A comprehensive guide to procedures and technologies, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT: Technology and Techniques provides a single source for state-of-the-art information on all aspects of nuclear medicine. Coverage includes relevant anatomy and physiology and discusses each procedure in relation to the specific use of radiopharmaceuticals and the instruments required. Edited by experts in nuclear imaging and PET/CT, Paul E. Christian and Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich, this edition has a new chapter on MRI as it relates to nuclear medicine and includes practical, step-by-step instructions for procedures.
1. Mathematics and Statistics 2. Physics of Nuclear Medicine 3. Instrumentation 4. Computer Science 5. Laboratory Science 6. Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacology 7. Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine 8. Patient Care and Quality Improvement 9. Principles of SPECT and SPECT/CT 10. PET Instrumentation 11. CT Physics and Instrumentation 12. MRI Physics, Instrumentation and Clinical Introduction 13. Clinical PET/CT in Oncology 14. Central Nervous System 15. Endocrine System 16. Respiratory System 17. Cardiovascular System 18. Gastrointestinal System 19. Genitourinary System 20. Skeletal System 21. Hematopoietic System 22. Tumor and Inflammatory Nuclear Medicine 23. Pediatrics Table of radiopharmaceuticals Glossary