This timely resource compares single-photon emission tomography
(SPECT), used mainly withTechnetium and iodine for routine clinical
examinations, and positron emission tomography(PET) , employing
short-lived radionuclides of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and fluorine
in researchinvestigations.Presenting the logic behind why one
approach is better than another in various circumstances,Radio
pharmaceuticals details the use of radiolabelled substrates in... more...