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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Nuclear Neuroimaging in Social Anxiety Disorder: 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. Assessment of the Right-to-Try Law: My library Help Advanced Book Search. The result is improved layout and readability compared with the all-black-and-white previous edition, in my opinion.

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Discussions of the newer dedicated cardiac SPECT and breast single-photon and PET scanners, which are becoming mainstream imaging devices, have been incorporated. Current Issue December59 This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color 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.


View graphical animations online at www. Simon Cherry, who contributes his cutting-edge knowledge in nuclear medicine instrumentation.

The new chapter, 19, begins with a brief discussion of the motivation for hybrid imaging. This Article First published May 15,doi: The content is essentially the same as in the previous edition, except for a new chapter on hybrid scanners.

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Box Houston, TX E-mail: This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color layout, as well as the latest information on instrumentation and technology. Online access provides navigation through the text and figures, animated illustrations of key concepts, chegry interactive calculators and graphs for several equations in the text.

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Physics in Nuclear Medicine. Elsevier Health SciencesFeb 14, – Medical – pages. Physics in Nuclear Medicine William D. The example problems and solutions on various topics found in the prior edition e. Sorenson, and Michael E. Downloading of the figures for use in presentations is enabled. Alert me to new issues of J Nucl Med.

The 7 appendices contain the same content as before unit conversions, properties of the elements, characteristics phyics 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.

Footnotes Published online May 15, Physics in Nuclear Medicine James A. Discover the technologies used in phelpx nuclear medicine imaging systems Fully grasp the process of emission computed tomography with advanced mathematical concepts presented in the appendices. Phelps – provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics underlying modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers.


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

Contents 1 What Is Nuclear Medicine? SorensonMichael E. 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.

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. Master the physics of nuclear medicine with thorough explanations of analytic equations and illustrative graphs to make them accessible. Physics in Nuclear Medicine Simon R.

Account Options Sign in. Utilize the extensive data in the day-to-day practice of nuclear medicine practice and research. Two significant new features of the fourth edition are the transition to color and access to an online version of the book via ExpertConsult.

Google Scholar Articles by Erwin, W. PubMed Articles by Erwin, W. CherryJames A. Navigate This Article Top Footnotes. Otherwise, nuclearr outline and order of the material are unchanged.

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