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Fundamentals of Nuclear Medicine Dosimetry

  • Michael G. Stabin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Michael G. Stabin
    Pages 76-118
  3. Michael G. Stabin
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  4. Michael G. Stabin
    Pages 171-200
  5. Michael G. Stabin
    Pages 201-220
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 221-237

About this book

Introduction

Written by Michael Stabin, a leading international authority in the field, this book is ideal for physicians and residents in nuclear medicine who want to improve their knowledge in internal dosimetry. This text is a practical introduction that guides the reader through fundamental concepts in the calculation of radiation dose, including discussions of standardized models, methods of calculations, and available software applications. This comprehensive guide discusses the biological effects of radiation on living systems. The book also includes an overview of regulatory aspects related to the radiation dosimetry of new radiopharmaceuticals. Case presentations and illustrations highlight situations that nuclear medicine professionals are likely to encounter in everyday practice.

Keywords

Fundamentals cancer dosimetry nuclear medicine radiation radiation damage radiology

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael G. Stabin
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology/Radiological SciencesVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-74579-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-74578-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-74579-4
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