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Atlas of Total Body Radionuclide Imaging.

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Volumes I. and II.. By Fordham Ernest W., Ali Amjad, Turner David A., Charters John R.. . 1667 total pages. Harper & Row; , Publishers, Philadelphia: , 1982.. $175.00. (2 volumes).

Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(1):122. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-98-1-122_1
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The authors have shown a superb awareness of the complexity involved in the technique and interpretation of skeletal and total-body soft-tissue nuclear imaging. In the past decade, total-body nuclear imaging has developed from a relatively infrequently ordered procedure to the most commonly ordered static-imaging study. This increase in frequency was directly related to the development of 99m Tc-labeled bone-seeking radiopharmaceutical products by Subramanian in 1971 and the subsequent development of efficient and high-resolution total-body imaging scintillation cameras by the equipment manufacturers. The authors have expertly discussed the role of nuclear imaging in the evaluation of benign and malignant disease of


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