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TitlePET in Oncology [electronic resource] : Basics and Clinical Application / edited by Jรผrgen Ruhlmann, Peter Oehr, H.-J. Biersack
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999
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Descript XII, 203 p. online resource


PET in Oncology describes the principles of positron emission tomography and is a useful resource for incorporating the technique in clinical practice. In clear and straightforward fashion, this book offers instructive information and overviews of the physical, biochemical and clinical principles of PET scanning and its routine clinical use. It serves as a reference work for specialists in nuclear medicine and for oncologists, and also provides students and physicians in other medical specialties with a general introduction to the effective integration of this modern technique in routine clinical diagnostics. Above all, this book illustrates the importance of PET in comparison with other imaging techniques


I Principles -- 1 Physical Principles -- 2 Radiopharmaceutical Technology, Toxicity and Radiation Dosages -- 3 Metabolism and Transport of Glucose and FDG -- II Clinical Applications -- 4 Patient Preparation -- 5 Clinical Indications -- 6 Cancer Screening with Whole-Body FDG PET -- 7 PET and Radiotherapy -- 8 Cost Effectiveness of PET in Oncology

Medicine Radiology Nuclear medicine Oncology Medicine & Public Health Nuclear Medicine Oncology Imaging / Radiology


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