By National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Committee on State of the Science of Nuclear Medicine
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Combined-Modality Imaging (PET/CT, PET/MRI, and SPECT/CT) CT, MRI, and PET all provide complementary “views” of normal and diseased tissues, with PET offering quantitative functional information and MRI and CT scans providing high-resolution anatomical information. The power of combined-modality imaging will increase dramatically as molecularly targeted radiotracers with high specific activity are developed and as the sensitivity and resolution of PET increase to allow for high-resolution, temporal imaging.
They have collaborated to develop: • nuclear reactors and particle accelerators that produce radionuclides; • chemical processes to synthesize radiopharmaceuticals that can be used for imaging and treatment; and • instruments that can detect radiation emitted from the radionuclides that accumulate in the human body. 7 billion industry. 9) and produces a three-dimensional image of radionuclide distribution. For example, the radiopharmaceutical fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a form of sugar labeled with a radionuclide [fluorine-18] that is imaged using PET.
5 million needed for renovation and installation. 8 million is needed to cover annual operating costs, assuming no major repairs are needed (personal communication, Thomas Budinger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, July 2, 2007). Consideration could be given to developing a low-cost, low-maintenance accelerator that would be in the category of a tabletop instrument. Some design specifications for a compact generator that might be developed include a miniature linear proton accelerator using modern engineering and new target designs, acceleration of helium-3 atoms into a primary target doped with deuterium to produce 15 MeV protons, photonuclear-based isotope production, and laser-stimulated proton production.