19. Nano-sized Carrier Systems as New Materials for Nuclear Medicine

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari,
  2. Ajay K. Mishra,
  3. Hisatoshi Kobayashi and
  4. Anthony P.F. Turner
  1. Martin Hruby

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch19

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Hruby, M. (2012) Nano-sized Carrier Systems as New Materials for Nuclear Medicine, in Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications (eds A. Tiwari, A. K. Mishra, H. Kobayashi and A. P.F. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch19

Author Information

  1. Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938799

Online ISBN: 9781118311974

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Keywords:

  • nanoparticles;
  • nuclear medicine;
  • SPECT;
  • PET;
  • EPR effect;
  • radiosynovectomy;
  • reticuloendothelial system;
  • cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging of Reticuloendothelial System with Radiolabeled Nanoparticles

  • Local Applications of Nanoparticles

  • Nanoparticles for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

  • Minimization of Systemic Radiation Burden

  • Conclusions

  • Aknowledgements