Breast Cancer Imaging

Breast Cancer Imaging

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Through a case-based approach, this book illustrates the best practices for all facets of breast cancer imaging - from screening of asymptomatic patients to cancer staging, identifying metastases, and assessing efficacy of treatment - in a succinct, practical source. Contributing authors from a wide range of subspecialties provide well-rounded guidance to meet the needs of todaya€™s multidisciplinary work environment. Presents multidisciplinary discussions on the advantages and/or limitations of all available modalities. Includes advice from leading experts on cross-sectional imaging, breast imaging, and PET/CT, with input from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and breast surgery, to span the complete spectrum of care from screening to diagnosis to treatment, reflecting todaya€™s team approach to patient care. Covers all imaging modalities to help you correlate disease presentations on mammography, CT, MR, US, and PET images. Offers a very practical, clinical, concise approach to the subject in a case-based format. Provides over 1, 000 high-resolution images of disease appearance for comparison with the findings you encounter in your practice.It is probably best reserved for select circumstances, such as pregnant patients, and in problem solving of difficult to characterize liver ... and evaluation of breast cancer liver metastases, owing to its ready availability, speed, and lack of operator dependence. ... Triple-phase technique (noncontrast, followed by enhanced CT during hepatic arterial [HA] and portal venous [PV] phases of enhancement) 2.

Title:Breast Cancer Imaging
Author:Marie Tartar, Christopher E. Comstock, Michael S. Kipper
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-07-11


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