ABSTRACT

Edited by a renowned international expert in the field, Nuclear Medicine Physics offers an up-to-date, state-of-the-art account of the physics behind the theoretical foundation and applications of nuclear medicine. It covers important physical aspects of the methods and instruments involved in modern nuclear medicine, along with related biological

chapter 1|8 pages

Introduction

ByJ. J. Pedroso de Lima

chapter 2|60 pages

Cyclotron and Radionuclide Production

ByFrancisco J. C. Alves

chapter 3|26 pages

Positron Physics

ByAdriano Pedroso de Lima and Paulo M. Gordo

chapter 4|38 pages

Radiopharmaceuticals: Development and Main Applications

ByAntero Abrunhosa, Maria Isabel Prata

chapter 5|76 pages

Radiation Detectors and Image Formation

ByFrancisco J. Caramelo, Carina Guerreiro, Nuno C. Ferreira, Paulo Crespo

chapter 6|126 pages

Imaging Methodologies

ByNuno C. Ferreira, Francisco J. Caramelo, J. J. Pedroso de Lima, Carina Guerreiro, M. Filomena Botelho, Durval C. Costa, Hélder Araújo, and Paulo Crespo

chapter 7|96 pages

Systems in Nuclear Medicine

ByJ. J. Pedroso de Lima and António Dourado

chapter 8|78 pages

Dosimetry and Biological Effects of Radiation

ByAugusto D. Oliveira and J. J. Pedroso de Lima