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Advancing nuclear medicine through innovation

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear medicine -- Technological innovations -- United States,
  • Imaging systems in medicine,
  • Radioisotope scanning -- United States,
  • Nuclear medicine -- United States -- Instruments

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-139).

    StatementCommittee on State of the Science of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division of Earth and Life Studies, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on State of the Science of Nuclear Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR895 .A426 2007, R895 .A426 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16152051M
    ISBN 10030911067X
    ISBN 109780309110679

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    Outside of work, Erik enjoys rowing and squash. To address the needs documented in this report, specialized instruction of chemists from overseas could be accomplished in some innovative fashion particularly in DOE-supported programs by linking training to research. However, while history highlights the payoff and public benefit from government investments in science and technology for nuclear medicine, the competitive edge that the United States has held for the past 50 years is seriously challenged. Every year, industry observers like the Cleveland Clinic and the medical device trade press single out their favorite technology trends. Such technology development frequently needs long incubation periods and cannot be carried out in standard 3- to 5-year funding cycles Chapters 6 and 7.

    Continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps are today's best options for automating most of the complicated daily process of blood sugar management — but they don't completely remove the need for skin pricks and shots. However, the process of advancing patient care is complex and slow. Use promotion code MPH20 for a 20 percent discount. These advances were made possible by the availability of radioisotopes, which are radioactive isotopes, or variants, of stable atoms. If the promise of the field is to be fulfilled, a federally supported infrastructure for basic and translational research in nuclear medicine should be considered.


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For over 60 years, SNMMI members have developed—and continue to explore—. The literature survey entailed review articles, book chapters and peer-reviewed research papers that could be extracted through electronic searches of the PsycINFO electronic database ( Aug 09,  · The practice of nuclear medicine to treat a variety of diseases is growing remarkably around the world.

Over 10, hospitals worldwide use radioisotopes in medicine, and about 90 percent of the procedures are for diagnosis. The most common radioisotope used in diagnosis is technetium, with some 30 million procedures per year, accounting for