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Nuclear imaging of the chest

Author: Yong-hwi Pak; E Edmund Kim; T Isawa
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©1998.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pak, Yong-hwi.
Nuclear imaging of the chest.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yong-hwi Pak; E Edmund Kim; T Isawa
ISBN: 3540627669 9783540627661
OCLC Number: 37362339
Description: xix, 336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Basics.- 1 Introduction.- References.- 2 Anatomy and Physiology.- Respiratory Lung Function.- Ventilation.- Blood Flow.- Diffusion.- Nonrespiratory Lung Function.- Pulmonary Epithelial Permeability.- Lung Uptake of Various Substances.- References.- 3 Radiopharmaceuticals and Imaging Techniques.- Ventilation Scan.- Radioactive Gases.- Tidal-Breathing Method.- Radioaerosols.- References.- Mucociliary Scan.- Airway Mucus and Cilia.- Principle of Mucociliary Imaging.- Mechanisms of Aerosol Deposition.- Agents Used for Mucociliary Clearance.- References.- Perfusion Lung Scanning.- References.- Cardiac Scan.- Perfusion Agents.- Infarct-Avid Agents.- Blood-Pool Agents.- Single-Pass Agents.- References.- Radionuclide Superior Vena Cavography.- Bone Scintigraphy of the Thorax.- Rationale and Techniques.- Radiopharmaceuticals.- References.- 201T1, 99mTc-MIBI, and Others.- 201Tl.- 99mTc-MIBI.- [111In-DTPA-D-Phei]Octreotide.- 99mTc-Pentavalent DMSA.- Immunoscintigraphy with Anti-CEA Antibody.- References.- Other Techniques.- Scintimammography and Mammary Lymphoscintigraphy.- SPECT and PET.- 67Ga Scan.- Leukocyte Scan.- Esophageal Scintigraphy.- References.- Clinical Applications.- 4 Ventilation/Perfusion Scan in the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism.- Prospective Investigation of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis Study.- Clinical Diagnosis of PE.- V/Q Scan in the Diagnosis of Acute PE.- Interpretation Criteria and Amendments of Original PIOPED Criteria.- Pulmonary Angiography in Pulmonary Embolism.- Outcome of Patients with Acute PE.- Other Radiological Techniques for Diagnosing Acute PE.- Diagnostic and Management Strategies.- References.- 5 99mTc-Phytate Aerosol Scan of Nonembolic Pulmonary Diseases: A Pattern Analysis with Radiographic Correlation.- Scan Methods.- Pattern Analysis of Scan Manifestations.- Clinical Applications.- Normal Nonsmoker Controls.- Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Smokers.- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Similar Lung Diseases.- Common and Interesting Nonembolic Pulmonary Diseases.- Summary and Conclusions.- References.- 6 Diffuse Panbronchitis and Related Diseases.- Diffuse Panbronchiolitis.- Ventilation-Perfusion Scintigraphy.- 99mTc-Technegas.- Aerosol Inhalation Scintigraphy.- Evaluation of the Response of DPB to Erythromycin.- Mucociliary Clearance.- Erythromycin Therapy and Mucociliary Clearance.- Sinobronchial Syndrome.- Regional Pulmonary Function.- Mucociliary Clearance.- Evaluation of Responses of SBS to Treatment.- Bronchial Asthma.- Regional Pulmonary Function.- 8lmKr Gas and 133Xe Gas Imaging.- Ventilation and Perfusion During Drug Load.- Aerosol Inhalation Scintigraphy.- Mucociliary Clearance.- References.- 7 Pneumoconiosis.- Methods.- Posteroanterior Radiography.- Computed Radiography.- Computed Tomography.- Autopsy.- Case Presentations.- Case 1.- Case 2.- Case 3.- Case 4.- Case 5.- Case 6.- Case 7.- Discussion.- References.- 8 Lung Cancer.- SPECT in Lung Tumors.- Differentiation Between Malignant and Benign Lung Tumors.- Staging of Lung Cancer.- Follow-Up of the Response to Therapy.- 99mTc-MIBI Uptake in Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Predictor of Response to Chemotherapy.- References.- 9 Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome.- References.- 10 Mucociliary Clearance.- Experimental Studies in Dogs.- Human Studies.- Delayed Imaging.- Radioaerosol Inhalation Lung Cine-Scintigraphy.- Quantitative Evaluation.- Mucociliary Clearance in Health and Disease.- Large Airways: Trachea and Major Bronchi.- Ciliated Airways in Lung Parenchyma.- Pharmacological Effects.- Aminophylline and ?2-Stimulator.- References.- 11 Heart Scan.- Myocardial Perfusion Scan.- Physiology and Pathophysiology of Myocardial Blood Flow.- Stress Test.- Methods of Myocardial Scintigraphy.- Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease.- Acute Myocardial Infarction.- Unstable Angina.- Assessment of Revascularization.- Prognostication.- Myocardial Infarction Scan.- 99mTc-Pyrophosphate Scintigraphy.- 111In-Antimyosin Antibody Scintigraphy.- [123I]MIBG SPECT.- [123I]BMIPP SPECT.- [l8F]FDG PET and SPECT.- Blood Pool Scan.- Quantification.- Clinical Application.- Exercise Gated Blood Pool Scan.- Single-Pass Scintigraphy.- References.- 12 Collateral Circulation in the Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.- References.- 13 Mediastinum.- Lymphoma.- Mediastinal Parathyroid Adenoma.- Sarcoidosis.- Achalasia, Scleroderma, and Barrett's Esophagus.- References.- 14 The Bony Thoracic Cage.- Rib Cage.- Clavicle and Sternum.- Shoulder Girdle.- Thoracic Spine.- References.- 15 Breast Cancer.- References.
Responsibility: Y.-W. Bahk, E.E. Kim, T. Isawa ; with contributions by Y.-W. Bahk [and others].


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