RadTool Nuclear Medicine Flash Facts by Bital Savir-Baruch, ISBN-13: 978-3319246345

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RadTool Nuclear Medicine Flash Facts by Bital Savir-Baruch, ISBN-13: 978-3319246345

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  • Publisher: ‎ Springer; 1st ed. 2017 edition (August 9, 2016)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 253 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 3319246348
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-3319246345

This book is a learning aid and reference tool that provides all the important information pertaining to radioactive tracers within a single, easy-to-read volume. It introduces a new learning methodology that will help the reader to recall key facts on each tracer, including production, physical and chemical characteristics, study protocols, mechanism of action, distribution, and clearance. In addition, normal and abnormal tracer distributions are graphically reproduced on an outline of the human body using multiple colors. The book will be of value for all radiologists and medical students seeking a reliable source of essential information on radioactive tracers that can be readily consulted during everyday practice and used in preparation for examinations.

Dr. Bital Savir-Baruch is a Nuclear Medicine Assistant Professor in the Nuclear Medicine Division, Department of Radiology at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois. Dr. Savir is a board certified Nuclear Medicine physician. She received her medical degree from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. After completing a two-year research fellowship in the Department of Radiology at Emory university Hospital, Atlanta, GA, she joined the Nuclear Medicine residency program. While at Emory, Dr. Savir continued to advance as a clinical physician, medical educator, and researcher. In 2014, Dr. Savir joined Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois as an Assistant Professor of Radiology. Alongside her position as a Nuclear Medicine Attending physician, she serves as a research and education mentor for medical students and residents. Additionally, Dr. Savir was appointed as a mentor at the “Education Pathway” program, designed for elite radiology residents at Loyola. Her main research interest lies in the innovation of new techniques to guide invasive procedures and investigate novel radiotracers and imaging devices in the detection and management of neoplastic diseases. She is also an active member of ACNM, SNMMI, ASNC, RSNA and ACR societies.

Dr. Bruce J. Barron did his undergraduate schooling at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His medical school training was at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. He did a pediatric residency at Miami Children’s Hospital and is board certified in pediatrics. For his nuclear medicine training, Dr. Barron attended George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He started his career at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was the chief of service at Ben Taub General Hospital. For the next 17 years, Dr. Barron  worked at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, where he was division chief and service chief at Memorial Hermann Hospital and LBJ General Hospital. He became a professor of radiology. Dr. Barron received a masters degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Texas Woman’s University . He introduced PET/CT into the radiology department and was responsible for numerous clinical trials and pediatric nuclear medicine  at UT-H. In 2008, Dr. Barron became professor of radiology at Emory University in Atlanta and is service chief at Emory University Midtown Hospital and also serves as attending physician at the Atlanta VA Hospital. He studied toward a masters degree in biomedical ethics and has been active in the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the RSNA where he is a member of the Ethics Committee and Professionalism Committee respectively.

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