Specialty Imaging Breast MRI: A Comprehensive Imaging Guide

Specialty Imaging Breast MRI: A Comprehensive Imaging Guide

by Robyn L. Birdwell, Julie A. Ritner, Eren Yeh, Eva Gombos
     
 

Breast MRI: A Comprehensive Imaging Guide is one of the latest titles in Amirsys's Specialty Imaging series. It showcases over 1,000 high-quality images relevant to a wide range of breast health issues, making this the ultimate breast imaging reference. Each of the most important diagnoses is thoroughly illustrated, cataloging not only classic but

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Breast MRI: A Comprehensive Imaging Guide is one of the latest titles in Amirsys's Specialty Imaging series. It showcases over 1,000 high-quality images relevant to a wide range of breast health issues, making this the ultimate breast imaging reference. Each of the most important diagnoses is thoroughly illustrated, cataloging not only classic but also variant appearances. Concise captions and carefully placed labels help make each image informative for both the expert and novice radiologist. Succinct, bulleted text provides essential information on terminology, anatomy-based imaging issues, MR features, differential diagnosis, and clinical considerations.

An eBook online companion offers fully searchable text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931884174
Publisher:
Amirsys, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Pages:
700
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Indications

Technical Considerations and Artifacts

BI-RADS Lexicon, Interpretation, Final Assessment

Kinetic Curves

Imaging Follow-Up and Recommendations

ENHANCEMENT PATTERNS AND MORPHOLOGY

Mass Enhancement Morphology

Mass Shape
Mass Shape: Round/Oval
Mass Shape: Lobulated
Mass Shape: Irregular

Mass Margins
Mass Margins: Smooth
Mass Margins: Irregular
Mass Margins: Spiculated

Mass Internal Enhancement
Mass Internal Enhancement: Homogeneous
Mass Internal Enhancement: Heterogeneous
Rim Enhancement
Nonenhancing Internal Septations
Enhancing Septations and Central Enhancement

Non-Mass-Like Enhancement (NMLE)

Focus/Foci
Focus/Foci of Enhancement

Distribution
NMLE: Focal Area
NMLE: Ductal/Linear
NMLE: Segmental
NMLE: Regional and Multiple Regions
NMLE: Diffuse, Background Enhancement

Internal Enhancement Patterns
NMLE: Heterogeneous
NMLE: Clumped
NMLE: Other Patterns

ASSOCIATED FINDINGS

Findings Associated with Malignancy

Lymphadenopathy

Nipple and Skin Findings

Pectoralis Muscle/Chest Wall Invasion

Frequently Encountered Benign Findings

Pre-Contrast High T1 and/or T2 Signal

Hormone Effects

ALTERED STATES

Post-Treatment/Intervention

Tumor Response to Primary Chemotherapy

Post-Lumpectomy and Radiation Changes

Lumpectomy with Positive Margins

Reconstruction Flaps

Implants and Cosmetic Injection

Implants, Silicone and Saline

Cosmetic Injection

NEWER DEVELOPMENTS IN BREAST MRI

Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy of the Breast

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