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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Gallstone, Sonographer, Superficial Vein

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Before the scan, a relevant history will be taken. This is to check that the patient has fasted appropriately for the scan. This is to find out whether
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Henri Becquerel, Silver Bromide, Nuclear Medicine

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December 28, 1895, publication of the "on a new kind of rays" Scientists were aware the phenomenon of phosphorescence and uranium. Mineral give all vis
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Nucleophilic Substitution, Nucleophile, Leaving Group

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Over the last few decades, many methods have been developed to prepare pet radiopharmaceuticals. The majority of pet radiopharmaceuticals are small mol
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Piezoelectricity, Ultrasonic Transducer, University Of Manchester

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The face of an ultrasound transducer is made of a piezoelectric material. When a voltage is applied across this material, it is deformed. By alternatin
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology

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Some commonly used pet radiopharmaceuticals along with their clinical applications were introduced in an earlier section. Here, we will look at some ex
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Larmor Precession, Fourier Transform, Sinc Function

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Firstly, the use of a frequency selective rf pulse in combination with a field gradient can produce signal from a slice of spins through the subject. T
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Godfrey Hounsfield, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Johann Radon

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Film - poor medium to record different x-ray attenuation. Contrast resolution - reduction in strength of densities: air - less dense, fat - dark grey,
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Grayscale, Data Acquisition

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To estimate the parameters of the coordinate transformation that relates homologous points in the two studies. To apply the resultant transformation to
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Stainless Steel, Radiation Protection, Lead Shielding

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Radioisotope processing equipment and automated synthesis modules are usually installed in shielded workstations or hot-cells to protect personnel from
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Cyclotron, Electronvolt, Radionuclide

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Cyclotrons are used to accelerate charged particles including hydrogen ions, deuterium ions, and -particles. The particles are accelerated under vacuum
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Nuclear Medicine, Radionuclide, Half-Life

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Every radioisotope has a characteristic half-life (t12) which is the time required for the radioactivity to decay to 50% of its original value. The hal
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MEDRADSC 2Z03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Hounsfield Scale, Molecular Probes, Barium

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Due to small differences in the hounsfield unit between soft tissues and, importantly, between normal and pathologic tissues for many disease processes
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