An Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Second Edition
This atlas, the first edition of which won the 1989 Glaxo Prize for Medical Writing, has now been brought up to date to cover new techniques in the field. Every major body system is featured, along with coverage of SPECT for bone imaging; new ventilation images for lung imaging; cerebral perfusion imaging for the brain; the use of Tc MAG3 in the renal system; tomographic imaging of the heart; and the use of monoclonal antibodies in the diagnosis and treatment of tumours.
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24 hours abdomen abnormal angioplasty area of increased Assessment bilateral bladder blood flow bone scan Bone scan views brain scan carcinoma caused cell chest x-ray CLINICAL APPLICATIONS colloid confirmed coronary artery delayed diagnosis diastolic dilatation dmsa dmsa scan dtpa dtpa scan ejection fraction focal area function GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT gland goitre hmpao increased tracer uptake increased uptake injection investigation ischaemia kidney Left lateral left lobe Left posterior oblique left ventricle lesion liver scan Liver/spleen scan metastases mibg months multiple myocardial infarction nodule NORMAL SCANS obstruction octreotide pain parenchymal patient pelvis perfusion perfusion defects Perfusion lung scan pulmonary embolic radionuclide Radiopharmaceuticals reflux renal right kidney Right lateral right lobe Right posterior oblique scan appearances scan findings scan shows SCANS WITH VARIANTS seen shunt spect spine spleen stress study shows systolic T/A curve therapy thyroid scan tissue Transaxial tumour upper uptake of tracer VARIANTS AND ARTEFACTS vascular ventricular visualized washout WmTc