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Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics

Publication Year:
2017
Edition:
8th Ed.
Author:
Chandra, Ramesh; Rahmim, Arman
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-49-638184-2
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
85
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.33 (Radiologic Technology)
  • 2.6 (Medical Physics) Doodys Essential Title
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Description
Ideal for board review and reference, the 8th edition provides a practical summary of this complex field, focusing on essential details as well as real-life examples taken from nuclear medicine practice.
The book helps build foundational knowledge of how and why things happen in the clinical environment. In this edition, new full-color illustrations, concise text, essential mathematical equations, key points and review questions, and useful appendices help you quickly master challenging concepts in nuclear medicine physics.

- Two new chapters cover tomographic nuclear medicine imaging, and an all-new chapter discusses computer interfacing and image processing.
- Expanded coverage of Emission Computed Tomography is now presented in three separate chapters devoted to general principles, SPECT, and PET.
- Now includes a range of important PET radiotracers, as well as a timely discussion of theranostic uses of radiopharmaceuticals.
- New coauthor Dr. Arman Rahmim brings a fresh perspective and valuable knowledge and experience to this edition.
- An essential resource for radiology residents and practitioners, nuclear cardiologists, medical physicists, and radiologic technologists.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Chandra, Ramesh; Rahmim, Arman
ISBN:
978-1-49-638184-2
Specialty:
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiology
Language:
English
Edition:
8th Ed.
Pages:
256
Publication Year:
2017
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
85
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.33 (Radiologic Technology)
  • 2.6 (Medical Physics) Doodys Essential Title

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