Bachelor's degree in Radiology Techniques for Imaging and Radiotherapy (to qualify as a medical radiology technician) (Verona)

Nuclear medicine - APPARECCHIATURE DI MEDICINA NUCLEARE, GAMMA CAMERA, PET - CONTROLLI DI QUALITA'

Course code
4S01772
Name of lecturer
Stefania Guariglia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
ING-INF/07 - ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 3A 1 semestre TSRM dal Jan 11, 2021 al Mar 5, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide basic knowledge on the equipment currently used in a nuclear medicine unit, including generators, dose calibrators, gas detectors, gamma camera, PET tomographs and related quality assurance.

Syllabus

Overview on nuclear medicine
• Production of radionuclides
- Tc99m
- cyclotron
• Detectors
- gas
ionization chamber
proportional counters
Geiger counters
dose calibrator
- semiconductor
NaI (Tl)
HPGe

• Gamma camera
- Detector
- Collimator
- Calibration
- Specific characteristics
- SPECT images
- Planar images

• PET
- Physical principles
- 2D-3D mode
- Image reconstruction

• CT-SPECT, CT-PET

• Quality assurance (QA)

• Iodine detector 131

Assessment methods and criteria

oral conversation



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