Lymphoscintigraphy

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Lymphoscintigraphy

Lymphoscintigraphy Patrick M. Colletti LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the principles of lymphoscintigraphy. 2. Explain cancer lymphatic drainage and the principle of sentinel node biopsy. 3. Interpret lymphoscintigraphy in patients with…

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Neuroendocrine Tumor Imaging and Therapy

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Neuroendocrine Tumor Imaging and Therapy

Neuroendocrine Tumor Imaging and Therapy Erik S. Mittra Hong Song LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the background of neuroendocrine tumors and physiologic basis for theranostics. 2. Describe the technique and interpretation…

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Renal Scintigraphy

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Renal Scintigraphy

Renal Scintigraphy Hossein Jadvar LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Recognize various radiotracers employed in renal scintigraphy. 2. Name a number of renal diseases that may be evaluated effectively with scintigraphy. 3. Describe…

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Infection and Inflammation

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Infection and Inflammation

Infection and Inflammation Søren Hess Abass Alavi LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the basics of radionuclide imaging in infection and inflammation. 2. Compare pros and cons of imaging modalities in selected…

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Parathyroid Scintigraphy

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Parathyroid Scintigraphy

Parathyroid Scintigraphy Patrick M. Colletti LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Explain the basic principles of hyperparathyroidism. 2. Describe the methods of parathyroid scintigraphy. 3. Compare the results of five different parathyroid scintigraphy…

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Pulmonary Scintigraphy

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Pulmonary Scintigraphy

Pulmonary Scintigraphy Søren Hess LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Summarize the basic challenges in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE). 2. Describe basic imaging strategies in PE. 3. Perform and interpret ventilation-perfusion…

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Basics of Radiochemistry

Jun 23, 2022 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Basics of Radiochemistry

Basics of Radiochemistry Kai Chen LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the composition and behavior of atomic nucleus. 2. Describe different types of radiation. 3. List possible methods for producing radionuclides. 4….

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Neuronal and Mixed Glioneuronal Tumors

Jun 23, 2022 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Neuronal and Mixed Glioneuronal Tumors

Neuronal and Mixed Glioneuronal Tumors Overview Age range (median age in years) Female: male ratio Cell of origin WHO Grade Molecular/genetic markers Prognosis Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor 0-20 1:1.5 Glioneuronal cells…

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Genetic Tumor Syndromes

Jun 23, 2022 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Genetic Tumor Syndromes

Genetic Tumor Syndromes Overview Inheritance Mutation Common tumors Other features Neurofibromatosis type 1 Autosomal dominant NF1 gene on chromosome 17 Neurofibromas Optic gliomas Pheochromocytomas Lisch nodules Neurofibromatosis type 2 Autosomal…

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