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Nuclear Medicine and PET : Technology and Techniques

by
Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780323019644

ISBN10:
0323019641
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/29/2003
Publisher(s):
Mosby

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Summary

The new 5th edition of this popular book continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of nuclear medicine technology. It serves as a superior learning tool for students and as a valuable clinical reference for practicing nuclear medicine technologists. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Mathematics and Statistics, 1(36)
Paul H. Brown
Fundamentals,
2(9)
Practical Applications,
11(11)
Statistics,
22(12)
Review Questions,
34(3)
Chapter 2: Physics of Nuclear Medicine, 37(19)
Paul E. Christian
Electromagnetic Radiation,
38(1)
Atoms and Molecules,
38(2)
Atomic Structure,
40(1)
Mass-Energy Relationship,
41(1)
Nuclear Notation and Nuclear Families,
42(1)
Decay Processes,
43(3)
Schematics of Radioactive Decay,
46(3)
Radioactivity Units,
49(1)
Interactions,
50(1)
Photons,
51(2)
Extranuclear Energy Release,
53(1)
Attenuation and Transmission of Photons,
54(2)
Chapter 3: Instrumentation, 56(42)
L. Stephen Graham, Jonathan M. Links
Radiation Detection,
57(7)
Anger Scintillation Cameras,
64(9)
Solid State Cameras,
73(1)
Emission Computed Tomography,
74(5)
Quality Control,
79(16)
Maximizing Image Quality,
95(3)
Chapter 4: Computer Science, 98(28)
Paul E. Christian
History,
99(1)
Data Representation,
100(1)
Hardware,
101(6)
Software,
107(3)
Image Acquisition,
110(3)
Image Display and Processing,
113(3)
Emission Computed Tomography (ECT) Imaging,
116(6)
Clinical Applications,
122(4)
Chapter 5: Laboratory Science, 126(31)
Jay Spicer
Glassware and Instrumentation,
127(2)
Elements and Compounds,
129(8)
Laws of Constant Composition and Multiple Proportion,
137(1)
Gram Atomic Weights, Gram Molecular Weights, and the Mole Concept,
137(1)
Empirical and Molecular Formulas,
138(1)
Solutions and Colloids,
139(3)
Chemical Reactions and Equations,
142(4)
Acids and Bases,
146(2)
Equilibriums and Equilibrium Constant,
148(1)
The pH Concept,
148(2)
Buffer Solutions,
150(1)
Organic Compounds,
150(7)
Chapter 6: Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacology, 157(27)
Sally W. Schwarz, Carolyn J. Anderson
Production of Radionuclides,
157(7)
Technetium Radiopharmaceuticals,
164(5)
Gallium and Indium Radiopharmaceuticals,
169(2)
Thallium Chloride,
171(1)
Iodinated Radiopharmaceuticals,
171(1)
PET Radiopharmaceuticals,
172(2)
Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals,
174(1)
Radiopharmaceutical Quality Assurance,
175(9)
Chapter 7: Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine, 184(27)
Marleen M. Moore
Units,
184(2)
Effective Dose Equivalent,
186(1)
Sources of Radiation Exposure,
187(1)
Radiation Dose Recommendations and Regulations,
188(1)
Patient Dosimetry,
189(1)
Radiation Safety and Laboratory Instrumentation,
189(1)
Measurement of Radioactivity,
190(1)
Personnel Dosimeters,
191(2)
Personnel Monitoring,
193(1)
Control of Personnel Radiation Exposure,
194(1)
Radiation Safety Program,
195(5)
Contamination Control,
200(4)
Patient Precautions,
204(2)
Biologic Effects of Ionizing Radiation,
206(5)
Chapter 8: Patient Care and Quality Improvement, 211(31)
Marcia Boyd, Kathy E. Thompson, Donna Mars
Patient Preparation,
211(1)
Patient Encounter,
212(1)
Body Mechanics,
213(2)
Medications and Their Administration,
215(11)
Vital Signs and Patient Assessment,
226(3)
Emergency Care,
229(3)
Specialized Equipment,
232(2)
Quality Improvement,
234(1)
Planning,
234(1)
Customer Service,
234(1)
Process Management,
235(1)
Analysis and Management of Data,
235(1)
Problem-Solving Models,
235(1)
Problem-Solving Techniques,
235(7)
Chapter 9: Principles of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Imaging, 242(43)
James R. Galt, Tracy Faber
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography,
243(3)
Instrumentation,
246(5)
Tomographic Acquisitions,
251(3)
SPECT Reconstruction,
254(2)
Filtering of SPECT Images,
256(4)
SPECT Image Display,
260(3)
SPECT Physics and Image Artifacts,
263(1)
Attenuation Correction, Scatter Correction, and Resolution Recovery,
264(5)
Cardiac SPECT Quantification,
269(2)
Cardiac Display,
271(1)
Cardiac Gating,
272(2)
Quality Control,
274(11)
Chapter 10: Fundamentals of Molecular Imaging with PET, 285(24)
Paul E. Christian
Physics of Positrons,
286(1)
Production of PET Radiotracers,
286(1)
PET Radiation Detectors,
287(1)
PET Scanner Design,
287(3)
Coincident Detection: True, Scatter, and Random Events,
290(1)
Data Acquisition,
291(3)
2D and 3D Detector Configuration,
294(2)
Reconstruction Algorithms,
296(1)
Attenuation Correction by Transmission Imaging,
297(3)
Scanner Calibration and Quality Control,
300(3)
Quantitative Image Formation,
303(1)
Displaying PET Data,
304(1)
Image Fusion,
305(1)
PET/CT Scanners,
305(2)
Radiation Safety in PET,
307(2)
Chapter 11: Clinical PET Oncology, 309(19)
Boyd E. Vomocil, Paul E. Christian
Intracellular F-18-FDG Metabolism,
310(1)
Patient Preparation and Injection,
311(1)
PET Scan Acquisition,
312(1)
Normal Whole Body FDG Distribution,
313(1)
Normal Variations in FDG Localization,
314(3)
PET Oncology Applications,
317(1)
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (SPN),
317(1)
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC),
318(1)
Melanoma,
319(1)
Lymphoma,
320(1)
Colorectal Cancer,
321(1)
Head, Neck, and Esophageal Cancers,
322(1)
Breast Cancer,
323(1)
Brain Cancer,
323(1)
Prostate Cancer,
324(1)
Ovarian Cancer,
324(1)
Testicular Cancer,
325(1)
Thyroid Cancer,
326(1)
Future Trends,
327(1)
Chapter 12: Central Nervous System, 328(22)
Zsolt Szabo, Henry N. Wagner, Jay K. Rhine
Anatomy and Physiology,
330(4)
Clinical Studies,
334(8)
Radiopharmaceuticals,
342(2)
Planar, PET, and SPECT Imaging,
344(1)
Image Acquisition Techniques,
344(6)
Chapter 13: Endocrine System, 350(36)
Stanley J. Goldsmith
Pituitary Gland,
351(3)
Thyroid Gland,
354(16)
Parathyroid Glands,
370(3)
Pancreas,
373(1)
Somatostatin-Receptor Imaging,
373(4)
Adrenal Glands,
377(1)
Adrenal Cortex,
377(3)
Adrenal Medulla,
380(2)
Gonads,
382(4)
Chapter 14: Respiratory System, 386(19)
William L. Hubble, David J. Phegley, Roger H. Secker-Walker
Normal Anatomy and Physiology,
387(2)
Pathophysiology,
389(3)
Perfusion Imaging,
392(2)
Ventilation Imaging,
394(5)
Ventilation-Perfusion Studies,
399(6)
Chapter 15: Cardiovascular System, 405(38)
Neeta Pandit, Arvind Sinha, H. William Strauss
Clinical Problem,
405(1)
Anatomy,
406(1)
Physiology,
407(3)
Radionuclide Imaging Considerations,
410(3)
Radionuclide Evaluation of Ventricular Function,
413(11)
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging,
424(12)
Positron Emission Tomography,
436(3)
Imaging of Myocardial Necrosis,
439(4)
Chapter 16: Gastrointestinal System, 443(32)
Leon S. Malmud
Salivary Glands,
444(4)
Oropharynx,
448(1)
Esophagus,
449(7)
Stomach,
456(3)
Pancreas,
459(1)
Liver and Spleen,
459(5)
Gallbladder,
464(5)
Intestinal Tract,
469(3)
Breath Testing with 14C-labeled Compounds,
472(3)
Chapter 17: Genitourinary System, 475(19)
Henry D. Royal
Anatomy,
475(2)
Physiology,
477(4)
Radiopharmaceuticals,
481(1)
Radionuclide Procedures,
482(7)
Testicular Imaging,
489(2)
Measurement of Effective Renal Plasma Flow and the Glomerular Filtration Rate,
491(3)
Chapter 18: Skeletal System, 494(26)
Paul E. Christian, R. Edward Coleman
Composition of Bone,
495(1)
Gross Structure of Bone,
495(1)
Skeleton,
496(1)
Joints,
496(1)
Radionuclide Imaging,
497(4)
Instrumentation,
501(2)
Whole-Body Imaging,
503(1)
SPECT Imaging,
504(1)
Clinical Aspects,
505(15)
Chapter 19: Hematopoietic System, 520(16)
Helen H. Drew
Blood Components,
520(3)
Isotopic Labeling of Cellular Elements,
523(1)
Platelet Kinetics,
524(1)
Erythrokinetics,
525(5)
Measurement of Absorption and Serum Levels of Essential Nutrients,
530(6)
Chapter 20: Inflammatory Process and Tumor Imaging, 536(18)
David E. Preston
Pathogenesis,
536(1)
Gallium Imaging,
537(5)
Indium-111 White Cell Imaging,
542(12)
Chapter 21: Pediatric Imaging, 554(21)
Susan C. Weiss, James J. Conway
Technical Considerations,
554(7)
Clinical Applications,
561(14)
Glossary, 575(23)
Answers to Mathematics and Statistics Review, 598(1)
Illustration Credits, 599


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