A Concise Guide to Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. ElgazzarA Concise Guide to Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

A Concise Guide to Nuclear Medicine

byAbdelhamid H. Elgazzar

Paperback | May 26, 2011

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Nuclear medicine is an important component of modern medicine. This easy-to-use book is designed to acquaint readers with the basic principles of nuclear medicine, the instrumentation used, the gamut of procedures available, and the basis for selecting specific diagnostic or therapeutic procedures and interpreting results. After an introductory chapter on the history, technical basis, and scope of nuclear medicine, a series of chapters are devoted to the application of nuclear medicine techniques in the different body systems. In addition, the use of nuclear medicine methods within oncology is carefully examined, covering diagnosis, staging, assessment of treatment response, radiotherapy planning, and the sentinel node technique. The book concludes with a chapter devoted to nuclear medicine therapy. This practical and up-to-date guide to nuclear medicine is ideal for beginners and will also help professionals who need to retrieve useful information rapidly.
Title:A Concise Guide to Nuclear MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:166 pagesPublished:May 26, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642194257

ISBN - 13:9783642194252

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Table of Contents

Basics Considerations.- Genitourinary System.- Endocrine System.- Digestive and Hepatobiliary Systems.- Infection and Inflammation.- Respiratory System.- Skeletal System.- Cardiovascular System.- Central Nervous System.- Oncology.- Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine.

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From the reviews:"It is aimed at students and medical professionals. . The technical information in the book is quite extensive for its size, with a lot about clinical indications. . The book could be used as a quick guide and introduction to the modality by a medical student." (Sara Harrison, RAD Magazine, January, 2012)"This 150 page text, plus 3 glossary pages are intended to give the student and professional clear, and very sound information about nuclear medicine. . The text is clearly written in primer style, enriched by useful images and a few tables. This concise book will be appreciated by all those who want an introduction to this fascinating field of up-to-date imaging modality and study of body functions." (Giampiero Beluffi, La Radiologia Medica, Vol. 117, 2012)