Physics in Nuclear Medicine [James A. Sorenson, M.E. Phelps] on Simon R. Cherry, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering. Cherry, Sorenson, and Phelps’ Physics in Nuclear Medicine is perhaps the best- known textbook on the subject and continues to be the text of. PHYSICS in NUCLEAR. MEDICINE. FOURTH EDITION. Simon R. Cherry, PhD. Professor James A. Sorenson, PhD. Emeritus Michael E. Phelps, PhD.

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Discussions of the newer dedicated cardiac SPECT and breast mediine and PET scanners, which are becoming mainstream imaging devices, have been incorporated. Google Scholar Articles by Erwin, W.

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Simon Cherry, who contributes his cutting-edge knowledge in nuclear medicine instrumentation. Phelps – provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics underlying modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers. Online access provides navigation through the text and figures, animated illustrations of key concepts, and interactive calculators and graphs for several equations in the text. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Physics in Nuclear Medicine James A. The 7 appendices contain the same content as before unit conversions, properties of the elements, characteristics of various relevant radionuclides, relevant material mass attenuation coefficients, dose estimates for selected radiopharmaceuticals, and brief mathematic discussions of the commonly used Fourier transform and convolution techniques.


Master the physics of nuclear medicine with thorough explanations of analytic equations and illustrative graphs to make them accessible.

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Chapters 20 phelpz 21 introduce common digital image processing methods and tracer kinetic modeling and clinical applications, and the last 2 chapters discuss the radiation safety and protection aspects of nuclear medicine, namely MIRD-based internal dosimetry and health physics-related issues radioactive material handling and disposal, radiation exposure, shielding, monitoring, and protection regulations. Sorenson, and Michael E. Nuclear Neuroimaging in Social Anxiety Disorder: View graphical animations online at www.

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Related Content Load related web page information. Contents 1 What Is Nuclear Medicine? Alert me to new issues of J Nucl Med. With the release of the fourth edition, Physics in Nuclear Medicine continues to be a comprehensive and up-to-date nuclear medicine physics and instrumentation textbook, written in such a way as to be an appropriate introduction for both scientist and nonscientist nuclear medicine practitioners.

Discover the technologies used in state-of-the-art nuclear medicine imaging systems Fully grasp the process of emission computed tomography with advanced mathematical concepts presented in the appendices.

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Two significant new features of the fourth edition are the transition to color and access to an online version of the book via ExpertConsult. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color layout, as well as the latest information on instrumentation and technology. Phelps Limited preview – The perfect reference or textbook to comprehensively review physics principles in nuclear medicine.

Physics in Nuclear Medicine – by Drs. The new chapter, 19, begins with a brief discussion of the motivation for hybrid imaging.

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Nucleear in Nuclear Medicine William D. The next 5 chapters cover basic principles of radiation detectors and the associated electronics, nuclear counting and spectrometry, and performance issues and quality assurance related to radiation detection and measurement. Physics in Nuclear Medicine.

physcis Account Options Sign in. CherryJames A. This Article First published May 15,doi: Current Issue December59 This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color The example problems and solutions on various topics found in the prior edition e.

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