3 edition of Effective use of computers in nuclear medicine found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Michael J. Gelfand, Stephen R. Thomas.|
|Contributions||Gelfand, Michael J., Thomas, Stephen R.|
|LC Classifications||R907 .E34 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 604 p. :|
|Number of Pages||604|
|LC Control Number||87026272|
The development of nuclear medicine as a medical specialty has resulted in the large-scale application of its effective imaging methods in everyday practice as a primary method of diagnosis. The introduction of positron-emitting tracers (PET) has represented another fundamental leap forward in the ability of nuclear medicine to exert a profound impact on patient management, while the ability Cited by: 6. SIGNIFICANT DISCOVERIES. The modern era of nuclear medicine is an outgrowth of the charge to the Atomic Energy Commission “to exploit nuclear energy to promote human health” (Atoms for Peace Program).For more than 50 years, the AEC and later the Department of Energy have supported high-risk research and development of nuclear medicine technology and have supplied radionuclides to the.
Imaging in Nuclear Medicine. One problem with the human body is that it is opaque, and looking inside is generally painful. In the past, exploratory surgery was one common way to look inside the body, but today doctors can use a huge array of non-invasive techniques. Some of these techniques include things like X-rays, MRI scanners, CAT scans, ultrasound and so on. 17 Advantages and Disadvantages of Nuclear Medicine Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that involves the application of radioactive substances to help in the diagnosis or treatment of disease. It records radiation that emits from the body instead of using an external source that generates it, such as an x-ray machine, to help doctors.
Molecular imaging includes the field of nuclear medicine, which uses very small amounts of radioactive materials (radiopharmaceuticals) to diagnose and treat disease. In nuclear medicine imaging, the radiopharmaceuticals are detected by special types of cameras that work with computers to provide very precise pictures of the area of the body. The Role of Computers in the Nuclear Medicine Laboratories H. I. Glass There are several methods of using com- puters in nuclear medicine laboratories. These include the use of special-purpose computers on individual apparatus, linking of apparatus to a central computer, or the processing of all data off-line on a batch-processing : H.I. Glass.
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What is Nuclear Medicine Typically Used For. Nuclear medicine can be used in both a diagnostic and therapeutic capacity. As a diagnostic tool, it can help physicians determine a diagnosis or judge the effectiveness of treatment.
As a therapeutic tool, nuclear medicine can treat some cancers and problems with the thyroid, among other conditions.
Nuclear medicine exams use a radioactive material called a radiopharmaceutical or radiotracer. This material is injected into the bloodstream, swallowed or inhaled as a gas. The material accumulates in the area of your body under examination, where it gives off a.
medicine technologists. Key Words: Computers, nuclear medicine studies, digital images. J Nucl Med Techno/; This is the first article in a four-part series on computers in nuclear medicine. Upon completion, the technologist should be able to list the types of acquisition modes for nuclear medicine studies, choose the best File Size: 2MB.
Nuclear medicine is used to diagnose a wide range of conditions. The patient will inhale, swallow, or be injected with a radiopharmaceutical. This is a radioactive material. Digital computers were introduced in nuclear medicine practice in the mids, but did not become an integral part in both imaging and nonimaging applications until the mids.
In imaging modalities, the computers are used to quantitate the distribution of radiopharmaceuticals in an object both Author: Gopal B. Saha. Nuclear Medicine Physics: A Handbook for Teachers and Students Objective: To familiarize the student with the fundamental concepts of computers and their application to nuclear medicine.
Chapter Computers in Nuclear Medicine. Slide set prepared in R. Fulton (Westmead Hospital and University of File Size: 4MB. This new edition will again reflect the curriculum covered by nuclear medicine training programs.
Its wealth of clinical information makes the book a valuable resource for practitioners as well. The first section provides a foundation in math, statistics, and physics, then presents current information on instrumentation, computer and laboratory sciences, radiochemistry, and radiopharmacology.
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Start studying computers in nuclear medicine. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to assess bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease.
Specially designed cameras allow doctors to track the path of these radioactive tracers. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography or SPECT and Positron Emission Tomography or PET scans are. Abstract. Computers have had a major impact on the development of Nuclear Medicine.
Computer technology has allowed improved acquisition, display and analysis of radionuclide data and is largely responsible for the ability of radionuclide studies to accurately quantify organ : P.O. Alderson. Books shelved as nuclear-medicine: Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging by Fred A.
Mettler Jr., Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and. Book Review Textbook of Nuclear Medicine Michael A. Wilson, Editor Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,pages, $ This hard-covered page book, with high-quality pic-tures and page print, is authored by 25 individuals, many of whom are well known in the ﬁeld of nuclear medicine.
The book is divided into 3 main sections with Cancer therapy can be much more effective using a new way to customize nuclear medicine treatment, researchers say in the December issue of. Nuclear medicine allows for early detection that can result in more effective treatments and better prognosis.
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