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Interventional Breast Imaging

Ultrasound, Mammography, and MR Guidance Techniques

£126.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9783131467010
Publication Date: May 2010

A step-by-step guide to performing image-guided breast interventions

Written by a team of experts, this practical how-to guide provides a systematic overview of the most current image-guided interventional techniques used to diagnose breast abnormalities.

In the first part of the book, the authors discuss how to acquire tissue samples using minimally invasive procedures such as ultrasound-, x-ray-, and MRI-based interventions, and present information on pretherapeutic localization and classification of lesions. The second part of the book covers the essentials of fine-needle aspiration and cytologic assessment, followed by a chapter on histologic evaluation and up-to-date pathology reporting categories for core and vacuum biopsy specimens.

Features:
  • 1,295 high-quality clinical images from the authors' daily practice illustrate radiographic findings and examination approaches
  • More than 50 cases studies for self-assessment
  • Separate chapters on patient preparation, instrumentation, galactography and ductoscopy, and sentinel node biopsy
  • Color-coded text boxes highlight tips, tricks, pitfalls, checklists, and guidelines for rapid review of essential concepts
  • Consistent chapter structure for maximum accessibility

Interventional Breast Imaging is a must-have resource for all radiologists and gynecologists. It will improve the accuracy and confidence of any clinician involved in image-guided breast interventions.

Praise for this book:

"This teaching textbook is highly recommended to any radiologist." --Clinical Imaging May 2011, Antonio F. Govoni, MD

"The difference [between this book] with traditional books presenting radiological cases is based on the choice by the authors to present each case as a quiz thereby stimulating the reader to test his/her experience and technical knowledge." --Clinical Imaging May 2011, Aldo Morra, MD

"Simulates the experience of having the direct supervision of a more seasoned radiologist colleague...one could find the answer to virtually any question about breast imaging interventional procedures in this book." --Doody's Review

Step-by-step details...more than 1,200 clinical images...and 60-plus case studies are presented for self-assessment...consistently structured to make information optimally accessible.--SciTech Book News

"[Five stars] Examples and excellent illustrations...simulates the experience of having the direct supervision of a more seasoned radiologist colleague...high quality book...its thoroughness and attention to detail are its greatest strengths.."--Doody's Review

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