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Presentation and perception of risk-benefit in radionuclide imaging.

Kenneth Graham Holmes

Presentation and perception of risk-benefit in radionuclide imaging.

by Kenneth Graham Holmes

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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Modular Msc dissertation.

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This Review examines the pros and cons of screening for coronary heart disease in asymptomatic subjects with diabetes. At present, there is insufficient evidence of clinical benefit to justify. This timely overview of dose, benefit, and risk in medical imaging explains to readers how to apply this information for informed decision-making that improves patient outcomes. The chapters cover patient and physician perspectives, referral guidelines, appropriateness criteria, and quantifying medical imaging benefits. The authors have included essential discussion about radiologic physics in.

In Medical Radionuclide Imaging Vol. II (IAEA Vienna) p. Google Scholar Sharp P.F., Chesser R.B. and Mallard J.R. () The influence of picture element size on the quality of clinical radionuclide images Phys. Med. Biol. 27, CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: P. F. Sharp. Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the physician should be able to: Discuss the risks, benefits, and technical aspects of radionuclide lung scans during pregnancy. Estimate the dose of radiation to the fetus from a technetium VQ scan and discuss alterations in the test during pregnancy.

This paper “The Role of Nuclear Medicine in Hyperthyroidism” reveals that radionuclide imaging is an important diagnostic modality in the workup of hyperthyroid disorders, but despite that, in some cases, the diagnostic yield is better with ultrasonography or PET scanning. Objectives of medical imaging. Author(s): B.S. Worthington Source: IEE Proceedings A (Physical Science, Measurement and Instrumentation, Management and Education, Reviews), Volume , Issue 2, p. 98 –; DOI: /ip-a Type: Article + Show details-Hide details p. 98 – (3) Central to the western model of medicine is the concept of specific identifiable diseases, and.


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