An internationally recognized team of editors and contributors present an authoritative, state-of-the-art reference on nuclear medicine and its clinical applications. They focus on helping the reader to solve the challenges encountered in day-to-day practice, including image interpretation, image optimization techniques, and pitfalls in image acquisition and interpretation. Over 4,400 illustrations, 803 in full color, comprise a comprehensive visual guide to interpretation. This new edition also incorporates three brand-new, full-color atlases-PET and PET/CT, SPECT and SPECT/CT, and a PET brain atlas-as well as many new full-color images (more than 800 in all)!
Completely revised and thoroughly updated throughout, the 3rd Edition encompasses of all of the latest advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic modalities available for cancer, heart disease, neurologic disorders, and trauma as well as other diseases, both common and rare.
Features over 4,400 high quality images depicting a full range of both common and rare diseases and abnormalities.
Emphasizes how to perform and interpret a test rather than the technical aspects of the procedure, and focuses on how to solve the diagnostic problems that occur in day-to-day practice.
Addresses practical considerations such as image interpretation, image optimization techniques, and pitfalls in image acquisition, and interpretation.
Offers state-of-the art global perspectives from an international team of editors and authors.
New to this Edition
Provides completely revised and thoroughly up-to-date coverage in every chapter.
Introduces a new co-editor-Dr Sam Gambhir, who provides new perspectives on the field's hottest developments.
Presents expanded coverage of tumor diagnosis and therapy
107 Radiopharmaceuticals: their intrarenal handling and localization
108 Dynamic static renal imaging
109 Quantitative evaluation of clearance
110 Measurement and interpretation of renal transit times
111 The role of PET in renal nuclear medicine
112 Renal infection
113 Pediatric aspects of radionuclides in nephrourology
114 Nuclear medicine in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of obstructive uropathy
115 Vascular disorders, with emphasis on hypertension
116 Renal failure
117 Space-occupying lesions and trauma
118 Renal transplant evaluation
119 The genital tract
Sction 8: Basic sciences
120 Fundamental molecular/cell biology
121 Radioisotope production
124 Basic physics and detection of radiation
125 Nuclear medicine imaging instrumentation
126 Nuclear medicine computers: Basic principles
127 Nuclear medicine computers: Applications
128 Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
129 Positron emission tomography (PET)
130 Primer on molecular imaging
131 Radiation protection and dosimetry in clinical practice
132 Clinical decision making: an introductory, quantitative approach to diagnostic investigations
133 ecision analysis fundamentals
By Peter J. Ell, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCR, FRCP, Professor of Nuclear Medicine, University College London, London, UK; and Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD , Director, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS); Professor of Radiology and Bio-X Program; Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
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"The new third edition of this textbook is unquestionably the ultimate reference book of this evolving specialty...I recommend 'Nuclear Medicine in Clinical Diagnosis & Treatment' as the definitive reference for the practice of clinical nuclear medicine." JAMA March 2005 p.1267