Positron emission tomography radiopharmaceutical studies in humans: a guide to regulations for academic researchers.

@article{Fleming2012PositronET,
  title={Positron emission tomography radiopharmaceutical studies in humans: a guide to regulations for academic researchers.},
  author={Ian N Fleming and Mark Whelan and Roy Baxendale and Fiona J. Gilbert and Paul Matthews and Franklin I. Aigbirhio},
  journal={Nuclear medicine communications},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={899-906}
}
All clinical trials are covered by a series of regulations that seek to protect the rights, safety and welfare of participating patients. The regulations covering PET studies are especially complex to interpret because of the specialized nature of the language of the regulations and of PET studies themselves. It is often unclear whether the application demands that the radiotracer used be treated as an investigational medical product. This paper is intended to act as a general guide for UK… CONTINUE READING