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By Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

Nuclear drugs is a crucial element of glossy medication that are supposed to be regularly occurring to all clinical scholars and execs in a number of wellbeing and fitness care disciplines. This easy-to-use e-book is designed to acquaint readers with the fundamental rules of nuclear medication, the instrumentation used, the gamut of techniques on hand, and the foundation for choosing particular diagnostic or healing systems and studying effects. After an introductory bankruptcy at the heritage, technical foundation, and scope of nuclear drugs, a chain of chapters are dedicated to the appliance of nuclear medication recommendations within the diverse physique structures. moreover, using nuclear medication equipment inside of oncology is punctiliously tested, overlaying analysis, staging, evaluate of therapy reaction, radiotherapy making plans, and the sentinel node process. The booklet concludes with a bankruptcy dedicated to nuclear medication remedy. This functional and up to date consultant to nuclear drugs is perfect for newbies and also will support pros who have to retrieve invaluable info quickly.

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3 Evaluation of Esophageal Transit Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Detection of Gastroesophageal Reflux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Evaluation of Gastric Emptying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Localization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Diagnosis of Meckel’s Diverticulum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16 Scintigraphic Nonimaging Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Carbon-14 Breath Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 47 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Further Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

47 Further Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H. 1 Introduction Several scintigraphic imaging procedures are being used to diagnose and follow-up gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary conditions. These functional studies provide information that are complementary to those of the morphologic studies and may not be demonstrated by them. The following is a brief discussion of the most common procedures. 3 Evaluation of Esophageal Transit Time Radionuclide esophageal transit study is sensitive in detecting esophageal disorders and its involvement in certain systemic disorders.

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