Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine by Richard P. BaumTherapeutic Nuclear Medicine by Richard P. Baum

Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine

EditorRichard P. Baum

Hardcover | September 24, 2014

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The recent revolution in molecular biology offers exciting new opportunities for targeted radionuclide therapy. This up-to-date, comprehensive book, written by world-renowned experts, discusses the basic principles of radionuclide therapy, explores in detail the available treatments, explains the regulatory requirements, and examines likely future developments. The full range of clinical applications is considered, including thyroid cancer, hematological malignancies, brain tumors, liver cancer, bone and joint disease, and neuroendocrine tumors. The combination of theoretical background and practical information will provide the reader with all the knowledge required to administer radionuclide therapy safely and effectively in the individual patient. Careful attention is also paid to the role of the therapeutic nuclear physician in coordinating a diverse multidisciplinary team, which is central to the safe provision of treatment.
Title:Therapeutic Nuclear MedicineFormat:HardcoverDimensions:500 pagesPublished:September 24, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540367187

ISBN - 13:9783540367185

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Table of Contents

PART I: Basic Principles (11 chapters).- PART II: Clinical Applications: Brain and Nasopharyngeal Tumors (4 chapters).-Thyroid Cancer (11 chapters).- Benign Thyroid Diseases (2 chapters).- Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer (5 chapters).- Bone and Joint Disease (5 chapters).- Hematological Malignancies (8 chapters).- Endocrine Tumors (2 chapters).- Radioimmunotherapy (7 chapters).- Intravascular/Intracavitary/Interstitial and Epidemal RadionuclideTherapy (5 chapters).- PART III: Radiation Biology and Dosimetry (11 chapters).- PART IV: Radiation Planning and Perspectives of Radionuclide Therapy (10 chapters).- Subject Index.