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Physics in Nuclear Medicine

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ISBN-10: 1416051988

ISBN-13: 9781416051985

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Simon R. Cherry, James A. Sorenson, Michael E. Phelps

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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 at, along with the…    
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Book details

List price: $129.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/12/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

What is Nuclear Medicine
Basic Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Modes of Radioactive Decay
Decay of Radioactivity
Radionuclide and Radiopharmaceutical Production
Interaction of Radiation with Matter
Radiation Detectors
Electronic Instrumentation for Radiation Detection Systems
Nuclear Counting Statistics
Pulse-Height Spectrometry
Problems in Radiation Detection and Measurement
Counting Systems
The Gamma Camera: Basic Principles
The Gamma Camera: Performance Characteristics
Image Quality in Nuclear Medicine
Tomographic Reconstruction in Nuclear Medicine
Positron Emission Tomography
Digital Image Processing in Nuclear Medicine
Tracer Kinetic Modeling
Internal Radiation Dosimetry
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