Role of Current Good Manufacturing Practices in Establishment of Quality Assurance for in-House Radiopharmaceuticals

  • Thomas E. Boothe
  • Ali M. Emran


The ultimate goal of any facility involved in the preparation of radiopharmaceuticals should be the generation of products that are safe and effective. Although this is a fairly obvious statement and almost all nuclear medicine personnel and radiopharmaceutical chemists would affirm that they do this, they cannot always prove their assertion; the failure is evidenced by a lack of sufficient data, lack of proper validation, or lack of documentation.


Good Manufacturing Practice United States Pharmacopeia Positron Emission Tomographic Plastic Test Tube Radiopharmaceutical Preparation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas E. Boothe
    • 1
  • Ali M. Emran
    • 2
  1. 1.Cyclotron/Radiochemistry and Nuclear Pharmacy, Division of Nuclear MedicineMount Sinai Medical CenterMiami BeachUSA
  2. 2.Positron Diagnostic and Research CenterThe University of Texas Houston Health Science CenterHoustonUSA

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