Radiobioassays: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


1st Edition

Edited by Fuad S. Ashkar

CRC Press

240 pages

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First Published in 1983, this book offers a full comprehensive guide to the examination of radiation in the body. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for radiologists and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Volume I.

1. RIA: Principles and Application. 2. Principles of Instrumentation for Radiobioassay. 3. Principles of RIA Data Management. 4. Radiobioassay Economics and Laboratory Management. 5. Thyroid Evaluation with Radioassay. 6. Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of Adrenal Dysfunction. 7. Parathyroid Hormone (PTH). 8. Calcitonin. 9. Human Reproduction Functions: Evaluation with Radiobioassay. Index.

Volume II.

1. Clinical Application of the Radioimmunoassay of Insulin. 2. The Renin-Angiotensin System. 3. Growth Hormone Radioimmunoassay (RIA). 4. Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Techniques for Breast Cancer. 5. Radioassay in Hematology. 6. Serum Bile Acids. 7. Gastrin: Role in Normal Physiology and Disease States. 8. Application of Tumor Markers in the Immunodiagnosis of Cancer. 9. Assays of Drugs by Immunological Methods. 10. Radioassay in Allergy and Immunology. 11. RIA in Cardiovascular Disease. 12. Radioimmunoassays for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases. 13. Scintigraphic Diagnostic Studies and Therapeutic Applications of Radiolabelled Antibodies. Index.

About the Editor

Fuad S. Ashkar

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine