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Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine by G.B. Saha

Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine 



  • Gopal B. Saha 


  • Hardcover: 253 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 2 edition (March 5, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0387950214
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.3 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 pounds


Book Description 

Froma noted author comes this new edition for technologists, practitioners, residents, and students in radiology and nuclear medicine. Encompassing major topics in nuclear medicine from the basic physics of radioactive decay to instrumentation and radiobiology, it is an ideal review for Board and Registry examinations. New features in the Second Edition include: – various new scintillation and solid-state detectors – digital cameras and solid state digital cameras – elaborated description of nonuniformity and nonlinearity in images and gamma camera response to high count rates – updated description of image reconstruction using both filter backprojection and iterative methods – new chapter on computers and their use in nuclear medicine – new section on PET detectors and dual-head coincidence counters – additional information on internal dosimetry including cumulated activity, mean absorbed dose, and effective dose – expanded chapter on radiation biology including cancer risk from nuclear medicine studies – new NRC Regulations  

Book Info

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH. A text for technologists, practitioners, residents and students in radiology and nuclear medicine, presenting the advances in the field since 1993. Includes coverage of digital cameras, the use of computers in nuclear medicine, new NRC regulations, and other new material. Previous edition: c1993. DNLM: Nuclear Medicine.   


GET IT NOW, August 15, 2003

A must for Nuclear Medicine and Radiology residents.