The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. ElgazzarThe Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine

EditorAbdelhamid H. Elgazzar

Paperback | February 12, 2010

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The second edition of this book has been significantly expanded to meet the demands of the increasing new trend of molecular imaging. A separate chapter on the basis of FDG uptake has been added. New to this edition are the more clinically oriented details on scintigraphic studies, their strengths and limitations in relation to other modalities. It further contains many new images, illustrations and tables.
Title:The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:581 pages, 10.63 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642063101

ISBN - 13:9783642063107


Table of Contents

The Cell: Structure, Function, and Molecular Biology.- Pathophysiology and Mechanisms of Radiopharmaceutical Localization.- Basis of Positron Emission Tomography Imaging.-Inflammation.- Nuclear Hematology.- Musculoskeletal System.- Thyroid Gland.- Parathyroid Gland.- Adrenal Gland.- Renal Scintigraphy.- Oncology 1: Basic Principles of Tumor Pathology and Biology.- Oncology 2: Tumor Imaging: Scintigraphic and Pathophysiologic Correlation.- Respiratory System.- Cardiology 1: Myocardial Contractility and Assessment of Cardiac Function.- Cardiology 2: Basis of Myocardial Perfusion, Metabolism, Infarction, and Receptor Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease and Congestive Heart Failure.- Digestive system 1: Gastrointestinal Tract.- Digestive system 2: Liver and Biliary Tract.- Basis and Clinical Application of Functional Brain Imaging.-Pathophysiological Aspects of Antibody Imaging.- Lymphoscintigraphy.- Basis of other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures. Basis of Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine.- Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation.

Editorial Reviews

Radiology Review:"The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine, second edition, is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive textbooks on nuclear medicine. It considers the clinical problems of patients using available historical and laboratory data and then recommends a problem solving approach with nuclear medicine. The author is especially qualified to edit this textbook, as he is trained in both pathology and nuclear medicine. His depth of knowledge in the pathologic basis of disease and his many clinical insights are evident throughout this textbook. ... This attractively designed and illustrated hardbound textbook contains 23 chapters of well-organized material that is clearly and succinctly written. ... The book clearly illustrates how to advance one's diagnostic reading skills by combining physiologic information with high-quality nuclear medicine examinations. The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine is a 'must have' book for all professionals dealing with nuclear medicine procedures. ... " (Michael J. Blend, PhD, DO; Radiology Feb 2008)