How long does radiation stay in the body?

How long does radiation stay in the body?

In this video, Dr. Atul Verma, Head Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi, will talk on how long does the radiation stays in the body He explains that the radiation depends on the radiotraces, depending on the half-life of these radiotraces. Isotopes have different half-lives. For example, thallium has a half-life of 73 hours. Generally it is checked accordingly to the radiation exposure to the patient. When the half-life is of short duration, then the drug can be injected more. Dr. Atul will explain these with examples.

Dr. Atul Verma

MBBS from G R Medical college, Gwalior (MP) in 1985. House job in General surgery & radiotherapy from GRMC & Cancer hospital, Gwalior. DRM (Diploma in Radiation Medicine) from Radiation Medicine centre, Mumbai (BARC). MBA from Sikkim Manipal university in marketing and HR with distinction. Nuclear Medicine physician at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. Has conducted more than 65000 Nuclear Cardiology cases which constitutes one of the largest data in South East Asia. One of the most experienced nuclear physician conducting most of the protocols using the latest cardiac dedicated solid state detector gamma camera (GE-Discovery 530 C).

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