School of Medicine
University of Patras
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Undergraduate Courses

Introduction to Nuclear Medicine

Semester 8th ()

Hours Teaching 0 hours, Laboratory 2 hours, Tutorial 0 hours , Clinical Training 0 hours (per week)



The purpose of this course is the student to understand the principles of diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioisotopes in medicine. To be aware of the main indications of radioisotope methods, the possibilities they offer their differences from other similar diagnostic techniques, their therapeutic potential, current applications, and the dynamic that they hold in the anticipated broadening of molecular imaging and molecular targeted treatment. Lessons from the auditorium set the initial cognitive framework. In remedial courses the student is guided through the laboratory, the principles of operation of the main organs and imaging systems are explained, the conduct of daily tests is monitored and the student is inserted in the differential diagnosis of cases.