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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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. Footnotes Published online May 15, Assessment of the Right-to-Try Law: 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.

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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. Tap into the expertise of Dr. 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.


Chapters 20 and 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. Physics in Nuclear Medicine William Physcs.

An introductory chapter on what is nuclear medicine is followed by 5 chapters discussing the pertinent fundamental physics that underlies nuclear medicine basic atomic and nuclear physics, modes of radioactive decay, radioactivity, radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical production, and interaction of radiation with matter.

Box Houston, TX E-mail: Phelps Limited preview – Phelps Snippet view – CherryJames A. Phelps – provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics underlying modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers. Nuclear Neuroimaging in Social Anxiety Disorder: Services Email this article to a colleague Alert me when this article is cited Alert me if a correction is posted Similar articles in this journal Download to citation manager.

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Physics in Nuclear Medicine Simon R. Alert me to new issues of J Nucl Med. Navigate This Article Top Footnotes. Downloading of the figures for use in presentations is enabled. Discussions of the newer dedicated cardiac SPECT and breast single-photon and PET scanners, which are becoming mainstream imaging devices, have been incorporated. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color Physics in Nuclear Medicine – by Drs.

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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. Related Content Load related web page information. The example problems and solutions on various topics found in the prior edition e.


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This latest,edition is the fourth since the original publication in and brings up to date this now classic introductory text on physics of nuclear medicine. Current Issue December59 Physics in Nuclear Medicine. This Article Physicd published May 15,doi: PubMed Articles by Erwin, W. The new chapter, 19, begins with a brief discussion of the motivation for hybrid imaging.

Utilize the extensive data in the day-to-day practice of nuclear medicine practice and research. The perfect reference or textbook to comprehensively review physics principles in nuclear medicine. Master the physics of nuclear medicine with thorough explanations of analytic equations and illustrative graphs to make them accessible.

Google Scholar Articles by Erwin, W. Sorenson, and Michael E. Account Options Sign in. Two significant new features of the fourth edition are the transition to color and access to an online version of the book via ExpertConsult.

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