by Munir Ghesani
Nuclear Medicine is a medical specialty involving the use of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This book is a compilation of cases in nuclear medicine which represent the rapid advancement of the field in recent years.
The book is comprised of 168 cases, spread across three sections; General Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and PET-CT (positron emission tomography-computed tomography). The first section includes a brief history with each case, followed by findings, main teaching points, and a list of references. The second section includes expert guidance on indications for nuclear cardiology procedures, specification of tests, and interpretation of results using the latest techniques and procedures. The PET-CT section organises cases by level of difficulty.
Nuclear Medicine contains 193 images, enhancing this essential guide for students of nuclear medicine. This book is written by Munir Ghesani, Assistant Professor of Radiology at the NYU Langone Medical Centre in New York, ensuring authoritative content throughout.