Practical MR Mammography
Uwe Fischer, Ulrich Brinck (M.D.)
Thieme, 2004 - Breast - 211 pages
For answers to these questions, turn to Practical MR Mammography by Uwe Fischer, M.D. This beautifully produced work gives you the tools to learn and understand every aspect of MR mammography -- from sequence protocols and equipment settings to preoperative staging, MR-assisted interventions, and image evaluation guidelines. Integrating epidemiological, clinical, and pathological data throughout, this practice-oriented book contains hundreds of high-quality images that illustrate both benign and malignant breast conditions. MR mammography, conventional mammograms, and breast ultrasound are directly compared, giving you the broadest possible range of options in achieving an accurate diagnosis. Because of the numerous benefits associated with its use, MR imaging is becoming a more common method for the evaluation of breast disease. Here is the essential introduction for radiology residents and specialists, or any clinician new to this emerging diagnostic tool. Book jacket.
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History of MR Mammography
Basic Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3 Study Protocols
Differential Diagnoses and Strategie Considerations
Patient Positioning 6 Spatial Resolution
Tumor Angiogenesis and MR Mammography
Artifacts and Sources of Error
Normal Findings in MR Mammography
Invasive Tumor Forms
MR Mammography in Men
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