M D (Doctor of Medicine) : Nuclear Medicine

In New Delhi

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New Delhi
ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029, Delhi, India
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Course programme

1. Basic Sciences :

(a) Modes of radioactive decay elementary aspect of the structure of matter.
(b) Emissions accompanying radioactive decay, and their biological implications.
(c) Interaction of radiation with matter
(d) Basic physics of Nuclear Medicine imaging, x-ray computed tomography, Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance and Ultrasonography, Single Photon Emission Tomography & Positron Emission
2. Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Sciences
(a) Basic Mathematical Concepts, Counting Statistics, Probability distribution and parametric and
non-parametric statistics.
(b) Basic aspects of computer structure, function and programming both hardware & software.
(c) Computer applications with emphasis on digital image acquisition, analysis, processing and
enhancement, tomographic reconstruction display and recordings of findings.
(d) Compartmental analysis and mathematical models of physiologic systems.
(e) Fundamental of filters, their applications and uses.
3. Instrumentation
(a) Principles of Radiation detection and detectors.
(b) Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation including Gamma Scintillation cameras, scanners, Single Photon
Emission Tomography, Positron Emission Tomography & Cyclotron, Dose Calibrators,
Tomography imaging devices, “Positron imaging instruments”, whole body counters, gamma
well counters, liquid scintillation counters, monitoring devices.
(c) Quality Control of nuclear instruments, as mentioned in (b).
(d) Collimation of radiation detectors, the characteristics of parallel hole Fan beam collimators, High
resolution & High energy collimators and other types of collimators, their response to point, line,
and plane sources.

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