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Nuclear Medicine in Tropical and Infectious Diseases


Part of the Developments in Nuclear Medicine book series (DNUM, volume 34)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. F. J. H. N. Braga, A. Ruffino Netto
    Pages 1-20
  3. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 21-28
  4. B. van Heerden, F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 29-35
  5. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 37-38
  6. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 39-44
  7. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 45-50
  8. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 51-69
  9. A. J. Moreno
    Pages 71-74
  10. A. J. Moreno
    Pages 75-82
  11. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 83-84
  12. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 85-91
  13. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 93-95
  14. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 97-100
  15. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 101-110
  16. M. V. Simões, A. O. Pintya, A. B. Figueiredo, J. A. Marin Neto
    Pages 111-122
  17. R. B. Oliveira, L. E. A. Troncon, R. O. Dantas
    Pages 123-127
  18. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 129-135
  19. A. C. Santos, F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 137-140
  20. F. J. H. N. Braga
    Pages 141-144

About this book


"More than half of the world's population is at risk of the tropical diseases malaria, leprosy, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, Chagas' disease, African trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis and half a billion are infected with at least one of these diseases". J. H. F. Remme, World Health Organisation, 1993. "If it is true that science is not limited by frontiers and all research Institutions then belong to mankind, so it is natural for each Institution to be responsible for the problems of those who live in the geographic area under its influence. There are no specific aspects concerning physical, chemical or philosophical concepts and facts, but specificity does exist concerning geology, sociology and pathology. It is the duty of each Institution to study the particular aspects concerning its geographic region, as missing links of the chain of universal knowledge may be found there." H. L. de Oliveira, fonner Rector of the University ofSiio Paulo, 1967. "Nuclear Medicine is cost effective, especially in the developing countries. ( ... ).


Schistosomiasis antibiotics bacteria fungal infection infection infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and Mathematicsthe Ribeirão Preto School of Philosophy and ScienceRibeirão PretoBrazil
  2. 2.the Araraquara Oncology CentreSanta Casa de MisericórdiaAraraquaraBrazil
  3. 3.São Lucas HospitalRibeirão PretoBrazil
  4. 4.René Descartes School of MedicineUniversity of Paris VParisFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Nuclear Medicine in Tropical and Infectious Diseases
  • Editors Francisco José H.N. Braga
  • Series Title Developments in Nuclear Medicine
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4020-7191-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4613-5431-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-1179-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 262
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Infectious Diseases
    Nuclear Medicine
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