Protection.- Appendix A: Units and Constants.- Appendix B: Terms Used in Texts.- Appendix C: Answers to Questions.- Index.

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