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Nuclear Medicine in Tropical and Infectious Diseases

  • Francisco José Hossri Nogueira Braga

Part of the Developments in Nuclear Medicine book series (DNUM, volume 34)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. F. J. H. N. Braga, A. Ruffino Netto
    Pages 1-20
  3. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 21-28
  4. B. van Heerden, F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 29-35
  5. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 37-38
  6. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 39-44
  7. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 45-50
  8. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 51-69
  9. A. J. Moreno
    Pages 71-74
  10. A. J. Moreno
    Pages 75-82
  11. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 83-84
  12. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 85-91
  13. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 93-95
  14. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 97-100
  15. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 101-110
  16. M. V. Simões, A. O. Pintya, A. B. Figueiredo, J. A. Marin Neto
    Pages 111-122
  17. R. B. Oliveira, L. E. A. Troncon, R. O. Dantas
    Pages 123-127
  18. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 129-135
  19. A. C. Santos, F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 137-140
  20. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 141-144
  21. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 145-149
  22. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 151-153
  23. F. J. H. N. Braga, C. Maliska
    Pages 155-159
  24. F. J. H. N. Braga, O. Takayanagui, A. C. Santos
    Pages 161-166
  25. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 167-172
  26. A. Maes, D. Knockaert, D. Blockmans, L. Mortelmans
    Pages 191-198
  27. F. de Winter, D. Vogelaers, F. Gemmel, R. Siaens, G. Siegers, R. A. Dierckx
    Pages 199-208
  28. A. Signore, A. Annovazzi, M. Chianelli, R. Bei, A. Moisan, A. Modesti
    Pages 209-225
  29. A. Benítez, V. Gomes, M Roca, J. Martin-Comin
    Pages 227-232
  30. V. Cardoso, F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 233-252
  31. Back Matter
    Pages 253-262

About this book

Introduction

"More than half of the world's population is at risk of the tropical diseases malaria, leprosy, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, Chagas' disease, African trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis and half a billion are infected with at least one of these diseases". J. H. F. Remme, World Health Organisation, 1993. "If it is true that science is not limited by frontiers and all research Institutions then belong to mankind, so it is natural for each Institution to be responsible for the problems of those who live in the geographic area under its influence. There are no specific aspects concerning physical, chemical or philosophical concepts and facts, but specificity does exist concerning geology, sociology and pathology. It is the duty of each Institution to study the particular aspects concerning its geographic region, as missing links of the chain of universal knowledge may be found there." H. L. de Oliveira, fonner Rector of the University ofSiio Paulo, 1967. "Nuclear Medicine is cost effective, especially in the developing countries. ( ... ).

Keywords

Schistosomiasis antibiotics bacteria fungal infection infection infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases

Authors and affiliations

  • Francisco José Hossri Nogueira Braga
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Mathematicsthe Ribeirão Preto School of Philosophy and ScienceRibeirão PretoBrazil
  2. 2.the Araraquara Oncology CentreSanta Casa de MisericórdiaAraraquaraBrazil
  3. 3.São Lucas HospitalRibeirão PretoBrazil
  4. 4.René Descartes School of MedicineUniversity of Paris VParisFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1179-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5431-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1179-3
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