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Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging


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Featuring discussions and images related both to gated cardiac SPECT and PET scanning for neoplasms, this book describes the role of such technologies CT angiography for pulmonary embolism and fusion imaging.

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ISBN 9781455701049

Mettler F






Dimensions 19 × 26.5 cm


The newest edition of the best selling Essentials of Nucelar Medicine Imaging! The cardiac and neoplasm
chapters have been thoroughly updated, there is more discussion and new images related both to gated cardiac SPECT and PET scanning for neoplasms, and the role of new technologies, such as CT
angiography for pulmonary embolism and fusion imaging, has also been included.

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.

Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com.
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.

A practical and comprehensive reference for nuclear medicine.

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