Nuclear Medicine Technology: Procedures and Quick Reference

Nuclear Medicine Technology: Procedures and Quick Reference

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By (author) Pete Shackett

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Paperback | 576 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 272mm x 33mm | 1,315g
  • Publication date: 14 January 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0781774500
  • ISBN 13: 9780781774505
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 25
  • Sales rank: 1,032,347

Product description

Completely updated with the latest advances in imaging technology, this quick-reference manual is the only procedures guide specifically geared to nuclear medicine technologists. It provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for 61 scan procedures, including listings of possible artifacts and problems that may arise during each scan. An extensive quick-reference section includes conversion tables, radiopharmaceutical dose ranges, pediatric dosing, anatomical drawings, standard drug interventions, lab tests, language translations, thyroid therapy information, and reproducible patient history sheets for 20 scans.

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NMT Program Manager , Larry Gibson -- "It is an awesome book which I have highly recommend to my students, and plan to make a required text next Fall Term. I appreciate your dedication and contribution to the field of Nuclear Medicine." Program Director and Chief Instructor, Nuclear Medicine Program, Methodist University Hospital Schools of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences, Nancy Clifton, RT, CNMT -- "As you can imagine I get a fair amount of calls from alumni, peers, etc. wanting to know what is the 'latest and greatest' book they should have in their departments. Hands down I will be recommending your Second Edition as the one they 'ought to buy', as I believe it is a balanced text and can serve as an excellent departmental guide - especially for those procedures not performed on a routine basis. Plus, as we all are faced with increasing 'multi-cultural' language issues, the book continues to be a vital resource as we all work to improve our 'patient teaching'." Retired Professor of Nuclear Medicine , Max H. Lombardi -- "A close and thorough examination of the book indicates that it is an excellent source of detailed and up-to-date information on Nuclear Medicine procedures as they are applied today in the U.S. The book is definitely a good reference for practicing physicians, NM technologists, as well as teachers and students in NMT programs across the country. I appreciate the book's organization in alphabetical order rather than in the classic organ systems way. The alphabetical approach makes it easier to find any procedure instantly. In conclusion, the book is a valuable contribution to the field of Nuclear Medicine."

Table of contents

SCANS Adrenocortical Scan Adrenal Medulla: Pheochromocytoma Scan (mIBG) Angiography Bone Density Bone Marrow Study Bone Scan Brain Scan/Death (Brain Flow) Brain SPECT Breath Test: PYtest(R) 14C-urea Breath Test Cardiac: First Pass Cardiac: MUGA & MUGA-X Cardiac: Myocardial Infarction (MI Scan) Cardiac: Resting Study (Perfusion) Cardiac: Stress Test (Perfusion) Cisternography Cystography (Voiding Cystourethrogram; Direct & Indirect) Dacryoscintigraphy DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis): Venography Esophageal Transit Time Gallium Scan Gastric Emptying Gastroesophageal Reflux Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scan HIDA (Hepatobiliary or Gallbladder) Scan LeVeen/Denver Shunt Patency Liver SPECT (Hepatic Hemangioma) Liver/Spleen Scan Lung Perfusion Lung Transmission Lung Ventilation (Gas & Aerosol) Lymphoscintigraphy Meckel's Diverticulum NeutroSpec(R) Octreoscan(R) Parathyroid Scan Positron Emission Tomography (PET): An Overview PET Brain PET Cardiac PET Oncology Plasma Volume Measurement (I-125 Albumin) Prostascint(R) Scan Red Blood Cell Volume (Cr-51 RBC's) Renal: Cortical Imaging (DMSA) Renal: Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR-DTPA) Renal: Tubular Function (Baseline Renogram, Captopril, ERPF) Salivary Gland Scan Schilling Test Scintimammography SPECT & Hybrid Imaging: An Overview Testicular Scan Therapy: Bexxar Therapy: Bone Pain (Palliation) Therapy: Intra-articular (Joint) Therapy: Intracavitary (Serosal) Therapy: Polycythemia Vera Therapy: Zevalin Thyroid: Ablation Thyroid: Ectopic (Substernal) Scan Thyroid: Hyperthyroid Therapy (