Cyclotron Based Production of Technetium-99m

IAEA Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Reports No. 2

Subject Classification: 0101-Nuclear medicine (including radiopharmaceuticals)

English STI/PUB/1743; (ISBN:978-92-0-102916-4); 59 pp.; 48 figures; € 33.00; Date Published: 2017

This publication presents a comprehensive overview of the technologies involved in the production of cyclotron based 99mTc. These would include techniques relevant to preparation of targets, irradiation of targets under high beam currents, target processing, target recovery and quality control of the final product. The publication provides broad information, well supported with references, on improved production routes and improved separation and purification of cyclotron based 99mTc. These approaches achieve high specific activity and chemical purity of 99mTc suitable for labelling molecules of medical interest and also enable spare capacity to be available at medical cyclotron centres. The readership of this publication is scientists interested in translating this technology to practice, technologists already working with cyclotrons wanting to enhance the utility of the existing machines and managers who are in the process of setting up facilities in their countries. Students working towards higher level degrees in related fields may also benefit from this publication.

IAEA Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals, Nuclear Medicine, Health, Cyclotrons, Technetium-99m, Isotopes, Technologies, 99mTc, Preparation of Targets, Dissolution, Separation, Quality Control, Recycling, Clinical Studies, CRP, Coordinated Research Project, Molybdenum, Purity, Labelling Molecules, Methods, Nuclear Data, Target Materials, Proton Energy, Irradiation Facilities, Beams, Accelerator Based

Download/View Publication

Publication (Main)
Download PDF (5.06 MB)

Companion CD View Files

Download Order Form PDF
You might also like

Strategic Planning for Research Reactors ...

Read more

History, Development and Future of TRIGA Research Reactors ...

Read more

Status of Accelerator Driven Systems Research and Technology Development ...

Read more

Utilization of Accelerator Based Real Time Methods in Investigation of Materials with High Technological Importance ...

Read more

Research Reactor Benchmarking Database: Facility Specification and Experimental Data ...

Read more

Feasibility of Producing Molybdenum-99 on a Small Scale Using Fission of Low Enriched Uranium or Neutron Activation of N ...

Read more

Applications of Research Reactors ...

Read more

Commercial Products and Services of Research Reactors ...

Read more

Research Reactors: Safe Management and Effective Utilization ...

Read more

Neutron Generators for Analytical Purposes ...

Read more

Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators ...

Read more

Utilization of Accelerators ...

Read more

Development Opportunities for Small and Medium Scale Accelerator Driven Neutron Sources –  Report of a technical meeting ...

Read more

Manual for Reactor Produced Radioisotopes ...

Read more

The Applications of Research Reactors ...

Read more