Practical MR Mammography: High-Resolution MRI of the Breast

Practical MR Mammography: High-Resolution MRI of the Breast

by Uwe Fischer
     
 

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Acclaim for the first edition: A handy reference of MRI findings for practicing radiologists in their daily work indications for breast MRI are excellently presentedstrongly recommended Acta RadiologicaInteresting and instructive book. . .the author successfully presents, evaluates and discusses the use of MR in the imaging of the breast. . .Each chapter is… See more details below

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Acclaim for the first edition: A handy reference of MRI findings for practicing radiologists in their daily work indications for breast MRI are excellently presentedstrongly recommended Acta RadiologicaInteresting and instructive book. . .the author successfully presents, evaluates and discusses the use of MR in the imaging of the breast. . .Each chapter is enriched by numerous, clear and demonstrative illustrations...should be in the hands of all radiologists who practice mammography...and those who should know when and why MR mammography should be performed. Journal of Clinical Imaging Firmly established as a valuable diagnostic technique, especially where a high degree of sensitivity and specificity is required, breast MRI plays a key role in the early detection of breast cancer and evaluation of breast disease. This updated and expanded second edition of Fischers classic Practical MR Mammography presents a detailed, systematic guide to performing and analyzing high-quality breast MRI. Useful for both beginners and experienced practitioners, it not only covers important indications, findings and pathologies, but also explains how the examination is performed, how the best images are obtained, how the correct diagnosis is achieved, and how errors can be prevented. Special Features of the Second Edition:

  • Nearly 1,400 exquisitely clear, high-resolution MR images of both common and rare breast lesions, helping you pinpoint each finding in great detail
  • Highlighted text boxes that summarize findings on MRI and other standard imaging modalities
  • New chapter on MRM-BIRADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System) that discusses the standard terminology, characteristics, and lesion categorization used in todays breast MRI examinations
  • Updates on improved detection of ductal carcinoma in situ with breast MRI
  • New indications for MRI-guided breast interventions and strategiesIntegrating the histology, epidemiology, prognosis, and clinical significance of breast disease, and covering preoperative staging, imaging the augmented breast, disease recurrence, quality control, and more
  • Practical MR Mammography Second Edition is an essential professional tool. It will refresh your technical skills, increase your knowledge of the diagnostic options available, and optimize the care you provide to your patients.

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    Reviewer: Bennett S. Greenspan, MD, MS (Georgia Regents University)
    Description: This comprehensive review of MR mammography describes various characteristics of the different kinds of breast cancer and describes the features of benign changes. This is an update of the 2002 edition.
    Purpose: The purpose is to review the current status of imaging and interventional techniques using MRI. Significant advances in instrumentation and also spatial resolution in imaging have made breast MRI an essential modality in breast imaging. This book easily meets the author's objectives.
    Audience: It is aimed at radiologists beginning to learn and use MRI of the breast, which would include radiologists in practice as well as residents and fellows in radiology. The book is also intended to help address questions or problems that experts in this modality may encounter.
    Features: The book describes techniques and methods, artifacts, and sources of error. It presents normal findings in breast MRI, a review of benign lesions and postoperative changes, and a review of changes of the various types of breast cancers. It also discusses use of MRI-guided interventions. Other chapters cover indications for breast MRI, differential diagnosis, quality assurance, and include a discussion of value and limitations of this modality. The clinical sections have many high-quality imaging examples with a modest amount of discussion.
    Assessment: This is an outstanding review of MRI of the breast. The significant improvements in this second edition, reflecting significant advances in the field, make it a valuable contribution to the field. In this edition, all of the clinical images have been replaced with high-quality 512 x 512 matrix images.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9783131670328
    Publisher:
    Thieme
    Publication date:
    04/25/2012
    Sold by:
    Barnes & Noble
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Pages:
    300
    File size:
    21 MB
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