Following successful completion of the course, the students will understand the principles and they will be able to use the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of radionuclides in common clinical senarios of main medical specialties (oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, nephrology, orthopedics, pediatrics, etc). Moreover, they will become familiar with the contemporary trends in imaging and the newer advances (including hybrid imaging, SPECT/CT and PET/CT). In addition, they will be knowledgeable about the radoisotopic measurements of significant biological substances in vitro (hormones, tumor markers) and significant biological functions (glomerular filtration rate).
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course material includes: Diseases of the heart, kidneys, endocrine glands, CNS, musculoskeletal system, lungs, gastrointestinal system, lymphatics, infection and inflammation, oncology, therapeutic applications and measurements of quantitative variables with nuclear medicine techniques(GFR etc)