"Physics in Nuclear Medicine" - by Drs. Simon R. Cherry, James A. Sorenson, and Michael E. Phelps - provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics underlying modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color layout, as well as the latest information on instrumentation and technology. Stay current on crucial developments in hybrid imaging (PET/CT and SPECT/CT), and small animal imaging, and benefit from the new section on tracer kinetic modeling in neuroreceptor imaging. What's more, you can reinforce your understanding with graphical animations online, along with the fully searchable text and calculation tools.
1. What is Nuclear Medicine? 2. Basic Atomic and Nuclear Physics 3. Modes of Radioactive Decay 4. Decay of Radioactivity 5. Radionuclide and Radiopharmaceutical Production 6. Interaction of Radiation with Matter 7. Radiation Detectors 8. Electronic Instrumentation for Radiation Detection Systems 9. Nuclear Counting Statistics 10. Pulse-Height Spectrometry 11. Problems in Radiation Detection and Measurement 12. Counting Systems 13. The Gamma Camera: Basic Principles 14. The Gamma Camera: Performance Characteristics 15. Image Quality in Nuclear Medicine 16. Tomographic Reconstruction in Nuclear Medicine 17. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography 18. Positron Emission Tomography 19. Hybrid Imaging: SPECT/CT and PET/CT 20. Digital Image Processing in Nuclear Medicine 21. Tracer Kinetic Modeling 22. Internal Radiation Dosimetry 23. Radiation Safety and Health Physics Appendice A Appendice B Appendice C Appendice D Appendice E Appendice F Appendice G
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4th Revised edition
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