Diagnosis of Breast Diseases

Integrating the Findings of Clinical Presentation, Mammography, and Ultrasound

5c37f1e54c697.jpg Author Volker Barth
Isbn 9783131438317
File size 45MB
Year 2011
Pages 448
Language English
File format PDF
Category Medicine

Book Description:

This atlas provides radiologists with essential
information for the differential diagnosis of breast diseases on the basis of
clinical presentation, mammography, and ultrasound. It begins with
chapters on tumor biology, prognostic factors, and histology. The authors then
provide a thorough evaluation of various methods for early detection and
accurate diagnosis, including analog and digital mammography, ultrasound, MR
imaging, PET/CT, and interventional procedures. They discuss in detail the
strengths and limitations of each imaging modality, aspects of quality control,
test intervals, peri- and postoperative management principles, and follow-up



  • Presentation of difficult cases that effectively
    demonstrate the diagnostic hurdles and forensic pitfalls in breast diagnosis
  • Special sections on breast cancer in men and young
    women, with discussion of women who are pregnant or lactating
  • Color-coded practical tips and clinical notes for
    optimal comprehension of the material
  • Extensive Q&A sections for self-testing in two
    major chapters
  • More than 1,700 high-quality illustrations, including
    clinical color photographs, ultrasound images, and mammograms


“I believe that this outstanding
modern book will be highly valued by radiologists, oncologists, surgeons and
many other specialists.”—British Journal of Radiology


"Every page contains an
opportunity to increase the user's knowledge,.”—Radiologic Technology



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