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By Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

Nuclear medication is a vital part of smooth medication that are supposed to be everyday to all scientific scholars and execs in numerous overall healthiness care disciplines. This easy-to-use publication is designed to acquaint readers with the elemental rules of nuclear medication, the instrumentation used, the gamut of techniques to be had, and the root for choosing particular diagnostic or healing tactics and examining effects. After an introductory bankruptcy at the background, technical foundation, and scope of nuclear drugs, a sequence of chapters are dedicated to the appliance of nuclear medication suggestions within the diverse physique structures. furthermore, using nuclear medication equipment inside of oncology is punctiliously tested, masking analysis, staging, overview of therapy reaction, radiotherapy making plans, and the sentinel node process. The ebook concludes with a bankruptcy dedicated to nuclear drugs remedy. This sensible and up to date consultant to nuclear drugs is perfect for newbies and also will support pros who have to retrieve worthy info quickly.

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4 Clinical Uses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Dynamic Renal Scintigraphy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Static Renal Scintigraphy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Vesicoureteral Reflux Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Scrotal Imaging . . . . . . . . . . . .

4 Detection of Gastroesophageal Reflux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Evaluation of Gastric Emptying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Localization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Diagnosis of Meckel’s Diverticulum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Inflammatory Bowel Disease . . . . . . . . . 9 Diagnosis of Hepatic Hemangioma .

H. 1 Introduction Several scintigraphic imaging procedures are being used to diagnose and follow-up gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary conditions. These functional studies provide information that are complementary to those of the morphologic studies and may not be demonstrated by them. The following is a brief discussion of the most common procedures. 3 Evaluation of Esophageal Transit Time Radionuclide esophageal transit study is sensitive in detecting esophageal disorders and its involvement in certain systemic disorders.

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