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TUTORIAL: 2 CEU
82Sr/82Rb Generator: Design, Function, and Quality Control
SUMMARY OF TOPICS COVERED
- Official drug name, clinical indications, and a technical description of this radionuclide generator
- A description of the emissive properties of the Sr-82 parent and the Rb-82 daughter and information regarding its penetrability in human tissue
- Contraindications and side effects and adverse reactions related to this drug
- Generator Quality Control procedures
- Dose administration procedure
- Imaging procedures
- Internal radiation dosimetry associated with the administration of AMYVID
After completion of this tutorial, one should be able to:
- List the primary use of the generator
- Discuss the parent/daughter relationship of a generator in secular equilibrium
- Identify the route of administration, the typical prescribed dose, and the clinical pharmacology of the Rb-82 daughter
- Describe the process of elution of the generator
- Describe the method of assessing quality control of the generator and the eluate
- Give a brief summary of internal radiation dosimetry of the Rb-82 daughter, typically used for myocardial perfusion imaging,
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