Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics

Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics

by Ramesh Chandra, Arman Rahmim

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ISBN-13: 9781496381866
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 21 MB
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 BASIC REVIEW

Chapter 2 NUCLIDES AND RADIOACTIVE PROCESSES

Chapter 3 RADIOACTIVITY: LAW OF DECAY, HALF-LIFE, AND STATISTICS

Chapter 4 PRODUCTION OF RADIONUCLIDES

Chapter 5 RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS

Chapter 6 INTERACTION OF HIGH-ENERGY RADIATION WITH MATTER

Chapter 7 RADIATION DOSIMETRY

Chapter 8 DETECTION OF HIGH-ENERGY RADIATION

Chapter 9 IN VITRO RADIATION DETECTION

Chapter 10 IN VIVO RADIATION DETECTION: BASIC PROBLEMS, PROBES, AND RECTILINEAR SCANNERS

Chapter 11 IN VIVO RADIATION DETECTION: SCINTILLATION CAMERA

Chapter 12 OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALITY CONTROL OF A SCINTILLATION CAMERA

Chapter 13 DETECTABILITY OR FINAL CONTRAST OF AN IMAGE

Chapter 14 EMISSION COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

Chapter 15 BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RADIATION AND RISK EVALUATION FROM RADIATION EXPOSURE

Chapter 16 METHODS OF SAFE HANDLING OF RADIONUCLIDES AND PERTAINING RULES AND REGULATIONS

Appendix A: Physical Characteristics of Some Radionuclides of Interest in Nuclear Medicine
Appendix B: CGS and SI Units
Appendix C: Exponential Table
Appendix D: Radionuclides of Interest in Nuclear Medicine
Appendix E: Organ Masses of a Standard Man
Answers
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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