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Other Type C Electives

Course Name: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
Course Number: XX-421
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s):

Robert Licho, M.D. lichor@umassmemorial.org

Department: Radiology
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: July-May
Number of Students / Month: 1
Prerequisites: None
Elective Description: The aims of this elective are to provide the students with a grounding in the diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioisotopes in patients with a wide variety of diseases. 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.
Note: NA
Location:UMMHC-University Campus