Japanese consensus guidelines for pediatric nuclear medicine. Part 1: Pediatric radiopharmaceutical administered doses (JSNM pediatric dosage card). Part 2: Technical considerations for pediatric nuclear medicine imaging procedures

Ann Nucl Med. 2014 Jun;28(5):498-503. doi: 10.1007/s12149-014-0826-9. Epub 2014 Mar 20.


The Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine has recently published the consensus guidelines for pediatric nuclear medicine. This article is the English version of the guidelines. Part 1 proposes the dose optimization in pediatric nuclear medicine studies. Part 2 comprehensively discusses imaging techniques for the appropriate conduct of pediatric nuclear medicine procedures, considering the characteristics of imaging in children.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia
  • Body Weight
  • Consensus*
  • Diagnostic Imaging / methods*
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Nuclear Medicine / methods*
  • Pediatrics / methods*
  • Radiation Dosage*
  • Radiopharmaceuticals / administration & dosage*
  • Restraint, Physical
  • Urination


  • Radiopharmaceuticals