2013

Practical SPECT/CT in Nuclear Medicine

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-4702-2 (Print) 978-1-4471-4703-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Scientific Principles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Introduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-33

      Basic Discussion on Electromagnetic Radiation: Gamma Radiation in Relation to SPECT Imaging

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 35-45

      Basic Discussion on Electromagnetic Radiation: X-Rays in Relation to SPECT/CT Systems

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-75

      Gamma Camera SPECT

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 77-107

      Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Instrumentation, and Quality Control

  3. Selection and Design

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-146

      Selecting an Appropriate SPECT/CT Scanner

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      Pages 147-161

      Design of a Suitable Facility to House a SPECT/CT Scanner

  4. Clinical SPECT/CT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-226

      Clinical Utility (Applications) of SPECT/CT

  5. Radiation Protection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227

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      Pages 229-238

      Practical Radiation Dose and Practical Radiation Protection Considerations

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 239-267

      Optimal Utilization of Imaging Parameters in CT Scanning: Uses of CT in Radionuclide Imaging – Different Manufacturer Approaches

  6. Imaging Principles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-269

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      Pages 271-286

      Cross-Sectional Anatomy in Multi-Planar Imaging

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 287-298

      Radiological Contrast Media and Injector Systems

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 299-335

      Practical Considerations for Performing Clinical SPECT/CT: Nuclear Cardiology; Respiratory; Oncology; Neuroendocrine; Infection; Trauma/Musculoskeletal; Neurological; Miscellaneous Techniques

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 337-345