NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Gastrointestinal Tract

Jul 15, 2019 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Gastrointestinal Tract

Abstract This chapter contains information on the common nuclear medicine gastrointestinal imaging techniques. These include liver-spleen colloid imaging, blood pool agents, localization of ectopic gastric mucosa, hepatobiliary function, and gastrointestinal…

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Other Radionuclide Decay Tables

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Fluorine-18 Time (Hours) Fraction Remaining 0.25 0.910 0.50 0.827 0.75 0.753 1.00 0.685 1.25 0.623 1.50 0.567 1.75 0.515 2.00 0.469 2.50 0.387 3.00 0.321 4.00 0.219 5.00 0.150 6.00…

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Hybrid PET/CT Neoplasm Imaging

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Abstract This chapter deals with PET/CT neoplasm imaging. It includes extensive information on the appropriate uses and interpretation of flourine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose scans. Other PET radiopharmacueitcals are also covered such as…

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Inflammation and Infection Imaging

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Abstract This chapter provides information, images, and interpretative criteria related to nuclear medicine scanning of suspected infection and inflammation. There is discussion of technetium-99m, indium-111 leukocytes, and the use of…

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Respiratory System

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Abstract This chapter includes the anatomy, physiology, radiopharmaceuticals, and techniques to image the respiratory system in nuclear medicine practice. There is extensive discussion of the criteria for interpreting ventilation and…

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