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Introduction to Nuclear Medicine

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The terms specific to nuclear medicine (NM) section will be displayed in italics when first mentioned, and the same abbreviations will be used from its first appearance to subsequent NM chapters. Only essential information is described in this book, but references to more detailed articles will be provided from publicly retrievable sources, including the Internet (e.g., Wikipedia) and medical journals.

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  • Isotope
  • Decay
  • Half-life
  • Radiopharmaceutical
  • Technetium
  • Scintillation
  • Gamma ray
  • Gamma probe
  • Gamma camera
  • Planar imaging
  • SPECT
  • PET

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Singh, H., Neutze, J.A., Enterline, J.R. (2015). Introduction to Nuclear Medicine. In: Singh, H., Neutze, J., Enterline, J. (eds) Radiology Fundamentals. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10362-4_7

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