Positron Emission Tomography

Positron Emission Tomography

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This book provides a contemporary reference to the science, technology and clinical applications of PET and PET/CT. The book is designed to be used by residents and fellows training in medical imaging specialties as well as imaging experts in private or academic practice who need to become familiar with this technology and its applications. It is also for use by those whose specialties carry over to PET and PET/CT, referring physicians such as oncologists, cardiologists, neurologists and surgeons. Developed as an offshoot/update of the qclinical practiceq portion of the main book, edited by PE Valk et al, published in 2003 (Positron Emission Tomography: basic science and clinical practice), this offshoot covers the second half of the main book only, dealing with mainly the clinical research and practice. Most of the book comprises chapters updated from the qClinical practiceq portion of the main Valk book. It contains 6 brand new chapters and 22 completely revised and updated chapters from the main Valk book.Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), UK, 2004. 56. Jones D ... A Monte Carlo-based method to estimate radiation dose from spiral CT: from phantom testing to patient-specific models. ... Chilton, UK: National Radiological Protection Board, 2005. 60. ... A Guide to Medical Management, 2nd ed.

Title:Positron Emission Tomography
Author:Peter E. Valk, Dominique Delbeke, Dale L. Bailey, David W. Townsend, Michael N. Maisey
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-10-16


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