Summary: Written at the technologist level, Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation focuses on instruments essential to the practice of nuclear medicine. Covering everything from Geiger counters to positron emission tomography systems, this text provides students with an understanding of the practical aspects of these instruments and their uses in nuclear medicine. Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation is made up of four parts: bull; Small Instruments bull; Gamma Camera bull; Single Photon Emission Compu ...show moreted Tomography (SPECT) bull; Positron Emission Tomography (PET) By concentrating on the operation of these instruments and the potential pitfalls that they are subject to, students will be better prepared for what they may encounter during their career. Chapters include: Detectors ndash; Gas-Filled, Scintillation and Semiconductor; Image Characteristics ndash; SPECT, PET; Collimators; Radiation Measurements; and more. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 11
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