Diagnostic Breast Imaging

Front Cover
Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 481 pages
0 Reviews
Comprehensive and systematic, this important new edition covers all imaging modalities for diagnosing breast disorders. You will find expert guidelines on the role of mammography, high-resolution ultrasound, MRI and percutaneous biopsy to achieve your diagnostic goals, and benefit from a practical review of the physics, histology, pathology, and quality control needed by those who perform breast imaging procedures. New key features: PET and novel modalities, Lymph nodes (sentinel node), Staging breast cancerNew ACR classifications, Doppler ultrasound, Stereotactic ultrasound biopsy, Full-breast digital imaging and computer-aided diagnosis, Mammotome, Updated references

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Clinical Findings
A history of breast cancer in first or seconddegree
Digital Mammography
Examination Technique
Techniques for Biopsy and Biopsy Guidance
Preoperative Localization
The Normal Breast
Patient History
Risk Factors
Galactoceles and Oil Cysts
Pathognomonic Findings

Interpreting Sonographic Findings
Examination Procedure
who suffer from claustrophobia Contrastenhanced MRI is used
Breast Imaging Technigues under Investigation
injecting contrast medium The few contraindications concern rare
Percutaneous Biogsy
The Radiographically Dense Breast
Dense Breast with Palpable Finding
Nipple Discharge
Appendix 1

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Professor Sylvia Heywang-Koebrunner, MDHead of Reference Center for Mammography Munich MunichGermany

Professor Ingrid Schreer, MDPrivate PracticeHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information