Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging [NOOK Book]

Overview

Detect and identify breast lesions at the earliest possible stage with Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging. Dr. Jennifer Harvey and Dr. David E. March utilize a practical, case-based approach to help you select and make optimal use of today's imaging options.

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Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging

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Overview

Detect and identify breast lesions at the earliest possible stage with Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging. Dr. Jennifer Harvey and Dr. David E. March utilize a practical, case-based approach to help you select and make optimal use of today's imaging options.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located.
  • Learn the right questions to ask when viewing a mammogram, MRI, or ultrasound.
  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters followed by case studies that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
  • Distinguish normal variants and lookalike lesions from cancer thanks to expert, highly visual guidance on all relevant imaging modalities.
  • Interpret the findings you're likely to see in practice with the aid of high-quality images, enhanced with arrows and labels to help you recognize and identify suspicious lesions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455751907
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 584
  • Sales rank: 1,086,858
  • File size: 40 MB
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Table of Contents

Section I: Approach and Technique

1. The First Question

2. Physics Facts that WILL Improve Your Images

3. Screening Mammography 101 and Beyond

4. The Recalled Patient: Now What?

Section II: Findings on Mammography

5. Breast Anatomy and Physiology: Recognizing Normal Changes

6. Calcifications Made Easy

7. Management of Masses: BI-RADS 2, 3, or 4?

8. Multiple Masses

9. Architectural Distortion

10. Mammographic Asymmetries

11. Expanding the Differential Diagnosis: Going Beyond IDC-NOS

Section III: Screening Detection

12. Finding Cancers in Dense Tissue

13. Measuring and Managing Breast Cancer Risk

Section IV: Diagnostic Examinations and Management

14. The Painful and the Palpable

15. Evaluation of Nipple Discharge

16. The Male Breast

17. Imaging the Patient with Breast Cancer

Section V: Postoperative Studies

18. The Postoperative Breast

19. Evaluating Women with Implants

Section VI: Interventions

20. Breast Needle Biopsy: Tips for Challenging Cases

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