By Michael G. Stabin

ISBN-10: 1482245817

ISBN-13: 9781482245813

Simple rules of inner dosimetry calculations -- present anthropomorphic types for dosimetry (phantoms) -- Use of animal versions in inner dose calculations -- targeted dosimetry versions -- Dose calculations for diagnostic prescription drugs -- licensed radiopharmaceuticals -- present prescribed drugs utilized in nuclear drugs treatment -- the necessity for patient-individualized dosimetry in remedy -- Radiation biology Read more...

summary: easy rules of inner dosimetry calculations -- present anthropomorphic types for dosimetry (phantoms) -- Use of animal types in inner dose calculations -- distinct dosimetry types -- Dose calculations for diagnostic prescription drugs -- authorized radiopharmaceuticals -- present prescription drugs utilized in nuclear medication treatment -- the necessity for patient-individualized dosimetry in remedy -- Radiation biology -- destiny wishes and customers

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Mathematical Models and Specific Absorbed Fractions of Photon Energy in the Nonpregnant Adult Female and at the End of Each Trimester of Pregnancy. ORNL Report ORNL/TM 12907. Stabin MG. 1996. MIRDOSE: personal computer software for i­nternal dose assessment in nuclear medicine. J Nucl Med, 37(3), 538–546. Stabin MG. 2008. Fundamentals of Nuclear Medicine Dosimetry. Springer, New York, NY. Stabin MG, Kost SD, Segars WP, and Guilmette RA. 2015. Two ­realistic beagle models for dose assessment. Health Phys, 109(3), 198–204.

J Nucl Med, 42, 1563–1570. Snyder W. 1970. Estimates of absorbed fraction of energy from photon sources in body organs. In Medical Radionuclides: Radiation Dose and Effects, USAEC, pp. 33–50. Snyder W, Ford M, and Warner G. 1978. Estimates of Specific Absorbed Fractions for Photon Sources Uniformly Distributed in Various Organs of a Heterogeneous Phantom. MIRD Pamphlet No. 5, Revised. Society of Nuclear Medicine, New York, NY. Snyder W, Ford M, Warner G, and Watson S. 1975. “S,” Absorbed Dose Per Unit Cumulated Activity for Selected Radionuclides and Organs.

2003) used MR images of a female athymic mouse to develop realistic models of the ­kidneys, spleen, and liver, and calculated self-dose and cross-dose S values for the organs. Stabin et al. (2006) manually segmented the micro-CT images of a mouse and rat, and developed specific absorbed fractions for photon and electron sources in the animal organs and dose factors for several source and target regions. Padilla et al. (2008) developed a canine voxel model for use in dosimetry, from a whole-body multislice CT data set.

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