Table of Contents

Basic physics and radiation safety in nuclear medicine.
Radiopharmacy: basics.
Technetium-99m radiopharmaceuticals.
Radiopharmaceutical quality control.
PET chemistry: an introduction.
PET chemistry: radiopharmaceuticals.
Radiation dosimetry: definitions and basic quantities.
Radiation dosimetry: formulations, models, and measurements.
Radiobiology: concepts and basic principles.
Elements of gamma camera and SPECT systems.
Positron emission tomography (PET): basic principles.
Fundamentals of image processing in nuclear medicine.
Emission tomography and image reconstruction.
Quantitative SPECT imaging.
Quantitative cardiac SPECT imaging.
Tracer kinetic modeling: basics and concepts.
Tracer kinetic modeling: methodology and applications.
Preclinical imaging.