Nuclear medicine

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Abstract

This article describes the use of nuclear medicine techniques in diagnosis and therapy. The process of generating radiopharmaceuticals is introduced and relevant interactions of radiation with matter are discussed. Instrumentation in diagnostic nuclear medicine is described and future trends in nuclear medicine imaging technology are predicted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)452-459
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Education
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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