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Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals

  •  ISBN-10 0-471-49560-3

  •  ISBN-13 978-0-471-49560-4

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publication info   M.J. Welch and C.S. Redvanly, John Wiley & Sons, NY, 2003, 848 pp., hard cover

Description

General description

Covers radiochemistry and clinical applications including the production of various radionuclides, positron emission tomography (PET) and drug development. Discussions on the uses of radiopharmaceuticals in the diagnosis and therapy of cancer and other diseases are also included.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Production of Radionuclides in Accelerators (D. Schlyer).
Accelerators Available for Isotope Production (T. Ruth).
Reactor Production of Radionuclides (L. Mausner and S. Mirzadeh).
Chemistry of Nitrogen-13 and Oxygen-15 (J. Clark and F. Aigbirhio).
Aspects on the Synthesis of 11C-Labeled Compounds (G. Antoni, et al.).
Chemistry of Fluorine-18 Radiopharmaceuticals (S. Snyder and M. Kilbourn).
Production and Application of Synthetic Precursors Labeled with Carbon-11 and Fluorine-18 (R. Ferrieri).
Automation for the Synthesis and Application of PET Radiopharmaceuticals (D. Alexoff).
Design and Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-2-[18F]Fluoro-D-Glucose (18FDG) (J. Fowler and T. Ido).
Technetium Radiopharmaceuticals (A. Mahmood and A. Jones).
Chemistry of Gallium and Indium Radiopharmaceuticals (R. Weiner and M. Thakur).
Chemistry of Copper Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceutical Products (C. Anderson, et al.).
Chemistry Applied to Iodine Radionuclides (R. Finn).
Radiobromine for Imaging and Therapy (D. Rowland, et al.).
Development of Radiolabeled Probes to Monitor Gene Therapy (C. Shiue and S. Eck).
Mechanism of Target Specific Uptake Using Examples of Muscarinic Receptor Binding Radiotracers (W. Eckelman).
Strategies for Quantifying PET Imaging Data from Tracer Studies of Brain Receptors and Enzymes (J. Logan).
Radiopharmaceuticals for Studying the Heart (D. Hwang and S. Bergmann).
PET Imaging Studies in Drug Abuse Research (J. Fowler, et al.).
Research and Clinical Application of Neuroreceptor Imaging (H. Wagner and Z. Szabo).
Dynamic Neurotransmitter Interactions Measured with PET (W. Schiffer and S. Dewey).
Tumor Imaging (R. Hustinx and A. Alavi). Radiolabeled Peptides for Tumor Imaging (L. Knight).
Radiolabeled Antibodies for Tumor Imaging and Therapy (M. Zalutsky and J. Lewis).
Receptor Imaging of Tumors (Non-Peptide) (J. Katzenellenbogen).
Pulmonary Function Imaging with PET Radiopharmaceuticals (P. Elsinga and W. Vaalburg).
Considerations in the Selection of Radionuclides for Cancer Therapy (A. Kassis and S. Adelstein).
Radiopharmaceuticals for the Study of Liver and Renal Function (D. Vera, et al.).
Index.

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