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Hosny et al. 22 tron. Due to de Broglie wave pattern of the orbiting electrons, they could come close to or pass through the unstable nucleus allowing capture to occur yielding Z reduction by 1, N increase by 1, and the mass number A remains the same. 1. 55 Fe is a radionuclide undergoes such a transformation to reach the nuclear stability. 022 MeV and reaches stability by positron emission accompanied with electron capture mode of decay. 11C and 18F are radionuclides of medical interest that undergo such competitive decay (β+ and EC).
The former class of compounds are commonly labelled with 99m Tc solution eluted from molybdenum-99 generators. Radionuclides such as 201Tl, 67Ga, 111In-, 123I and 131I belong also to the same class and have several diagnostic or therapeutic applications. ) and used in PET imaging applications such as oncology, cardiology and neurology. These kinds of radiotracers require medical cyclotrons and other essential infrastructures that include radiochemistry production facility, analytical and quality control equipments 13 and other radiation detection and measurements devices.
These radionuclides are used to label a wide variety of pharmaceutical compounds that interrogate disease biochemistry using PET imaging techniques. 9 Production method Cyclotron Cyclotron Cyclotron Cyclotron Generator (from Ge-68) Generator (from Sr-82) Source: Refs. [2, 6] photons detected in coincidence). 3 lists some clinically useful positron emitter radionuclides. Higher positron energy means a longer effective positron range (the average distance from the emitting nucleus to the end of the positron range) travelling through tissue.
Basic Science of PET Imaging by Magdy M. Khalil