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|Course Name:||Nuclear Medicine|
|Coordinator(s):||Robert Licho, M.D. Robert.Licho@umassmemorial.org|
|Sites Available:||UMMHC-University Campus|
|Number of Students / Month:||1|
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 3rd Year Clerkships|
Elective Description: The aim of this elective are to provide students with a grounding in the diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioisotopes in patients with a wide variety of disease. Emphasis will be placed on Nuclear Cardiology, thyroid imaging, general organ imaging, and nuclear oncology (PET-CT). There will also be an introduction to isotope handling techniques. Applications of computers to digital image processing will be taught and there will be practical experience in the use of computers in the analysis of clinical studies.
|Location: UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655|