Basics of PET Imaging

Physics, Chemistry, and Regulations

Authors: Saha, Gopal B.

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This revised edition of Basics of PET Imaging presents an unparalleled text on the basics of PET imaging technology. Distinguished author, Dr. Gopal B. Saha, has updated his previous bestselling work with concise chapters on PET fundamentals, including:

  • Basic physics
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition
  • Production of PET radionuclides
  • Performance characteristics of PET scanners
  • Regulatory and reimbursement issues

To maximize understanding, and to help technologists and residents prepare for board exams, chapters include pertinent basic science and equations along with sample problems and practice questions. The remarkable combination of Dr. Saha’s brevity and clarity of content once again makes this edition an ideal reference book for nuclear medicine professionals interested in the basics of PET imaging.

Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition:

“This book, revised to reflect the growth in PET and PET/CT imaging, presents concepts at a basic level designed to help nuclear medicine professionals in their training and preparation for board certification. … It is meant as a preparatory guide for physicians … . The author is a world expert on radiopharmacy. … This second edition has been extensively revised to update information on detectors, scanners, and data collection. … The book is relatively inexpensive and covers the subject at the basic level very well.” (Dean W. Broga, Doody’s Review Service, November, 2010)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Basics of PET Imaging
Book Subtitle
Physics, Chemistry, and Regulations
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-0805-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-0805-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8471-5
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 241
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