Preparation of radiopharmaceuticals

  • Azuwuike Owunwanne
  • Mohan Patel
  • Samy Sadek


The preparation of radiopharmaceuticals involves three basic steps: production of the radionuclides, synthesis of the non-radioactive compound and reaction of the radionuclide with the non-radioactive compound.


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© Azuwuike Owunwanne, Mohan Patel and Samy Sadek 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Azuwuike Owunwanne
    • 1
  • Mohan Patel
    • 2
  • Samy Sadek
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of MedicineKuwait UniversityKuwait
  2. 2.Kuwait Central Radiopharmacy Kuwait Cancer Control CenterMinistry of Public HealthKuwait
  3. 3.Department of Nuclear Medicine Faculty of MedicineKuwait UniversityKuwait

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