nuclear medicine

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Summary: A specialty field of radiology concerned with diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative use of radioactive compounds in a pharmaceutical form.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi OLINDA/EXM: the second-generation personal computer software for internal dose assessment in nuclear medicine
    Michael G Stabin
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37232 2675, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:1023-7. 2005
  2. ncbi White paper of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) on multimodality imaging
    Angelika Bischof Delaloye
    Service de Medecine Nucleaire, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:1147-51. 2007
  3. ncbi Radiologic and nuclear medicine studies in the United States and worldwide: frequency, radiation dose, and comparison with other radiation sources--1950-2007
    Fred A Mettler
    Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Radiology 253:520-31. 2009
  4. ncbi Effective doses in radiology and diagnostic nuclear medicine: a catalog
    Fred A Mettler
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, New Mexico Veterans Administration Healthcare System, 1501 San Pedro Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Radiology 248:254-63. 2008
  5. ncbi In vivo biodistribution of stem cells using molecular nuclear medicine imaging
    Mick M Welling
    Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Laboratories Leiden, Section Nuclear Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Cell Physiol 226:1444-52. 2011
  6. ncbi The molecular imaging approach to image infections and inflammation by nuclear medicine techniques
    Alberto Signore
    Medicina Nucleare, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Ospedale S Andrea, University of Rome Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Ann Nucl Med 25:681-700. 2011
  7. ncbi Minimizing and communicating radiation risk in pediatric nuclear medicine
    Frederic H Fahey
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:1240-51. 2011
  8. ncbi Recommendations on the use of 18F-FDG PET in oncology
    James W Fletcher
    Department of Radiology, Indiana Purdue University, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5253, USA
    J Nucl Med 49:480-508. 2008
  9. ncbi Nuclear medicine studies of the prostate, testes, and bladder
    Suman Jana
    Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 36:51-72. 2006
  10. ncbi Small-animal preclinical nuclear medicine instrumentation and methodology
    Douglas J Rowland
    Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 38:209-22. 2008

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  1. ncbi OLINDA/EXM: the second-generation personal computer software for internal dose assessment in nuclear medicine
    Michael G Stabin
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37232 2675, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:1023-7. 2005
    ..The OLINDA/EXM version 1.0 personal computer code was created as a replacement for the widely used MIRDOSE3.1 code. This paper documents the basic function of the code and how it is similar to and different from the MIRDOSE software...
  2. ncbi White paper of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) on multimodality imaging
    Angelika Bischof Delaloye
    Service de Medecine Nucleaire, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:1147-51. 2007
    New multimodality imaging systems bring together anatomical and molecular information and require the competency and accreditation of individuals from both nuclear medicine and radiology.
  3. ncbi Radiologic and nuclear medicine studies in the United States and worldwide: frequency, radiation dose, and comparison with other radiation sources--1950-2007
    Fred A Mettler
    Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Radiology 253:520-31. 2009
    ..United States in 2006, about 377 million diagnostic and interventional radiologic examinations and 18 million nuclear medicine examinations were performed...
  4. ncbi Effective doses in radiology and diagnostic nuclear medicine: a catalog
    Fred A Mettler
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, New Mexico Veterans Administration Healthcare System, 1501 San Pedro Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Radiology 248:254-63. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide a compilation of effective doses for radiologic and nuclear medicine procedures...
  5. ncbi In vivo biodistribution of stem cells using molecular nuclear medicine imaging
    Mick M Welling
    Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Laboratories Leiden, Section Nuclear Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Cell Physiol 226:1444-52. 2011
    ..In addition, we evaluate current problems and directions related to stem cell tracking using radiolabels, including a possible role for their clinical implementation...
  6. ncbi The molecular imaging approach to image infections and inflammation by nuclear medicine techniques
    Alberto Signore
    Medicina Nucleare, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Ospedale S Andrea, University of Rome Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Ann Nucl Med 25:681-700. 2011
    ..b>Nuclear medicine techniques, by contrast, allow the in vivo detection in humans of different physiologic and pathologic ..
  7. ncbi Minimizing and communicating radiation risk in pediatric nuclear medicine
    Frederic H Fahey
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:1240-51. 2011
    The value of pediatric nuclear medicine is well established. Pediatric patients are referred to nuclear medicine from nearly all pediatric specialties including urology, oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, and orthopedics...
  8. ncbi Recommendations on the use of 18F-FDG PET in oncology
    James W Fletcher
    Department of Radiology, Indiana Purdue University, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5253, USA
    J Nucl Med 49:480-508. 2008
    ..Outcomes of interest included the use of (18)F-FDG PET for diagnosing, staging, and detecting the recurrence or progression of cancer...
  9. ncbi Nuclear medicine studies of the prostate, testes, and bladder
    Suman Jana
    Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 36:51-72. 2006
    ..b>Nuclear medicine studies also have been used to evaluate acute scrotum and testicular neoplasms...
  10. ncbi Small-animal preclinical nuclear medicine instrumentation and methodology
    Douglas J Rowland
    Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 38:209-22. 2008
    ..b>Nuclear medicine encompasses 2 technologies--single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission ..
  11. ncbi Nuclear medicine pioneer, Hal O. Anger, 1920-2005
    Eleanore Tapscott
    J Nucl Med Technol 33:250-3. 2005
  12. ncbi Questionnaire survey of hospitals in Saitama Prefecture regarding the shortage of 99mTc-labeled radiopharmaceuticals and 99Mo/99mTc generators
    Shigeru Kosuda
    Department of Radiology, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 24:319-23. 2010
    ..conducted at all 32 hospitals in Saitama Prefecture to investigate the current difficult situation in terms of nuclear medicine management in the face of the (99m)Tc shortage due to insufficient supply, and 29 hospitals (90.6%) replied.
  13. ncbi Status of and trends in nuclear medicine in the United States
    Dominique Delbeke
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:24S-8S. 2011
    b>Nuclear medicine in the United States has grown because of advances in technology, including hybrid imaging, the introduction of new radiopharmaceuticals for diagnosis and therapy, and the development of molecular imaging based on the ..
  14. ncbi Radioimmunotherapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: opinions of nuclear medicine physicians and radiation oncologists
    Niklaus G Schaefer
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0817, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:830-8. 2011
    ..the opinions and patterns of the use of radioimmunotherapy by nuclear physicians, affiliated researchers, nuclear medicine technologists, and radiation oncologists and aims to identify possible barriers to the use of this promising ..
  15. ncbi A model and reference data for retrospective dose assessment of organ doses (red bone marrow, lymphatic system) in diagnostic radiography and nuclear medicine, 1946-1995
    H von Boetticher
    Institute for Radiology, Klinikum Links der Weser, Bremen, Germany
    Health Phys 92:315-31. 2007
    Retrospective dosimetry for radiologic and nuclear medicine examinations has been a challenge both for individual patients and in epidemiologic studies...
  16. ncbi Current research in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging: highlights of the 23rd Annual EANM Congress
    Ignasi Carrio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:378-99. 2011
    The most recent research developments in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging were presented at the 2010 Annual Congress of the EANM...
  17. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of nuclear medicine imaging in protein losing enteropathy : systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature
    Maryam Khalesi
    Departments of Pediatrics, Ghaem Medical Center, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Mashhad, Iran
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 76:413-22. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed the available literature regarding the accuracy of scintigraphy using Tc-99m or In-111 labeled proteins for diagnosis of PLE...
  18. ncbi Role of nuclear medicine in the management of cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Tarik Z Belhocine
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nucl Med 47:957-67. 2006
    ..In the last decade, nuclear medicine techniques, such as lymphoscintigraphy-directed lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy and (18)F-FDG ..
  19. ncbi Molecular-genetic imaging: a nuclear medicine-based perspective
    Ronald G Blasberg
    Departments of Neurology and Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Box 52, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Mol Imaging 1:280-300. 2002
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  20. ncbi Optical imaging as an expansion of nuclear medicine: Cerenkov-based luminescence vs fluorescence-based luminescence
    Patrick T K Chin
    Interventional Molecular Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1283-91. 2013
    ..With this tutorial review we intend to clarify the differences between the two approaches and highlight the clinical potential of hybrid imaging during image-guided surgery applications. ..
  21. ncbi Bacterial infection probes and imaging strategies in clinical nuclear medicine and preclinical molecular imaging
    Todd A Sasser
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Curr Top Med Chem 13:479-87. 2013
    ..The review of preclinical infection imaging probes is limited to those probes that could be feasibly adapted for use in humans with currently available clinical modalities...
  22. ncbi Functional imaging of inflammatory diseases using nuclear medicine techniques
    Sandip Basu
    Radiation Medicine Center BARC, Tata Memorial Hospital Annex, Mumbai, India
    Semin Nucl Med 39:124-45. 2009
    ..Therefore, functional imaging, led by FDG-PET imaging, is likely to play an increasingly critical role in assessing inflammatory disorders of known and unknown etiologies, and will improve their management immensely in the future...
  23. ncbi PET/CT: nuclear medicine imaging in the future
    Katrine Ahlström Riklund
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Diagnostic Radiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 139:8-11. 2010
    b>Nuclear medicine has evolved from the use of radioiodine compounds to visualise thyroid function to the use of radiopharmaceuticals that can visualise complicated intracellular molecular functions with very high sensitivity in order to be ..
  24. ncbi Nuclear medicine tests for acute gastrointestinal conditions
    Thomas W Allen
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 43:88-101. 2013
    Acute cholecystitis (AC) and lower-gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding are 2 emergencies commonly encountered in nuclear medicine. Evidence of AC on hepatobiliary scintigraphy (HBS) allows for confident diagnosis and provides support for ..
  25. ncbi Functional lung assessment with radionuclides in paediatric respiratory diseases: a useful, underutilized test in nuclear medicine?
    Shaunak Navalkissoor
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
    Nucl Med Commun 31:896-902. 2010
    ..We report a summary of the current indications of VQ scans in paediatrics corroborated by our own experience as a paediatric tertiary referral centre...
  26. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in modern therapy of cancer
    Gabriela Kramer-Marek
    Division of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Tumour Biol 33:629-40. 2012
    b>Nuclear medicine is a multidisciplinary field that develops and uses instrumentation and tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to study physiological processes and noninvasively diagnose, stage, and treat diseases...
  27. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis of common and specific diabetic infections
    Nikolaos Papanas
    Outpatient Clinic of Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 13:150-7. 2010
    ..b>Nuclear medicine is also useful in the diagnosis and follow-up of specific infections in diabetes like, malignant external ..
  28. ncbi Nuclear medicine and infection detection: the relative effectiveness of imaging with 111In-oxine-, 99mTc-HMPAO-, and 99mTc-stannous fluoride colloid-labeled leukocytes and with 67Ga-citrate
    Davina K Hughes
    School of Medical Radiation Sciences, University of Sydney, C42, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Nucl Med Technol 31:196-201; quiz 203-4. 2003
    ..As an established infection-imaging modality, nuclear medicine plays a vital health-care role in the diagnosis and subsequent effective treatment of this condition...
  29. ncbi Microfluidic labeling of biomolecules with radiometals for use in nuclear medicine
    Tobias D Wheeler
    Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1206 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Lab Chip 10:3387-96. 2010
    Radiometal-based radiopharmaceuticals, used as imaging and therapeutic agents in nuclear medicine, consist of a radiometal that is bound to a targeting biomolecule (BM) using a bifunctional chelator (BFC)...
  30. ncbi Appropriate use criteria for amyloid PET: a report of the Amyloid Imaging Task Force, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, and the Alzheimer's Association
    Keith A Johnson
    Department of Radiology and Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nucl Med 54:476-90. 2013
    ..to dementia care practitioners, patients, and caregivers, the Alzheimer's Association and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging convened the Amyloid Imaging Taskforce (AIT)...
  31. ncbi Potential utility of radioprotective agents in the practice of nuclear medicine
    Seyed Jalal Hosseinimehr
    Department of Radiopharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, corrected Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, corrected Sari, Iran
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 24:723-31. 2009
    Radiopharmaceutical agents are utilized for imaging and treatment in nuclear medicine. Ionizing radiation produces free radicals in the cell that can induce damage to the DNA and lead to side-effects and/or secondary tumors...
  32. ncbi Optimizing bioimpedance measurement configuration for dual-gated nuclear medicine imaging: a sensitivity study
    Tuomas Koivumäki
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging Centre, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Med Biol Eng Comput 49:783-91. 2011
    Motion artefacts due to respiration and cardiac contractions may deteriorate the quality of nuclear medicine imaging leading to incorrect diagnosis and inadequate treatment...
  33. ncbi Radionuclide development at BNL for nuclear medicine therapy
    L F Mausner
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Medical Department, Upton, NY 11973 5000, USA
    Appl Radiat Isot 49:285-94. 1998
    ..We also summarize the development of another important therapeutic radionuclide, 117mSn for bone pain palliation...
  34. ncbi Pediatric applications of renal nuclear medicine
    Amy Piepsz
    Centre Hospitalo Universitaire St Pierre, Department Radioisotopes, Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Nucl Med 36:16-35. 2006
    ..Direct and indirect radionuclide cystography are interesting alternatives to the radiograph technique and should be integrated into the process of diagnosis and follow-up of vesicoureteral reflux...
  35. ncbi Proposal for the standardisation of multi-centre trials in nuclear medicine imaging: prerequisites for a European 123I-FP-CIT SPECT database
    John Caddell Dickson
    Institute of Nuclear Medicine, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:188-97. 2012
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  36. ncbi ARRONAX, a high-energy and high-intensity cyclotron for nuclear medicine
    Ferid Haddad
    SUBATECH, Universite de Nantes, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, CNRS IN2P3, La Chantrerie, 4, rue A Kastler, BP 20722, 44307 Nantes, France
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1377-87. 2008
    This study was aimed at establishing a list of radionuclides of interest for nuclear medicine that can be produced in a high-intensity and high-energy cyclotron.
  37. ncbi Considerations for setting up an order entry system for nuclear medicine tests
    Narihiro Hara
    Department of Radiological Technology, Sumitomo Hospital, 5 3 20 Nakanoshima, Kita ku, Osaka 530 0005, Japan
    J Nucl Med Technol 35:259-71. 2007
    ..However, because specialized operations are used in nuclear medicine tests, online sharing of patient information and test order information from the order entry system as shown ..
  38. ncbi Opportunistic infection and nuclear medicine
    Michael J O'Doherty
    King s College London, Division of Imaging, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Semin Nucl Med 39:88-102. 2009
    ..It is important for the imager to be aware of the effects of underlying treatments on functional imaging and therefore to have a full history of the disease and the drug treatments that the patient is taking...
  39. ncbi Scientific production and impact of nuclear medicine in Europe: how do we publish?
    Alberto Signore
    Nuclear Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, University La Sapienza, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:882-6. 2004
    ..a bibliometric search covering a 1-year period to evaluate the number and the scientific "weight" of nuclear medicine papers published from European as compared with other countries...
  40. ncbi Nuclear medicine applications in molecular imaging: 2007 update
    F G Blankenberg
    Division of Pediatric Radiology, F G B Department of Radiology, Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford, CA, USA
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 51:99-110. 2007
    ..It concludes the status of agents advocated for detecting angiogenesis and inflammation. The current clinical status of these agents, and their potential roles in diagnosis and treatment are discussed...
  41. pmc Short- and long-term responses to molybdenum-99 shortages in nuclear medicine
    J R Ballinger
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, and Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, King s College London
    Br J Radiol 83:899-901. 2010
    Most nuclear medicine studies use (99)Tc(m), which is the decay product of (99)Mo...
  42. ncbi American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and Society of Nuclear Medicine joint position statement: attenuation correction of myocardial perfusion SPECT scintigraphy
    Gary V Heller
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:229-30. 2004
  43. ncbi Minimizing and communicating radiation risk in pediatric nuclear medicine
    Frederic H Fahey
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med Technol 40:13-24. 2012
    The value of pediatric nuclear medicine is well established. Pediatric patients are referred to nuclear medicine from nearly all pediatric specialties including urology, oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, and orthopedics...
  44. ncbi Impact factors in nuclear medicine journals
    Geoffrey M Currie
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
    J Nucl Med 48:1397-400. 2007
    ..Journal impact factor, despite being widely used, is not well understood. This article aims to provide a broader understanding of impact factors and the implications thereof...
  45. ncbi Nuclear medicine imaging in tuberculosis using commercially available radiopharmaceuticals
    Mike Sathekge
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Nucl Med Commun 33:581-90. 2012
    In this paper, data available on nuclear medicine imaging using commercially available radiopharmaceuticals for the differentiation, staging, and prediction or assessment of the response to treatment in tuberculosis (TB) are reviewed...
  46. ncbi Trends in nuclear medicine in developing countries
    Maurizio Dondi
    Nuclear Medicine Section, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
    J Nucl Med 52:16S-23S. 2011
    This article describes trends in nuclear medicine in the developing world as noted by nuclear medicine professionals at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...
  47. ncbi Image registration: an essential tool for nuclear medicine
    Brian F Hutton
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:559-77. 2002
    ..The practising nuclear medicine specialist is faced with a dilemma in choosing an appropriate method since the literature in the field is ..
  48. ncbi Patients' and personnel's perceptions of service quality and patient satisfaction in nuclear medicine
    Stefanie De Man
    Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Hoveniersberg 24, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1109-17. 2002
    Patients' and personnel's perceptions of service quality were analysed to position nuclear medicine organisations in the service triangle theory of Haywood-Farmer [ Int J Production and Operations Management 1988; 6:19-29]...
  49. ncbi NPL secondary standard radionuclide calibrator. Syringe calibration factors for radionuclides used in nuclear medicine. National Physical Laboratory
    D K Tyler
    INPL, Teddington, Middlesex, UK
    Appl Radiat Isot 56:343-7. 2002
    ..The results obtained were compared to those for glass vials and show the large errors that can be produced by ignoring these differences in container format...
  50. ncbi European Association of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines for brain imaging using [(18)F]FDG
    P Bartenstein
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:BP43-8. 2002
  51. ncbi Dosimetry in nuclear medicine therapy: radiobiology application and results
    L Strigari
    Laboratory of Medical Physics and Expert Systems, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 55:205-21. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the radiobiology and mechanisms of action of TRT could contribute to describe the clinical data and guide the development of future compounds and the designing of prospective clinical trials...
  52. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in imaging infection
    Mark A Auler
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 169 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 42:117-21. 2007
  53. ncbi Targeted therapy in nuclear medicine--current status and future prospects
    W J G Oyen
    Therapy Committee of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Hollandstrasse 14 Mezzanine, A 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Ann Oncol 18:1782-92. 2007
    ..New treatment modalities have been introduced in the clinic. The concept of combining therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals with other treatment modalities is more extensively explored...
  54. ncbi Lymphoma imaging: nuclear medicine
    Lale Kostakoglu
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 131:363-412. 2006
  55. ncbi ACR-SNM Task Force on Nuclear Medicine Training: report of the task force
    Milton J Guiberteau
    Department of Radiology, St Joseph Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:388-92. 2011
    The expansion of knowledge and technological advances in nuclear medicine and radiology require physicians to have more expertise in functional and anatomic imaging...
  56. ncbi Nuclear medicine exposure in the United States, 2005-2007: preliminary results
    Fred A Mettler
    Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Service, NMVAHCS, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 38:384-91. 2008
    ..0 mSv and the collective dose had increased more than 700% to approximately 900,000 person-Sv. >Nuclear medicine accounted for only about 2% of all procedures but 26% of the total collective dose from diagnostic studies in ..
  57. ncbi Molecular imaging of atheroslerotic plaque with nuclear medicine techniques
    Orazio Schillaci
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Int J Mol Med 22:3-7. 2008
    ..Molecular imaging using nuclear medicine techniques such as single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET), ..
  58. pmc Interim positron emission tomography scans in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: an independent expert nuclear medicine evaluation of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group E3404 study
    Sandra J Horning
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Blood 115:775-7; quiz 918. 2010
    ..To determine the reproducibility of interim PET interpretation, an expert panel of 3 external nuclear medicine physicians visually scored baseline and interim PET scans independently and were blinded to clinical ..
  59. ncbi Hybrid cardiac imaging: SPECT/CT and PET/CT. A joint position statement by the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), the European Society of Cardiac Radiology (ESCR) and the European Council of Nuclear Cardiology (ECNC)
    Albert Flotats
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sant Antoni M Claret, 167, 08025, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:201-12. 2011
    ..The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), the European Society of Cardiac Radiology (ESCR) and the European Council of Nuclear Cardiology (ECNC)..
  60. pmc Chemosorption of radiometals of interest to nuclear medicine by synthetic melanins
    Robertha C Howell
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nucl Med Biol 35:353-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that, if administered internally, melanin could play a beneficial role by scavenging various radionuclides, in addition to radiation shielding...
  61. ncbi Observations on the role of nuclear medicine in molecular imaging
    D J Hnatowich
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cell Biochem Suppl 39:18-24. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the two leading journals in the field of nuclear medicine have recently added this phrase to their covers-becoming the "European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and ..
  62. ncbi Medical radiation exposure in the U.S. in 2006: preliminary results
    Fred A Mettler
    Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Health Phys 95:502-7. 2008
    ..The largest contributions and increases have come primarily from CT scanning and nuclear medicine. The 62 million CT procedures accounted for 15% of the total number procedures (excluding dental) and over ..
  63. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in infection and inflammation
    W Becker
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Lancet Infect Dis 1:326-33. 2001
    ..b>Nuclear medicine can be most useful in patients with fever of unknown origin, where a focus has to be defined, or in patients ..
  64. ncbi Iterative reconstruction algorithms in nuclear medicine
    S Vandenberghe
    MEDISIP, ELIS, Ghent University, Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 41 B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 25:105-11. 2001
    ..The main limitation for introducing iterative algorithms in nuclear medicine has been computation time, which is much longer for iterative techniques than for filtered backprojection...
  65. ncbi Multimodality imaging in Europe: a survey by the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR)
    Alberto Cuocolo
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, Institute of Biostructures and Bioimages of the National Research Council, University of Naples Federico II and SDN Foundation, Institute of Diagnostic and Nuclear Development, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:163-7. 2010
    Multimodality imaging represents an area of rapid growth with important professional implication for both nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists throughout Europe...
  66. ncbi Nuclear medicine procedures for the diagnosis of acute and chronic renal failure
    Sabine E Haufe
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephron Clin Pract 103:c77-84. 2006
    ..The functional assessment of the kidney by nuclear medicine procedures is based on the use of radioisotopes bound to non-metabolized molecules with known ..
  67. ncbi Fusion imaging in nuclear medicine--applications of dual-modality systems in oncology
    Orazio Schillaci
    Department of Biopathology and Diagnostic Imaging, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 19:1-10. 2004
    ..In fact, fused images provide additional information that improves diagnostic accuracy and impacts on patient management...
  68. ncbi Interpretation of 99mTc sestamibi parathyroid SPECT scan is improved when read by the surgeon and nuclear medicine physician together
    Genevieve B Melton
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 26:633-8. 2005
    ..that readings of Tc sestamibi scans with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) by a surgeon and nuclear medicine physician together (NMP+S) compared to a nuclear medicine physician alone (NMP alone) might affect scan ..
  69. ncbi Measuring and minimizing the radiation dose to nuclear medicine technologists
    Thea M Lundberg
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Australia
    J Nucl Med Technol 30:25-30. 2002
    b>Nuclear medicine technologists rely on a single dosimeter to measure their work-related dose. Estimates of whole-body effective dose are based on the assumptions that the radiation is incident from the front and in a uniform beam...
  70. ncbi The clinical value of nuclear medicine in the assessment of irradiation-induced and anthracycline-associated cardiac damage
    I Goethals
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann Oncol 13:1331-9. 2002
    ..literature on the monitoring and prediction of RT-induced and anthracycline-associated cardiac damage using nuclear medicine techniques is presented...
  71. ncbi Nuclear medicine and diabetic foot infections
    Christopher J Palestro
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 11040, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:52-65. 2009
    ..Data on (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and positron emission tomography/computed tomography are limited and inconclusive, and further investigation is needed...
  72. ncbi Nuclear medicine and the infected joint replacement
    Charito Love
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:66-78. 2009
    ..18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography has been extensively investigated; its value in the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection is debatable...
  73. ncbi European Association of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines for brain neurotransmission SPET using (123)I-labelled dopamine D(2) transporter ligands
    K Tatsch
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:BP30-5. 2002
  74. ncbi Applying activity-based costing to the nuclear medicine unit
    Sakesun Suthummanon
    Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
    Health Serv Manage Res 18:141-50. 2005
    ..This research explores the potential application of ABC to the nuclear medicine unit (NMU) at a teaching hospital. The finding indicates that the current cost averages 236...
  75. ncbi Nuclear medicine studies in the dialysis patient
    Johannes Meller
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Semin Dial 15:269-76. 2002
    b>Nuclear medicine (scintigraphy) studies that are performed in patients being prepared for regular dialysis treatment include the measurement of renal clearance and dynamic studies of renal perfusion and function...
  76. ncbi Nuclear medicine imaging of inflammatory/infective disorders of the abdomen
    Alessio Annovazzi
    Nuclear Medicine, II Faculty of Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 26:657-64. 2005
    Different nuclear medicine modalities are currently used to study inflammatory and infective disorders of the abdomen...
  77. ncbi Creation and characterization of Japanese standards for myocardial perfusion SPECT: database from the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine Working Group
    Kenichi Nakajima
    Kanazawa University Hospital, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, 920 8641, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 21:505-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to create standard files approved by the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine and to make known the characteristics of the myocardial perfusion pattern of this population.
  78. ncbi New approaches in nuclear medicine for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
    S Mirzaei
    Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
    Curr Alzheimer Res 1:219-29. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi Preparing children for day case nuclear medicine procedures
    Tolulope Awogbemi
    Children and Young People s Kidney Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Nucl Med Commun 26:881-4. 2005
    To audit standards developed for children undergoing nuclear medicine procedures involving day case attendance on the renal unit.
  80. ncbi Nuclear medicine in the detection, staging and treatment of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumours
    Kjell Oberg
    Department of Endocrine Oncology, University Hospital, SE 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 19:265-76. 2005
    ..capacity to take up and concentrate amines and precursors as well as peptides, and can thereby be detected by nuclear medicine techniques...
  81. ncbi European Association of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines for brain perfusion SPET using (99m)Tc-labelled radiopharmaceuticals
    K Tatsch
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:BP36-42. 2002
  82. ncbi Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects induced by stannous chloride associated to nuclear medicine kits
    Anderson P Guedes
    Departamento de Biofisica e Biometria, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Rio de Janeiro 20551 030, Brazil
    Nucl Med Biol 33:915-21. 2006
    At present, more than 75% of routine nuclear medicine diagnostic procedures use technetium-99m (99mTc)...
  83. ncbi Nuclear medicine imaging of diabetic foot infection: results of meta-analysis
    Gabriela Capriotti
    Nuclear Medicine, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 27:757-64. 2006
    Osteomyelitis of the foot is the most commonly encountered complication in diabetic patients. Nuclear medicine techniques are usually complementary to radiology in the diagnosis of foot infections; they play an important role in various ..
  84. ncbi The new EANM paediatric dosage card: additional notes with respect to F-18
    M Lassmann
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Nuklearmedizin der Universität Würzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1666-8. 2008
    The previously published European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) paediatric dosage card recommends 70 MBq F-18 or F-18 Fluoro-2-Deoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) as the "minimum recommended activity".
  85. ncbi Recent developments and future trends in nuclear medicine instrumentation
    Habib Zaidi
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Z Med Phys 16:5-17. 2006
    ..have become the goal of both the academic comcameras have become the goal of both the academic community and nuclear medicine industry...
  86. ncbi Direct comparison of radiology and nuclear medicine cystograms in young infants with vesico-ureteric reflux
    C J McLaren
    Department of Medical Imaging and Paediatric Surgery, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    BJU Int 87:93-7. 2001
    ..To determine the sensitivity of the direct radionuclide cystogram (DRC) in detecting vesico-ureteric reflux compared with the micturating cysto-urethrogram (MCU) in the same initial setting, in infants younger than one year...
  87. ncbi European Association of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines for brain neurotransmission SPET using (123)I-labelled dopamine D(2) receptor ligands
    K Tatsch
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:BP23-9. 2002
  88. pmc Routine quality control of clinical nuclear medicine instrumentation: a brief review
    Pat Zanzonico
    Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Nucl Med 49:1114-31. 2008
    This article reviews routine quality-control (QC) procedures for current nuclear medicine instrumentation, including the survey meter, dose calibrator, well counter, intraoperative probe, organ ("thyroid") uptake probe, gamma-camera, ..
  89. ncbi Putting 'clear' into nuclear medicine: a decade of PET/CT development
    Thomas Beyer
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:857-61. 2006
  90. ncbi Radiation exposure of the staff at the therapeutic and diagnostic nuclear medicine department. A single centre six years' retrospective study
    J Dolezal
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Sokolska 581, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Nuklearmedizin 47:175-7. 2008
    To assess a radiation exposure and the quality of radiation protection concerning a nuclear medicine staff at our department as a six-year retrospective study...
  91. ncbi White paper of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) on multimodality imaging
    Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Iraklion, Stavrakia, Iraklion, Greece
    Eur Radiol 17:1926-30. 2007
    ..and molecular information and require the competency and accreditation of individuals from both radiology and nuclear medicine. This paper sets out the positions and aspirations of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the ..
  92. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)
    Angelika Bischof Delaloye
    University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:S29-36. 2003
    ..The administration of RIT requires an integrated team approach, involving nuclear medicine (or, in some countries, radiation oncology), hematology-oncology, nursing, radiopharmacy and radiation safety ..
  93. ncbi Characterization of Japanese standards for myocardial sympathetic and metabolic imaging in comparison with perfusion imaging
    Shinro Matsuo
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kanazawa University Hospital, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa 920 8641, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:517-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to present and provide data on the characteristics of MIBG and BMIPP with respect to myocardial single photon emission computed tomography...
  94. ncbi Changing role of somatostatin receptor targeted drugs in NET: Nuclear Medicine's view
    Vikas Prasad
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Center for PET CT, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 10:321s-337s. 2007
  95. ncbi Audit of nuclear medicine scientific and technical standards
    Peter H Jarritt
    Northern Ireland Regional Medical Physics Agency, Musgrove and Clark House, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Nucl Med Commun 25:771-5. 2004
    The British Nuclear Medicine Society has developed a process for the service-specific organizational audit of nuclear medicine departments...
  96. ncbi Nuclear medicine imaging of bone infections
    Napoleone Prandini
    Struttura Complessa di Medicina Nucleare, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ferrara, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 27:633-44. 2006
    ..showing the accuracy of each radiopharmaceutical for the study of bone infection does not allow the best nuclear medicine techniques to be chosen in an evidence-based manner...
  97. ncbi PET/CT: a new imaging technology in nuclear medicine
    Heiko Schoder
    Department of Radiology Nuclear Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 77, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:1419-37. 2003
    ..The nuclear medicine community should approach this new technology with an open mind and focus on its clinical usefulness...
  98. ncbi [Acquisition and assessment of patient exposure in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine]
    Dieter Regulla
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Strahlenschutz, Neuherberg
    Z Med Phys 13:127-35. 2003
    ..e., 1.7 examinations annually per head of population. In terms of nuclear medicine diagnostics, the patients exposure amounted to approximately 0.15 mSv effective dose per head of population...
  99. ncbi Sister chromatid exchanges in lymphocytes of nuclear medicine physicians
    Gokay Bozkurt
    Department of Medical Biology, Trakya University Medical Faculty, 22030, Edirne, Turkey
    Mutat Res 535:205-13. 2003
    ..Medical personnel occupied in nuclear medicine departments are occupationally exposed to low doses of I-131 and Tc-99m...
  100. ncbi Use of tomographic nuclear medicine procedures, SPECT and pinhole SPECT, with cationic lipophilic radiotracers for the evaluation of axillary lymph node status in breast cancer patients
    Giuseppe Madeddu
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro 8, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:S23-34. 2004
    ..However, only limited data relating to pinhole SPECT are available as yet, and clinical trials are necessary to validate its potential value...
  101. ncbi The role of nuclear medicine in the evaluation of complex regional pain syndrome type I
    Charles M Intenzo
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:400-7. 2005
    ..This article summarizes the current consensus on the classification, pathophysiology, and diagnostic approaches, emphasizing the role of scintigraphy in the management of this multisystem disorder...

Research Grants58

  1. Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer
    MARTIN TORNAI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..screening and diagnosis; (3) a review of the current clinical perspectives about the pros/cons of clinical nuclear medicine breast imaging; (4) a discussion concerning the cost-effectiveness of nuclear breast imaging; (5) a ..
  2. Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer
    CRAIG LEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..new technologies for breast cancer imaging; (4) Review of current clinical perspectives on the role of nuclear medicine breast imaging; (5) Discussion of the cost-effectiveness of nuclear breast imaging; (6) Overview of breast ..
  3. FDG PET IMAGING OF COLON CARCINOMA RESPONSE TO THERAPY
    Michael Graham; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  4. Realistic Phantom Series for OLINDA/EXM Version 2
    Michael Stabin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] The OLINDA/EXM code, which replaces the popular MIRDOSE code for calculating dose estimates in nuclear medicine applications, was given an exemption by the FDA on June 15, 2004 to be distributed as a medical device...
  5. New Methods for Improved Image-based Dosimetry
    Michael Stabin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..obtain accurate planar projection and voxel estimates of the cumulative activity, using a combined SPECT/CT nuclear medicine camera that permits near simultaneous acquisition of anatomic and functional 3D data, with minimal ..
  6. Radiopharmaceutical Dosimetry Symposium
    Michael Stabin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The meeting is attended by nuclear medicine physicians, physicists, biologists, mathematicians, and other researchers with an interests in the ..
  7. Imaging Survivin mRNA for Cancer Detection
    Donald Hnatowich; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This "proof-of-concept" of antisense imaging will be helpful to provide a paradigm of the merger of modern biology and conventional nuclear medicine.
  8. 11th & 12th Conference on Cancer Therapy with Antibodies and Immunoconjugates
    David Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Imaging of MMP activation and myocardial strains
    Albert Sinusas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Radiolabeled Peptides for Imaging Tumor Angiogenesis
    LINDA KNIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A future benefit of this approach is the potential for targeted radiotherapy of tumors by labeling the same disintegrin with a therapeutic radionuclide. ..
  11. 9/10TH Conf./Cancer Therapy/Antibody/Immunoconjugates
    David Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference chairman, Dr. Goldenberg, has secured two outstanding scientists as co-chairmen, Drs. Ralph Reisfeld (Scripps) and Edward Sausville (NCI). ..
  12. Dedicated Small-animal SPECT System
    Todd Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. POSITRON TOMOGRAPHY IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
    Heinrich Schelbert; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  14. ACRIN FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
    BRUCE HILLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Fellows who have suitably progreessed will be given an opportunity to develop and lead an ACRIN trial as PI under the tutelege of Program mentors. ..
  15. RADIOLABLED PEPTIDES FOR IMAGING THROMBI AND EMBOLI
    LINDA KNIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. DEVELOPMENT OF A GERMANIUM PHOTON IMAGING DETECTOR
    AARON BRILL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The team includes scientists, medical and industrial workers skilled in the relevant technology. ..
  19. MODELING AND DOSIMETRY FOR RADIOLABELED ANTIBODY THERAPY
    George Sgouros; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  20. scVEGF Targeted Radiotherapy of Mammary and Colonic Cancer
    FRANCIS GERARD BLANKENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Successful completion of our proposal will give the needed preclinical data for pursuing scVEGF targeted radiotherapy in other models and ultimately clinical applications. ..
  21. Phase 2 study of [18F] FLT for PET imaging of brain tumors in children [IND 10436
    S Ted Treves; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This interdisciplinary project aims to validate and characterized the use of 18F-FLT-PET to evaluate these tumors, which, in turn, is expected to improve disease management and enhance the care of children afflicted with brain tumors. ..
  22. Ultrasound Imaging System
    Albert Sinusas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This shared instrumentation proposal represents an important step towards establishing a comprehensive experimental cardiovascular imaging center and a NIH supported training program. ..
  23. MICROSPECT IN TUMOR IMAGING
    HARRY STRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At SKI, an ideal setting for such an instrument, the microSPECT will be an invaluable adjunct to the rapidly expanding small-animal imaging program. ..
  24. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. ..
  25. IMAGING APOPTOSIS IN VIVO WITH TECHNETIUM 99M ANNEXIN
    Francis Blankenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING IN MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will integrate a small number of microPET detectors with the CT system and acquire initial PET/CT studies in phantoms and mice. ..
  27. PET/SPECT/CT Camera for Small Animal Imaging at UMMS
    Donald Hnatowich; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..studies, the potential for higher intrinsic resolution, 99mTc, the most useful radionuclide in diagnostic nuclear medicine, and iodine radioisotopes (125I and 123I) critical for emerging in vivo proteomics research...
  28. Membrane Binding and Imaging Applications of Annexins
    Jonathan Tait; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Determine which mutant proteins have faster removal from the target site, thus allowing for repeated measurement of PS expression over short periods of time (up to one day). ..
  29. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  30. Optical Antisense Breast Tumor Targeting
    Donald Hnatowich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Targeted Alpha-Particle Emitter Therapy of Metastases
    George Sgouros; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The work described in this application is intended to develop and evaluate such an approach. ..
  32. LOWERING HOMOCYSTEINE TO REDUCE MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA
    Ahmed Tawakol; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  33. A High Performance PET and CT Tomograph
    David Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Future of Molecular Medicine
    Donald Hnatowich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..be held in Toronto, Ontario on Saturday 23 June, 2001, again one day before the beginning of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting. A complete list of speakers has not yet been finalized...
  35. Dedicated Animal SPECT X-ray CT
    Albert Sinusas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Thus, the proposed system would meet all of the needs of the investigators of this shared instrumentation grant, allowing for high resolution imaging in small animals and absolute quantification of radiotracer uptake. ..
  36. IN VIVO REPORTER SYSTEM FOR IMAGING GENE TRANSFER
    Kurt Zinn; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed reporter system will determine if gene therapy vectors are targeted to tumor, and when further gene therapy treatment is necessary. ..
  37. HIGH RESOLUTION PET DETECTORS FOR ONCOLOGY APPLICATIONS
    Thomas Lewellen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g. mouse, rat, rabbit, dog, and primate). The final detector module designs will be fully documented (including ASIC fabrication files) to allow duplication at other laboratories. ..
  38. Sub-millimeter Nuclear Medicine Imaging at Low Energies
    Todd Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..resolution will be at least an order of magnitude better than conventional scintillation cameras used in nuclear medicine. The silicon detectors that are to be used are well-suited to the detection of the low- energy (27-35 keV) ..
  39. AMPLIFYING TC99M IN TUMOR USING PNA POLYMERS
    Donald Hnatowich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The observed amplification factors of 50-2,000 in vitro and, especially, the amplification factor of 50 in vivo, satisfy many of the obvious concerns of this approach and demonstrate that it should work. ..
  40. Menopause: Decreased Response to Increasing Inflammation
    ADRIANA CATERINA MAGGI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING OF MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the reproducibility of imaging anatomy and metabolism will be assessed both in repeat studies of the same subject, and in individual studies across subjects. ..
  42. METHODOLOGY FOR ONCOLOGY IMAGING WITH A PET/CT SCANNER
    David Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed developments in methodology will further improve the image quality of PET/CT studies. ..
  43. EFFECTS OF NONUNIFORM DISTRIBUTIONS OF RADIOACTIVITY
    Roger Howell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These are current issues of major importance to human health as it relates to diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine. They have become increasingly urgent to resolve in light of the likelihood of radiological terrorism ..
  44. 2008 Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC)
    Paolo Vicini; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intent of this is to broaden participation by junior scientists in the scientific activities of this large international meeting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Hybrid Imaging of Angiogenesis and Arteriogenesis
    Albert Sinusas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  46. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. APD BASED PET DETECTOR MODULES FOR BREAST IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the two detectors will be mounted on rotation/translation stages to perform imaging experiments with different geometry (ring and rotating plate), allowing the performance of an entire PET system to be projected. ..
  48. NERVE AND REPOLARIZATION IMAGING IN SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
    Michael Dae; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies may provide a more comprehensive understanding of the interaction of the sympathetic nervous system and arrhythmogenesis. ..
  49. PET Imaging of Tumor Targeting & Role of T Lymphocytes
    Vladimir Ponomarev; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will assess the feasibility and applicability of the proposed therapeutic and imaging approaches for implementation in clinical setting. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. RESOURCE FACILITY FOR POPULATION KINETICS
    David Foster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..RFPK involves four major universities, all of which contribute unique expertise to the individual projects. Its Administrative Core is located at the University of Washington. ..
  51. IEEE Medical Imaging Conference
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The exact number of awards and the amount of each award will depend on the number of applications that we receive. ..
  52. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING OF MOUSE MODELS OF CANCER
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. High-Energy Imaging in Support of Radionuclide Therapy
    AARON BRILL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..There are no nuclear medicine clinical cameras, today, that combine high efficiency with the ability to image high-energy gamma rays...
  54. CMMI Human Subject Research Enhancement Program
    David Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..3.) Provide travel expenses and educational materials for IRB members, investigators, and Regulatory Affairs Office personnel to attend meetings for educational enhancement. ..
  55. UWMC POSITRON EMISSION IMAGING ANIMAL FACILITY
    Thomas Lewellen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Animal support and radiopharmaceuticals will be provided by existing cost centers within the University of Washington Department of Radiology. ..
  56. A microSPECT scanner for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. IMAGING APOPTOSIS IN VIVO WITH TECHNETIUM 99M ANNEXIN
    Francis Blankenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Completion of this proposal will aid in the design and planning of clinical trials that will study the use of serial annexin V imaging as a non-invasive marker of cellular injury and therapeutic efficacy. ..