Physics and radiobiology of nuclear medicine.

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Author / Creator:Saha, Gopal B.
Edition:3rd ed.
Imprint:New York : Springer, c2006.
Description:xvi, 320 p. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Medical physics.
Nuclear medicine.
Radiobiology.
Nuclear Medicine.
Biophysics.
Radiobiology.
Medical physics.
Nuclear medicine.
Radiobiology.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6018961
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ISBN:0387307540
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505 0 0 |g Chapter 1.  |t Structure of Matter --  |t Matter and Energy --  |t Radiation --  |t The Atom --  |t Electronic Structure of the Atom --  |t Structure of the Nucleus --  |t Nuclear Binding Energy --  |t Nuclear Nomenclature --  |t Chart of the Nuclides --  |g Chapter 2.  |t Radioactive Decay --  |t Spontaneous Fission --  |t Isomeric Transition --  |t Gamma ([gamma])-Ray Emission --  |t Internal Conversion --  |t Alpha ([alpha])-Decay --  |t Beta ([beta superscript -])-Decay --  |t Positron ([beta superscript +])-Decay --  |t Electron Capture --  |g Chapter 3.  |t Kinetics of Radioactive Decay --  |t Radioactive Decay Equations --  |t General Equation --  |t Half-Life --  |t Mean Life --  |t Effective Half-life --  |t Units of Radioactivity --  |t Specific Activity --  |t Calculation --  |t Successive Decay Equations --  |t General Equation --  |t Transient Equilibrium --  |t Secular Equilibrium --  |g Chapter 4.  |t Statistics of Radiation Counting --  |t Error, Accuracy, and Precision --  |t Mean and Standard Deviation --  |t Gaussian Distribution --  |t Standard Deviation of Count Rates --  |t Propagation of Errors --  |t Chi-Square Test --  |t Minimum Detectable Activity --  |t Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests --  |g Chapter 5.  |t Production of Radionuclides --  |t Cyclotron-Produced Radionuclides --  |t Reactor-Produced Radionuclides --  |t Fission or (n, f) Reaction --  |t Neutron Capture or (n, [gamma]) Reaction --  |t Target and Its Processing --  |t Equation for Production of Radionuclides --  |t Radionuclide Generators --  |t [superscript 99]Mo-[superscript 99m]Tc Generator --  |g Chapter 6.  |t Interaction of Radiation with Matter --  |t Interaction of Charged Particles with Matter --  |t Specific Ionization --  |t Linear Energy Transfer --  |t Range --  |t Bremsstrahlung --  |t Annihilation --  |t Interaction of [gamma]-Radiations with Matter --  |t Mechanism of Interaction of [gamma]-Radiations --  |t Attenuation of [gamma]-Radiations --  |t Interaction of Neutrons with Matter --  |g Chapter 7.  |t Gas-Filled Detectors --  |t Principles of Gas-Filled Detectors --  |t Ionization Chambers --  |t Cutie Pie Survey Meter --  |t Dose Calibrator --  |t Pocket Dosimeter --  |t Geiger-Muller Counters --  |g Chapter 8.  |t Scintillation and Semiconductor Detectors --  |t Scintillation Detectors --  |t Solid Scintillation Detectors --  |t Semiconductor Detectors --  |t Solid Scintillation Counters --  |t NaI(Tl) Detector --  |t Photomultiplier Tube --  |t Preamplifier --  |t Linear Amplifier --  |t Pulse-Height Analyzer --  |t Display or Storage --  |t Gamma-Ray Spectrometry --  |t Photopeak --  |t Compton Valley, Edge, and Plateau --  |t Characteristic X-Ray Peak --  |t Backscatter Peak --  |t Iodine Escape Peak --  |t Annihilation Peak --  |t Coincidence Peak --  |t Liquid Scintillation Counters --  |t Characteristics of Counting Systems --  |t Energy Resolution --  |t Detection Efficiency --  |t Dead Time --  |t Gamma Well Counters --  |t Calibration of Well Counters --  |t Counting in Well Counters --  |t Effects of Sample Volume --  |t Thyroid Probe --  |t Thyroid Uptake Measurement --  |g Chapter 9.  |t Gamma Cameras --  |t Gamma Cameras --  |t Principles of Operation --  |t Detector --  |t Collimator --  |t Photomultiplier Tube --  |t X-, Y-Positioning Circuit --  |t Pulse-Height Analyzer --  |t Display and Storage --  |t Digital Cameras --  |t Solid State Digital Cameras --  |g Chapter 10.  |t Performance Parameters of Gamma Cameras --  |t Spatial Resolution --  |t Intrinsic Resolution --  |t Collimator Resolution --  |t Scatter Resolution --  |t Evaluation of Spatial Resolution --  |t Bar Phantom --  |t Line-Spread Function --  |t Modular Transfer Function --  |t Sensitivity --  |t Collimator Efficiency --  |t Uniformity --  |t Pulse-Height Variation --  |t Nonlinearity --  |t Edge Packing --  |t Gamma Camera Tuning --  |t Effects of High Counting Rates --  |t Contrast --  |t Qàlity Control Tests for Gamma Cameras --  |t Daily Checks --  |t Weekly Checks --  |t Annual or As-Needed Checks --  |g Chapter 11.  |t Digital Computers in Nuclear Medicine --  |t Basics of a Computer --  |t Central Processing Unit --  |t Computer Memory --  |t External Storage Devices --  |t Input/Output Devices --  |t Operation of a Computer --  |t Digitization of Analog Data --  |t Digital-to-Analog Conversion --  |t Digital Images --  |t Application of Computers in Nuclear Medicine --  |t Digital Data Acquisition --  |t Static Study --  |t Dynamic Study --  |t Gated Study --  |t Reconstruction of Images --  |t Superimposition and Subtraction of Images --  |t Display --  |t Software and DICOM --  |t PACS --  |g Chapter 12.  |t Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography --  |t Tomographic Imaging --  |t Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography --  |t Data Acquisition --  |t Image Reconstruction --  |t SPECT/CT --  |t Factors Affecting SPECT --  |t Performance of SPECT Cameras --  |t Spatial Resolution --  |t Sensitivity --  |t Other Parameters --  |t Quality Control Tests for SPECT Cameras --  |t Daily Tests --  |t Weekly Tests --  |t Quality Control Tests for CT Scanners --  |g Chapter 13.  |t Position Emission Tomography --  |t Positron-Emitting Radionuclides --  |t Detector for PET --  |t PM Tubes and Pulse-Height Analyzers --  |t PET Scanners --  |t Block Detectors --  |t Coincidence Timing Window --  |t PET/CT Scanners --  |t Mobile PET or PET/CT --  |t Micro-PET --  |t Hybrid Gamma Cameras --  |t Data Acquisition --  |t Two-Dimensional Versus Three-Dimensional Data Acquisition --  |t Image Reconstruction --  |t Factors Affecting PET --  |t Normalization --  |t Photon Attenuation Correction --  |t Random Coincidences --  |t Scatter Coincidences --  |t Dead Time --  |t Radial Elongation --  |t Performance of PET Scanners --  |t Spatial Resolution --  |t Sensitivity --  |t Noise Equivalent Count Rate --  |t Quality Control Tests for PET Scanners --  |t Daily Tests --  |t Weekly Tests --  |g Chapter 14.  |t Internal Radiation Dosimetry --  |t Radiation Units --  |t Dose Calculation --  |t Radiation Dose Rate --  |t Cumulative Radiation Dose --  |t Radiation Dose in SI Units --  |t Effective Dose Equivalent and Effective Dose --  |t Pediatric Dosages --  |g Chapter 15.  |t Radiation Biology --  |t The Cell --  |t Effects of Radiation --  |t DNA Molecule --  |t Chromosome --  |t Direct and Indirect Actions of Radiation --  |t Radiosensitivity of Cells --  |t Cell Survival Curves --  |t Factors Affecting Radiosensitivity --  |t Dose Rate --  |t Linear Energy Transfer --  |t Chemicals --  |t Stage of Cell Cycle --  |t Classification of Radiation Damage --  |t Stochastic and Deterministic Effects --  |t Acute Effects of Total Body Irradiation --  |t Hemopoietic Syndrome --  |t Gastrointestinal Syndrome --  |t Cerebrovasculor Syndrome --  |t Long-Term Effects of Radiation --  |t Somatic Effects --  |t Genetic Effects --  |t Risk Versus Benefit in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine --  |t Risk to Pregnant Women --  |t Dirty Bombs --  |t Types of Radiation Exposure --  |t Protective Measures in Case of Explosion of a Dirty Bomb --  |t Verification Card for Radioactive Patients --  |t Radiation Phobia --  |g Chapter 16.  |t Radiation Regulations and Protection --  |t Sources of Radiation Exposure --  |t License --  |t Radiation Protection --  |t Definition of Terms --  |t Caution Signs and Labels --  |t Occupational Dose Limits --  |t ALARA Program --  |t Principles of Radiation Protection --  |t Personnel Monitoring --  |t Dos and Don'ts in Radiation Protection Practice --  |t Bioassay --  |t Receiving and Monitoring Radioactive Packages --  |t Radioactive Waste Disposal --  |t Radioactive Spill --  |t Recordkeeping --  |t Medical Uses of Radioactive Materials --  |t Applications, Amendments, and Notifications --  |t Authority and Responsibilities of the Licensee --  |t Supervision --  |t Mobile Nuclear Medicine Service --  |t Written Directives --  |t Measurement of Dosages --  |t Calibration, Transmission, and Reference Sources --  |t Requirement for Possession of Sealed Sources --  |t Labeling of Vials and Syringes --  |t Surveys of Ambient Radiation Exposure Rate --  |t Calibration of Survey Instruments --  |t Training and Experience Requirements for Medical Uses of By-Product Materials --  |t Report and Notification of a Medical Event --  |t Report and Notification of a Dose to an Embryo/Fetus or a Nursing Child --  |t Release of Patients Administered with Radiopharmaceuticals --  |t Recordkeeping --  |t Transportation of Radioactive Materials --  |t European Regulations Governing Radiopharmaceuticals --  |g Appendix A.  |t Units and Constants --  |g Appendix B.  |t Terms Used in Texts -- 
505 8 0 |g Appendix C.  |t Answers to Questions. 
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