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At a time when the attention of many workers in nuclear medicine is once more turning to kinetic considerations employing a variety of computer systems it is appropriate that reference books be available that review the fundamentals of tracer methods. This book attempted a very broad review of tracer methodology. Chapters cover the definition of a tracer, various tracer types, detection instruments, fundamental mathematics and mathematical manipulations, statistical methods, data presentation, line fitting, experimental design, mathematical development of tracer kinetics, and quantitative examples of biomedical kinetics.
Many times the authors succeed only in introducing the topic and whetting the reader's
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Fundamentals of the Tracer Method.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:323. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-2-323_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(2):323.
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