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radiopaque materials are injected to obtain contrast with surrounding tissuewhen shown on x-ray film
machine to detect gamma rays emitted from radiopharmaceuticals during scanning for diagnostic purposes
time required for a radioactive substance to lose half its radioactivity by disintegration
magnetic resonance imaging
magnetic field and radio waves produce sagittal, coronal,and axial images of the body
medical specialty that studies the uses of radioactive substances (radionuclides) in diagnosis of disease
test combines radioactive chemicals and antibodies to detect minute quanities of substances in a patients blood
radioactive drug that is administered safely for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes
image of an area, organ, or tissue of the body obtained from a ultrasound,radioactive tracer studies, computed tomography, or magnetic resonance imaging
single photon emission computed tomography (spect)
radioactive tracer is injected intravenously and a computer reconstructs a 3D image based on a computer with many views
radionuclides are used as tags, or labels, attached to chemicals and followed as they travel through the body
diagnostic technique that projects and retrieves high frequency sound waves as they echo off parts of the body
radiopharmaceutical is inhaled (ventilation) and injected intravenously (perfusion) followed by imaging its passage through the respiratory tract
digital imaging in communication in medicine- standard protocol for transmission between imaging devices(e.g. CT scans and PACS workstations)
isotope of radioactive iodine- used in diagnosis (thyroid scan) and treatment for thyroid cancer
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