Rapid-Fire Review

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Rapid-Fire Review Richard C. Brunken Manuel D. Cerqueira Wael A. Jaber QUESTIONS 1. Figure 9.1 shows regadenoson stress (top row) and rest (middle row) 13NH3 perfusion and 18FDG glucose metabolic…

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Imaging Systemic Diseases

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Imaging Systemic Diseases Brett W. Sperry Wael A. Jaber QUESTIONS 1. A 69-year-old male presents with dyspnea on exertion. His medical history is notable for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and…

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Cardiovascular Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

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Cardiovascular Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Richard C. Brunken QUESTIONS 1. Which of the following statements best characterizes rubidium-82, a radiotracer frequently used for cardiac PET imaging? A. The tracer is…

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Image Interpretation

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Image Interpretation Manuel D. Cerqueira QUESTIONS 1. A 62-year-old male presents with increasing shortness of breath and lower extremity edema. A projection image in the left anterior oblique position from…

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Imaging Protocols

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Imaging Protocols Manuel D. Cerqueira QUESTIONS 1. In the simultaneous acquisition dual-isotope protocol, when are the resting thallium-201 images acquired relative to the stress technetium-99m? A. Before B. At the…

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Radiopharmaceuticals and Radiation Safety

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Radiopharmaceuticals and Radiation Safety Kanak Amin Frank P. DiFilippo Wael A. Jaber QUESTIONS 1. Rank the following radionuclides in order of their half-lives (from shortest to longest): A. Technetium-99m, fluorine-18,…

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Physics and Instrumentation

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Physics and Instrumentation Kanak Amin Frank P. DiFilippo Wael A. Jaber QUESTIONS 1. A patient scheduled to undergo chemotherapy for breast carcinoma is referred for baseline equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography (ERNA)…

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