Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Gallez Bernard (coordinator); Vander Borght Thierry;
Introduction to the use of radioisotopes : tracer, applications in vitro (pharmacology, RIA) and in vivo (with comparison to other imaging modalities) Preparation of radiolabelled molecules : nuclear reactions (neutron activation, charged particles, fission, generators), radiochemistry Two examples illustrated from the nuclear reaction, radiochemistry, pharmaceutical conditioning, quality controls, and use in nuclear medicine (+ comparison/integration of other modalities for the diagnosis assessment) : - 99mTc generator, diphosphonate kits for the use in bone scintigraphy - 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose and applications in PET oncology
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||Answer to three fundamental questions : why and how to use a radioactive isotope, and how to prepare it ?|
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