Physics in Nuclear Medicine [James A. Sorenson, M.E. Phelps] on Simon R. Cherry, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering. Cherry, Sorenson, and Phelps’ Physics in Nuclear Medicine is perhaps the best- known textbook on the subject and continues to be the text of. PHYSICS in NUCLEAR. MEDICINE. FOURTH EDITION. Simon R. Cherry, PhD. Professor James A. Sorenson, PhD. Emeritus Michael E. Phelps, PhD.

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The new chapter, 19, begins with a brief discussion of the motivation for hybrid imaging. View graphical animations online at www.

Phelps – provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics phgsics modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers. Assessment of the Right-to-Try Law: The 7 appendices contain the same content un before unit conversions, properties of the elements, characteristics of various relevant radionuclides, relevant material mass attenuation coefficients, dose estimates for selected radiopharmaceuticals, and brief mathematic discussions of the commonly used Fourier transform and convolution techniques.

Physics in Nuclear Medicine James A. Physics in Nuclear Medicine – by Drs. Physics in Nuclear Medicine. Simon Cherry, who contributes his cutting-edge knowledge in nuclear medicine instrumentation. Nuclear Neuroimaging in Social Anxiety Disorder: Online access provides navigation through the text and figures, animated illustrations of key concepts, and interactive calculators and graphs for several equations in the text.

Discussions of the newer dedicated cardiac SPECT and breast single-photon and PET scanners, which are becoming mainstream imaging devices, have been incorporated. Master the physics of nuclear medicine with thorough explanations of analytic equations and illustrative graphs to make them accessible.


Elsevier Health Sciences Amazon. The next 5 chapters cover basic principles of radiation detectors and the associated electronics, nuclear counting and spectrometry, and performance issues and quality assurance related to radiation detection and measurement.

Phelps Limited preview – PubMed Articles by Erwin, W. Box Houston, TX E-mail: Two significant new features of the fourth edition are the transition to color and access to an online version of the book via ExpertConsult.

Contents 1 What Is Nuclear Medicine? Chapters 20 and 21 introduce common digital image processing methods and tracer kinetic modeling and clinical applications, and the last 2 chapters discuss the radiation safety and protection aspects of nuclear medicine, namely MIRD-based internal dosimetry and health physics-related issues radioactive material handling and disposal, radiation exposure, shielding, monitoring, and protection regulations.

The example problems and solutions on various topics found in the prior edition e. Alert me to new issues of J Nucl Med. Services Email this article to a colleague Alert me when this article is cited Alert me if a correction is posted Similar articles in this journal Download to citation manager. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color layout, as well as the latest information on instrumentation and technology. The content is essentially the same as in the previous edition, except for a new chapter on hybrid scanners.

Physics in Nuclear Medicine

Discover the technologies used in state-of-the-art nuclear medicine imaging sorensson Fully grasp the process of emission computed tomography with advanced mathematical concepts presented in the appendices. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color This latest,edition is the fourth since the original publication in and brings up to date this now classic introductory text on physics of nuclear medicine.


Navigate This Article Top Footnotes. Phelps Snippet view – Downloading of the figures for use in presentations is enabled. Elsevier Health SciencesFeb 14, – Medical – pages. Tap into nuc,ear expertise of Dr.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Search for related content. An introductory chapter on what is nuclear medicine is followed by 5 chapters discussing the pertinent fundamental physics that underlies nuclear medicine basic atomic and nuclear physics, modes of radioactive decay, radioactivity, radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical production, and interaction of radiation with matter.

Sorenson, and Michael E. The perfect reference or textbook to comprehensively review physics principles in nuclear medicine.

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Physics in Nuclear Medicine

Physics in Nuclear Medicine Simon R. CherryJames A. Footnotes Published online May 15, With the release of the fourth edition, Physics in Nuclear Medicine continues to be a comprehensive and up-to-date nuclear medicine physics and instrumentation textbook, written in such a way as to be an appropriate introduction for both scientist and srenson nuclear medicine practitioners.

Current Issue December59 Otherwise, the outline and order of the material are unchanged. The result is improved layout and readability compared with the all-black-and-white previous edition, in my opinion. Account Options Sign in.