Nuclear Medical Imaging Systems


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Nuclear Medical Imaging Systems
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RADIO-ISOTOPES IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS Radio-isotopes are used in medicine both for therapeutic as well as diagnostic applications. In diagnostic practice, small amounts of radioactive chemicals, called 'tracers' (or radio-pharmaceuticals), are injected into an arm vein or administered through ingestion or inhalation. The amount of radioactivity at different points within the patient's body, or in body fluids, is then examined by radiation detectors. Using these detectors, the amount of radioactivity can be measured within p…
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Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Nuclear Medical Imaging Systems, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export