Breast Ultrasound: How, Why and When

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Overview

This book is a detailed, accessible and comprehensive reference manual reflecting current guidance & citing recent peer-reviewed evidence. It is written by and for radiographers. Through text and diagrams the fundamental skills and techniques for acquisition of high quality diagnostic images are explained and demonstrated; high quality ultrasound images throughout underpin instruction on accurate image interpretation and diagnosis. Inclusion of unusual and rare appearances allow the reader to avoid common pitfalls and resolve diagnostic dilemmas.

• Step-by-step guide to performing, interpreting and reporting breast ultrasound examinations
• Extensive coverage of underlying principles and practice of breast ultrasound
• Holistic chapter on ultrasound of the male breast
• Experienced editor and contributing team with current experience in clinical practice and educational delivery
• Application specific physics and equipment chapters

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443100765
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/22/2007
  • Series: How, Why and When Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 703,849
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Breast cancer, diagnosis and imaging : a historical perspective (Gillian R. Clough)
Equipment for breast ultrasound (Heather Venables)
Breast anatomy and normal ultrasound appearances (Mike Stocksley and Anne-Marie Dixon)
Ultrasound examination technique (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Ultrasound image interpretation, recording and reporting (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Benign breast disease (David S. Enion and Anne-Marie Dixon)
Malignant breast disease (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Ultrasound of the augmented breast (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Breast disease in the male patient (Caroline Begaj)
Ultrasounded guided interventional techniques (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Additional diagnostic imaging techniques (Anne-Marie Dixon)
Breast imaging service provision, education and training (Jacqui Lee and Anne-Marie Dixon)

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