Case-based Nuclear Medicine by Kevin J. Donohoe, Annick D. Van den Abbeele

By Kevin J. Donohoe, Annick D. Van den Abbeele

Praise for the 1st edition:

"Recommend[ed]...for beginners and masters alike. it's going to enhance the reader's breadth of data and talent to make sound medical decisions." - medical Nuclear Medicine

Ideal for self-assessment, the second one variation of Case-Based Nuclear Medicine has been absolutely up-to-date to mirror the most recent nuclear imaging expertise, together with state of the art cardiac imaging platforms and the newest on PET/CT.

Each bankruptcy is full of top of the range pictures that reveal the full-range of mostly encountered ailment manifestations as visible within the perform of nuclear medication. The lavishly illustrated situations start with the scientific presentation and a concise sufferer historical past via imaging findings, differential diagnoses, the definitive prognosis and follow-up details, a quick dialogue of the heritage for every analysis, and a listing of pearls and pitfalls.

Features:

  • Comprehensive assurance of every little thing from unmarried
    photon emission computed tomography to PET/CT imaging
  • Cases offered as 'unknowns' allow readers to
    advance their very own differential diagnoses - similar to at the examination
  • Over four hundred high-resolution photos, together with full-color
    PET/CT and cardiac scintigraphic pictures, rfile the instances
  • Numerous information, methods, pearls, and pitfalls spotlight
    key issues on the finish of every bankruptcy
  • A scratch-off code presents year of entry to
    RadCases, a searchable on-line database of 250 must-know nuclear medication situations

This undemanding atlas is an important source for all citizens and fellows
in radiology and nuclear medication as they overview for tests and get ready for rounds. Clinicians will locate the succinct presentation of circumstances a useful fast reference in day-by-day practice.

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5). Fig. 1 Technique • • • • • • A 20 mCi dose of 99mTc-MDP is administered intravenously. Flow images of the pelvis are obtained for 1 second per frame at the time of tracer injection in the anterior and posterior projections. ) A blood pool image is obtained for 3 minutes within 10 minutes of tracer injection. Whole-body images of the skeleton are obtained 3 hours after tracer administration. A 1024 × 256 matrix is used for whole-body images. Emphasize the importance of oral hydration to improve soft tissue and bladder clearance.

The patient was treated with appropriate antibiotic therapy for tuberculous sacroiliitis. 30 Case-Based Nuclear Medicine Fig. 8 Fig. 9 I Skeletal Scintigraphy 31 Discussion Three-phase skeletal scintigraphy is highly sensitive and specific for osteomyelitis if the plain radiograph is normal. The pattern most commonly seen is increased activity in all three phases of the study. Flow images are more difficult to interpret when the area in question, such as the spine or pelvis, overlies major vessels or vascular structures.

Uptake of bone imaging agents by diffuse pulmonary metastatic calcification. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1977;129(5):871–874 Case 6 Clinical Presentation An 84-year-old man presents with lower back pain (Figs. 3). Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Technique • • • • A 20 mCi dose of 99mTc-MDP is administered intravenously. Whole-body images of the skeleton are obtained 3 hours after tracer administration. A 1024 × 256 matrix is used for whole-body images. Emphasize the importance of oral hydration to improve soft tissue and bladder clearance.

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