By Ken Herrmann, Omgo Nieweg, Stephen P. Povoski
This ebook deals a finished evaluation of the state-of-the-art within the perform of radioguided surgical procedure. the outlet part is dedicated to the elemental physics ideas for detection and imaging, radiation detection equipment expertise, ideas of surgical navigation, radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals, and radiation safeguard. a chain of chapters then deal with the medical program of radioguided surgical procedure for a number of malignancies, together with breast melanoma, cancer and different cutaneous malignancies, gynecologic malignancies, head and neck malignancies, thyroid melanoma, urologic malignancies, colon melanoma, gastroesophageal melanoma, lung melanoma, bone tumors, parathyroid adenomas, and neuroendocrine tumors. for every software, the suggested methodological ways are mentioned and the to be had cumulative scientific studies of investigators from around the globe are reviewed. A wakeful attempt is made to focus on contemporary advancements and leading edge multidisciplinary ways inside every one scientific sector. fascinating matters and novel methods are additional explored via a suite of chosen case stories on the finish of the booklet. The contributing authors are all specialists of their personal fields, making sure that the e-book will carry huge charm for surgeons, surgical technologists, nuclear drugs physicians, nuclear drugs technologists, and diverse trainees.