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nuclear medicine

[′nü·klē·ər ′med·ə·sən]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine in which radioactive pharmaceuticals are used for imaging or other diagnostic studies.
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The nuclear medicine solution thus optimizes efficiency and clinical throughput, reduces the risk of viewing studies from two different patients on one screen, and enhances the nuclear medicine reporting for the other specialties that work with it.
North American region commanded the largest share in the global nuclear medicine market due to increasing use of SPECT and PET scans technological advancements in equipment, increased utilization of fusion imaging, alpha radio immunotherapy based targeted cancer treatment and complete availability of radiopharmaceutical has led the market growth in this region.
In 2015, North America accounted for the largest share of the nuclear medicine equipment market, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Web-based information can aid most tele-nuclear medicine applications--for example, virtual picture archiving and communication systems, which can include nuclear medicine and other image data--and are particularly useful in remote rural areas.
The Tc-99m is most widely used radioisotope in nuclear medicine diagnostic techniques and is employed in 80% of all nuclear medicine procedures.
Towards the end of the conference there shall be practical demonstrations of the Nuclear Medicine procedures by Dr.
Departmcnt of Labor, two-thirds of nuclear medicine technologists work in hospitals, but SNM notes that they may also work in clinical settings that include outpatient imaging facilities, public health institutions, and government and private research institutes.
This soft-cover textbook contains relevant facts and details concerning routinely performed cardiac nuclear medicine studies.
During the past 5 years, the goals of nuclear medicine have been expanding.
Australia is making a significant global contribution by stepping up to help prevent a shortfall in world nuclear medicine supplies with two projects worth about $170 million.
Nuclear medicine board review; questions and answers for self-assessment, 3d ed.
10 October 2011 - Agfa HealthCare, the diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions unit of Belgian imaging company Agfa-Gevaert NV (EBR:AGFB), said today that it will introduce the latest version of its IMPAX for Nuclear Medicine solution at the 2011 Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) in Birmingham, UK, 15-19 October 2011.

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