Asst. Prof. Thonnapong Thongpraparn, M.Eng

Division : Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology

Specialty groups : Nuclear Medicine

Languages : Thai, English

Field of interests : Nuclear medicine instruments, Radiation protection, Image processing.

Education
Year
1998
Master of Engineering (Nuclear technology)
1994
Bachelor of Science (Physics)
Certifications
Year
2019
Certificate Training Course of Enhancing Capacities in Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy: Nuclear Neurology (Japan)
2014
Certificate Regional Workshop on Image Processing for Medical Physicist (Indonesia)
2013
Certificate Advanced course of medical Physicist (National Institute of Radiological Science; Japan)
2012
Certificate Basic course of medical Physicist (National Institute of Radiological Science; Japan)
2009
Certificate Regional Training Course on Radiation Protection in Hybrid Imaging (Singapore)
2008
Certificate Regional Training Courses on Radiation protection and quality control (Bangkladesh)
2006
Certificate Operation and maintenance of PET/CT program (Washington University; School of Medicine; Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology; St. Louis, MO USA).
2005
Certificate Regional Training Courses on Radionuclide Treatment of Liver Cancer (Nori, Islamabud, Pakistan)
2005
Certificate Radioactive Waste Management, Office of Atom for peace
2004
Certificate radiation Protection for radiation safety supervisor, Office of Atom for peace
2003
Certificate Distance Assisted Training Program for Nuclear Medicine, Chulalongkorn university
Professional memberships
Year
Present
Thai Nuclear medicine society
Recent publications
  1. Somkiat HUAIJANTUG, Wuttiwong THEERAPHUN, Nirut SUWANNA, Thanapong THONGPRAPARN, Rujaporn CHANACHAI, Waraporn AUMARM. Localization of cerebral hypoperfusion in dogs with refractory and non-refractory epilepsy using [99mTc] ethyl cysteinate dimer and single photon emission computed tomography. J Vet Med Sci. 2020 May; 82(5): 553–558. Published online 2020 Mar 19. doi: 10.1292/jvms.19-0372
  2. Thientunyakit T., Sethanandha C., Muangpaisan W., Chawalparit O., Arunrungvichian K., Siriprapa T., Vichianin Y., Kamal S., Suppasilp C., Thongpraparn T., Chanachai R., Gelovani J.G. Relationships between amyloid levels, glucose metabolism, morphologic changes in the brain and clinical status of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Ann Nucl Med. 2020: 1-12
  3. Thientunyakit T, Thongpraparn T, Siriprapa T, Gelovani JG. Head-to-head comparison of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose and 18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT in three patients with rare gestational trophoblastic neoplasms. World J Nucl Med January 2019
  4. Thonnapong Thongpraparn, Yoko Ikoma, Takahiro Shiraishi, Taiga Yamaya, Hiroshi Ito. “Effects of point spread function-based image reconstruction on neuroreceptor binding in positron emission tomography study with [11C]FLB 457” Radiol Phys Technol (2016) 9:127–137. DOI 10.1007/s12194-015-0343-0.
  5. Tanyaluck T, Thonnapong T, Nopparat P. “Left ventricular ejection fraction analysis in an equilibrium cardiac gated blood pool study: Is the same software package really needed to follow up the same patient?” Siriraj Med J 2015; 67:173-180.