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Nuclear medicine and radioactivity: from nuclear biology to molecular imaging 

Nuclear medicine and radioactivity: from nuclear biology to molecular imaging
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Nuclear medicine and radioactivity: from nuclear biology to molecular imaging
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Adrian M.K. Thomas

and Arpan K. Banerjee

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199639977.003.0012
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date: 27 February 2021

Chapter 12 discusses nuclear medicine and radioactivity, including Henri Becquerel and the Curies, radium, nuclear medicine in World War II, Joseph Rotblat, early nuclear medicine, the rectilinear scanner, Hal Anger, the development of Photon Emission Tomography (PET) and Single Photon Emission CT (SPECT), and molecular imaging.

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