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Clinical uses of radionuclides: critical comparison with other techniques.

Proceedings of a symposium held at the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, November 15-19, 1971.

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Office of Information Services; [available from National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.] in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioisotopes in medical diagnosis -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEditors: Francis A. Goswitz, Gould A. Andrews [and] Manuel Viamonte, Jr. Technical editor: Marion H. Garber.
    SeriesAEC symposium series, no. 27
    ContributionsGoswitz, Francis A., ed., Andrews, Gould A., ed., Viamonte, Manuel, 1930- ed., American College of Physicians., U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC78.7.R4 C57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 709 p.
    Number of Pages709
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5389187M
    ISBN 100870790021
    LC Control Number72600271

    The potential use of radionuclides in therapy has been recognized for many decades. A number of radionuclides, such as iodine (I), phosphorous (32P), strontium (90Sr), and yttrium (90Y), have been used successfully for the treatment of many benign and malignant by: Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging technique that uses radioactive substances to visualize and measure metabolic processes in the body. PET is mainly used in the area of medical imaging for detecting or measuring changes in physiological activities like metabolism, blood flow, regional chemical composition, and absorption, and therefore, also called a functional imaging :

    The potential use of radionuclides in therapy has been recognized for many decades. A number of radionuclides, such as iodine ( I), phosphorous (32 P), strontium (90 Sr), and yttrium (90 Y), have been used successfully for the treatment of many benign and malignant ly, the rapid growth of this branch of nuclear medicine has been stimulated by the introduction of.   The safety concern is a critical issue in clinical application of nanomaterials. Although the safety concern is common in other drugs, it is more complex in nanomedicine due to various mechanisms of toxicity and variety of nanoparticles. Cellular and subcellular interactions of nanoparticles which can cross biological membranes induce toxic Cited by: 7.

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Clinical uses of radionuclides: critical comparison with other techniques Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book has been divided into sections that cover specific organ systems of the body into which nuclides can be introduced for diagnostic tests.

These are then contrasted with the other modalities of diagnostic testing, and the primary emphasis Cited by: 2. Based on a postgraduate course in the form of a symposium, this collection of 38 papers, with discussion, serves as a survey monograph on radioistopic and radiographic diagnostic methods: their applications and interpretation of findings in brain, bones and joints, liver, pancreas, blood and marrow, kidney, lung, and heart.

Clinical uses of radionuclides: critical comparison with other techniques. [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Office of Information Services; [available from National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication.

If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your passwordAuthor: Abass Alavi. (Carmain, ). In addition to their use in the clinical practice of nuclear medicine and radiology and in the research conducted in those medical fields, radioisotopes have found applications in a wide variety of scientific fields such as nutrition, genetics, molecular biology, pharmacology, drug development, nuclear physics, environmental chemistry, geology, and industrial manufacturing.

Blaufox MD, Freeman LM: Study of Renal Disorders with Radionuclides. Clinical Uses of Radionuclides: Critical Comparison with Other Techniques. USAEC Report Conf-7lll0l, Goswitz F, Andrews G, Viamonte M (Eds), l, p. 43l l2. Blaufox MD: Nuclear Medicine and Renal Disease. Hospital Practice 7:ll44, l l3.

A review on the clinical uses of SPECT/CT the applications of SPECT/CT to other clinical disorders or malignant tumours is currently under extensive investigation, with encouraging results in. In comparison to other organ systems urine production and the serum creatinine are easy to measure and directly relate to renal excretory function.

Imaging Techniques in Critical Care Nephrology. Select Chapter 33 - Ultrasonography and Doppler Techniques we discuss the role of the radionuclides techniques in renal evaluation and the.

This chapter will focus primarily on the selection criteria, production, and the nuclear, physical, and chemical properties of therapeutic radionuclides, including those that are currently being. Detection of Intracardiac Shunts With Radionuclide Imaging Larry D.

Greenfield and Leslie R. Bennett Cardiac catheterization for the perform- ance of contrast angiography is accepted presently as method for the demonstration of intracardiac shunts in children and adults. The procedure is an essential part of the presurgical by:   Brand WN: Clinical value of bone scanning with fluorine, in Clinical Uses of Radionuclides: Critical Comparison With Other Techniques, publication CONF Oak Ridge, Tenn, US Atomic Energy Commission,pp Cited by: Title(s): Clinical uses of radionuclides; critical comparison with other techniques.

Proceedings of a symposium held at the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, NovemberSponsored by American College of Physicians and U. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research. This review presents an overview of the successes and challenges currently faced in alpha radionuclide therapy.

Alpha particles have an advantage in killing tumour cells as compared to beta or gamma radiation due to their short penetration depth and high linear energy transfer (LET). Touching briefly on the clinical successes of radionuclides emitting only one alpha particle, the main focus of Cited by:   The Cyclotron Production of Short-Lived Positron Emitting Radionuclides (Roel Wierts, Rudi A J O Dierckx and Anne M J Paans) An Introduction to Kinetic Modeling and Quantification and its Role in Drug Development (Antoon T M Willemsen and Anne M J Paans) Clinical Application of PET Imaging in the Lungs for Drug Development (Delphine L Chen).

Positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/ computed tomography (CT) are emerging as important imaging techniques and their popularity is growing within the medical fraternity.

Though PET has been a useful research tool for many decades its real growth into clinical applications has occurred in the last one decade or by: 8. The objective of this thesis was to investigate and develop a set of methods for accurate dose calculation that would be practical to implement into routine clinical use.

Towards this aim, a graphical user interface (GUI) was developed in order to handle the large body of data associated with internal dose calculations and to perform each step in the dose calculation procedure. Furthermore, an. Radioisotopes in medicine, nuclear medicine, the use of radioisotopes for diagnostics, radiation therapy, radiopharmaceuticals and other beneficial medical uses of nuclear technology.

Tens of millions of nuclear medicine procedures are performed each year, and demand for radioisotopes is increasing rapidly. Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of r medicine imaging, in a sense, is "radiology done inside out" or "endoradiology" because it records radiation emitting from within the body rather than radiation that is generated by external sources like addition, nuclear medicine scans differ ICDPCS: C.

This paper reviews some aspects and recent developments in the use of antibodies to target radionuclides for tumor imaging and therapy. While radiolabeled antibodies have been considered for many years in this context, only a few have reached the level of routine clinical use.

However, alternative radionuclides, with more appropriate physical properties, such as lutetium or copper, as Cited by: AJN The American Journal of Nursing.

Editor-in-Chief: Maureen Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN, FAAN. ISSN: X. Online ISSN: Frequency: 12 issues per year. Essentials of Neuroimaging for Clinical Practice is an all-in-one resource that explains how to use these powerful techniques to improve outcomes. It demystifies neuroimaging with clear, concise, and practical advice on using today's most advanced applications in the diagnostic workup of patients.

The global network of cyclotrons has expanded rapidly over the last decade. The bulk of its industrial potential is composed of small medical cyclotrons with a proton energy below 20 MeV for radionuclides production.

This review focuses on the recent developments of novel medical radionuclides produced by cyclotrons in the energy range of 3 MeV to 20 by: 7.Other typical gamma emitting radionuclides utilized in SPECT are I, 67 Ga and In.

The most common SPECT systems consist of a gamma camera with rotating NaI(Tl) detector modules located between the photomultipliers and collimators (Pb) (Figure 5), an on-line computer for acquisition and processing of data and a display system [ 62 ].Cited by: 3.