Book 2013

Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4011-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-4012-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    Structure of Matter

  3. Chapter

    Pages 11-20

    Radioactive Decay

  4. Chapter

    Pages 21-34

    Kinetics of Radioactive Decay

  5. Chapter

    Pages 35-45

    Statistics of Radiation Counting

  6. Chapter

    Pages 47-61

    Production of Radionuclides

  7. Chapter

    Pages 63-77

    Interaction of Radiation with Matter

  8. Chapter

    Pages 79-90

    Gas-Filled Detectors

  9. Chapter

    Pages 91-116

    Scintillation and Semiconductor Detectors

  10. Chapter

    Pages 117-126

    Gamma Cameras

  11. Chapter

    Pages 127-151

    Performance Parameters of Gamma Cameras

  12. Chapter

    Pages 153-166

    Digital Computers in Nuclear Medicine

  13. Chapter

    Pages 167-201

    Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography

  14. Chapter

    Pages 203-241

    Positron Emission Tomography

  15. Chapter

    Pages 243-261

    Internal Radiation Dosimetry

  16. Chapter

    Pages 263-299

    Radiation Biology

  17. Chapter

    Pages 301-334

    Radiation Regulations and Protection

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 328-328