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Nuclear Medicine Physics

Edited by Aamir Shahzad

Government College University Faisalabad


This book offers the foundation for the education and research of medical physicists starting their university studies in the field of the physics of nuclear medicine. The book is equally beneficial to those wishing to advance their knowledge in this area. It provides, in the form of a syllabus, a comprehensive overview of basic medical physics knowledge required in modern nuclear medicine. It offers a guide to nuclear medicine, including radionuclides in medicine for diagnosis, staging of disease, therapy, and monitoring the response of a disease process. This book comprehensively covers a broad range of topics, including but not limited to radioactivity and radionuclide generators, operation of non-imaging and imaging instruments, radiation biology, and radiopharmacy.

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Nuclear Medicine PhysicsEdited by Aamir Shahzad

Published: July 24th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75255

ISBN: 978-1-83880-284-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-283-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-500-5

Copyright year: 2019

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5493 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Role of Nuclear Medicine in Medical Science

By Aamir Shahzad


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2. Radiation Therapy in Metastatic Neuroblastoma

By Meenu Gupta and Anupam Dhasmana


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3. Effect of Low Dose (Diagnostic X-Rays) on Peripheral White Blood Cells Count in Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus)

By Geofery Luntsi, Victory S. Daniel, Chigozie I. Nwobi and Bura T. Paul


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4. An Overview of PET Radiopharmaceuticals in Clinical Use: Regulatory, Quality and Pharmacopeia Monographs of the United States and Europe

By Ya-Yao Huang

Addendum - An Overview of PET Radiopharmaceuticals in Clinical Use: Regulatory, Quality and Pharmacopeia Monographs of the United States and Europe

By Ya-Yao Huang

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5. Applied Radiation Protection Physics

By Khaled Soliman, Ahmed Alenezi, Abdullah Alrushoud, Salman Altimyat, Hasna Albander and Turki Alruwaili


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6. Applications of Diagnostic Reference Levels of Standard Doses in Nuclear Medicine

By Aamir Shahzad and Sajid Bashir


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