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Author Mettler, Fred A., Jr., 1945-
Unif Title Essentials of nuclear medicine imaging
Title Essentials of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging [electronic resource] / Fred A. Mettler Jr., Milton J. Guiberteau.
Published/Produced Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2019]
Edition 7th edition.
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ISBN 9780323483193
0323483194
9780323567893
0323567894
Portion of title Nuclear medicine and molecular imaging
Description 1 online resource (vii, 543 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Notes Preceded by: Essentials of nuclear medicine imaging / Fred A. Mettler Jr., Milton J. Guiberteau. 6th ed. 2012.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 radionuclide therapy -- Hybrid PET/CT neoplasm imaging -- Inflammation and infection imaging -- Authorized user and radioisotope safety issues -- Self-evaluation -- Unknown case sets -- Answers to unknown case sets -- Appendices. Characteristics of radionuclides for imaging and therapy -- Radioactivity conversion table for international system (SI) units -- Radioactivity conversion table for international system (SI) units -- Technetium-99m decay and generation tables -- Other radionuclide decay tables -- Injection techniques and pediatric dosages -- Sample techniques for nuclear imaging -- Nonradioactive pharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine -- Pregnancy and breastfeeding -- General considerations for hospitalized patients receiving radionuclide therapy -- Special considerations and requirements for iodine-131 therapy -- Emergency procedures for spills of radioactive materials and special circumstances.
Summary "Covering both the fundamentals and recent developments in this fast-changing field, Essentials of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 7th Edition, is a must-have resource for radiology residents, nuclear medicine residents and fellows, nuclear medicine specialists, and nuclear medicine technicians. Known for its clear and easily understood writing style, superb illustrations, and self-assessment features, this updated classic is an ideal reference for all diagnostic imaging and therapeutic patient care related to nuclear medicine, as well as an excellent review tool for certification or MOC preparation"--Publisher's description.
Subjects Nuclear Medicine -- methods
Molecular Imaging
Radionuclide Imaging
Radiopharmaceuticals
Radiotherapy
Genre/Form Electronic books. lcgft
Related names Guiberteau, Milton J.
Elsevier.