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2020/2021

Radilogical Technique - Nuclear Medicine

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Code Completion Credits Range
16RTNMM Z,ZK 3 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Jiří Trnka (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Trnka (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical production, radiation detection in nuclear medicine, scintigraphy - bacis principles, tomographic imaging - SPECT and PET, tomographic recontruction in nuclear medicine, image quality in nuclear medicine, quantification in nuclear medicine, Internal radiation dosimetry

Requirements:

Required prerequisities are 16ZDOZ1, 16ZDOZ2, 16DETE, 16URF1, 16URF2.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic principles NM radiounklidy and radiopharmaceuticals - production requirements and

characteristics, activity and physical properties of radionuclides in NM.

2. Detection of ionizing radiation in NM.

3. Scintigraphy - gamma camera, collimator, gamma camera parameters optimization.

4. Image quality in NM.

5. Tomographic imaging in NM - SPECT,

6. PET - detection, charging and image reconstruction, algorithms reconstruction, attenuation correction, examples of clinical applications.

7. Data processing in NM.

8. Quality management - instrument parameters and methods of measurement.

9. Determination of radiation exposure of patients - compartmental analysis

dosimetry of internal emitters, the estimate of effective dose, dose reduction methods.

10. Diagnostic methods in-vivo and in-vitro.

11. Radiation protection of patients, staff and the public.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Determination of activity and physical properties of radionuclides.

2. Detection of ionizing radiation.

3. Scintigraphy - gamma camera, collimator, gamma camera parameters optimization.

4. Tomographic imaging.

5. PET - examples of clinical applications.

6. Data processing in NM.

7. Dosimetry of internal emitters, the estimate of effective dose.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Knowledge about radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical production using in nuclear medicine.

Abilities:

Use the appropriate type of radiopharmaceuticals for the type of examination with respect to image quality and minimize patient dose.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] James A. Sorenson, Michael E. Phelps, Physics in Nuclear Medicine, August 2003

[2] J. Bille, W. Schlegel, Medizinische Physik, Bd.2, Medizinische Strahlenphysik, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2002

Recommended references:

[3] J.T. Bushberg et al, The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, 2002

Note:
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