Nuclear Medicine in Infectious Diseases

  • Alberto Signore
  • Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alfred O. Ankrah, Philip H. Elsinga
    Pages 19-35
  3. Sveva Auletta, Thomas Q. Christensen, Søren Hess
    Pages 37-59
  4. Lazzeri Elena
    Pages 105-117
  5. Alberto Signore, Carmelo D’Arrigo, Chiara Lauri
    Pages 119-132
  6. Chiara Lauri, Maurizio Taurino, Alberto Signore
    Pages 133-144
  7. Chiara Lauri, Luigi Uccioli, Alberto Signore
    Pages 145-160
  8. P. A. Erba, M. Sollini, R. Zanca, A. Marciano, S. Vitali, F. Bartoli et al.
    Pages 161-197
  9. Ilse J. E. Kouijzer, Chantal P. Bleeker-Rovers, Lioe-Fee de Geus-Oei
    Pages 199-211
  10. Barbara Juarez Amorim, Benedikt Michael Schaarschmidt, Johannes Grueneisen, Shahein Tajmir, Lale Umutlu, Alberto Signore et al.
    Pages 213-235
  11. Ismaheel O. Lawal, Mike M. Sathekge
    Pages 237-257
  12. Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans
    Pages 259-279

About this book


This book is designed as a reference manual that is exceptional in systematically discussing every aspect of nuclear medicine imaging of infections, with careful explanation of the most up-to-date concepts and recent guidelines on diagnostic flowcharts as shared between the EANM, ESR, ESNR, ESCMID, ESC, EACVI, ECCO, ESGAR and EBJIS. It is truly comprehensive, describing all methods, all acquisition parameters, and all interpretation criteria in all infectious diseases. The early chapters discuss currently available radiopharmaceuticals and nuclear medicine imaging technologies, including the hybrid modalities SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and PET/MRI. The remainder of the book is devoted to the nuclear medicine imaging of infections at different body sites as well as fever of unknown origin, fungal infections, and tuberculosis and AIDS-associated infections. Infections represent a real emergency globally, and early diagnosis and treatment follow-up will continue to pose huge challenges. In this context, Nuclear Medicine in Infectious Diseases will be a superb asset for nuclear medicine and infectious disease specialists and other clinicians everywhere.


Infections SPECT imaging PET imaging SPECT/CT PET/CT PET/MRI Acquisition and interpretation protocols Soft tissue infections Peripheral bone and sternal wound infections Spine infections Prosthetic joint infections Vascular graft infections Diabetic foot infections Infection of cardiovascular implantable devices and endocarditis Fever of unknown origin Abdominal infection/inflammation Lung infections Imaging tuberculosis and AIDS associated infections Imaging fungal infections and therapy follow-up Nuclear Medicine in Infectious Diseases

Editors and affiliations

  • Alberto Signore
    • 1
  • Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear MedicineSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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