Diagnostic Breast Imaging

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 481 pages
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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
 

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Contents

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

Interpreting Sonographic Findings
MRI
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
Interventions
Asymmetry
The Radiographically Dense Breast
Dense Breast with Palpable Finding
Sonography
Microcalcifications
Nipple Discharge
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Professor Sylvia Heywang-Koebrunner, MDHead of Reference Center for Mammography Munich MunichGermany

Professor Ingrid Schreer, MDPrivate PracticeHamburgGermany

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