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Essentials of nuclear medicine imaging

Author: Fred A Mettler, Jr.; Milton J Guiberteau
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2012.
Series: ClinicalKey.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mettler, Fred A., 1945-
Essentials of nuclear medicine imaging.
Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2012
(DLC) 2011040394
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred A Mettler, Jr.; Milton J Guiberteau
ISBN: 1455738174 9781455738175
OCLC Number: 778785848
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 607 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Radioactivity, radionuclides, and radiopharmaceuticals --
Instrumentation and quality control --
Central nervous system --
Thyroid, parathyroid, and salivary glands --
Cardiovascular system --
Respiratory system --
Gastrointestinal tract --
Skeletal system --
Genitourinary system and adrenal glands --
Non-PET neoplasm imaging and radioimmunotherapy --
¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT neoplasm imaging --
Inflammation and infection imaging --
Authorized user and radioisotope safety issues --
Self-evaluation. Unknown case sets --
Answers to unknown case sets --
Appendix A: Characteristics of radionuclides for imaging and therapy --
Appendix B-1: Radioactivity conversion table for International System (SI) Units (Becquerels to Curies) --
Appendix B-2: Radioactivity conversion table for International System (SI) Units (Curies to Becquerels) --
Appendix C-1: Technetium-99m decay and generation tables --
Appendix C-2: Other radionuclide decay tables --
Appendix D: Injection techniques and pediatric dosages --
Appendix E-1: Sample techniques for nuclear imaging --
Appendix E-2: Abnormal radio pharmaceutical distribution as a result of medications and other extrinsic factors --
Appendix F: Nonradioactive pharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine --
Appendix G: Pregnancy and breastfeeding --
Appendix H-1: General considerations for hospitalized patients receiving radionuclide therapy --
Appendix H-2: Special considerations and requirements for iodine-131 therapy --
Appendix I: Emergency procedures for spills of radioactive materials.
Series Title: ClinicalKey.
Responsibility: Fred A. Mettler Jr., Milton J. Guiberteau.


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"Well organized, understandable, and a quick read, this text is an excellent resource... The book is very affordable, especially considering its value in everyday practice." - Radiology - October Read more...

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