Essays about: "Bone seeking radionuclide"

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  1. 1. TLD Measurements on Patients being treated with a Taylor Spatial Frame : Using Radiation from Na18F PET/CT Studies and from Naturally Occurring Radioisotopes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Fysikum

    Author : Kousha Mirzadeh; [2014]
    Keywords : Taylor Spatial Frame; Thermoluminescent dosimeters; Tibia fracture; Bone remodeling; Na18F; PET CT; Bone seeking radionuclide;

    Abstract : Background: In an ongoing study conducted at Karolinska Institutet & Karolinska University Hospital, Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) scans are performed on patients with tibia fractures and deformations treated with Taylor Spatial Frames (TSFs) in order to monitor their bone remodeling progress. Each patients receive an administration of approximately 2 MBq/kg bodyweight of Na18F associated with PET scans on two sessions, six and twelve weeks after the attachment of the TSF. READ MORE