Digital Mammography: A Practical Approach

Digital Mammography: A Practical Approach

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Digital Mammography: A Practical Approach by Gary J. Whitman

Digital mammography has many advantages over film-screen mammography, including faster acquisition, easier storage and easier retrieval of images. Written by expert radiologists and physicists, Digital Mammography: A Practical Approach compares digital mammography to conventional film-screen mammography, reviews clinical cases and explores newer modalities. Key topics include: • Digital detectors • Monitors • Image acquisition • Image storage, retrieval and transfer • Image interpretation and efficacy • Artifacts • A comparison of commercially available systems • Mobile digital mammography. An image atlas and sections on digital tomosynthesis and computed tomography of the breast enhance the text. Digital Mammography: A Practical Approach melds the worlds of clinical radiology and physics in an easy-to-understand, practical resource. A valuable addition to the shelf of radiologists, radiologic technicians, practising medical physicists and mammography technologists; and any practitioners developing and expanding digital mammography programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521763721
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2012
Pages: 201
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Gary J. Whitman, MD is Professor of Radiology and Radiation Oncology in the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Tamara Miner Haygood, PhD, MD is Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Detectors for digital mammography Andrew Karellas and Srinivasan Vedantham; 2. Image acquisition Tanya W. Stephens and Jihong Wang; 3. Preparing digital mammography images for interpretation Basak E. Dogan; 4. Image display and visualization in digital mammography Jihong Wang and William R. Geiser; 5. PACS, storage and archiving - our experience at a private outpatient facility Stamatia Destounis, Valerie Andolina, Shannon DeMay, Diana Kissel, Stephen Switzer and Nancy Wayne; 6. Interpretation of digital screening mammography Tamara Miner Haygood and Basak E. Dogan; 7. Efficacy of digital screening mammography Tamara Miner Haygood; 8. Artifacts in digital mammography William R. Geiser; 9. Mobile digital mammography Michael Ryan; 10. Procedures with digital mammography Gary J. Whitman, Malak Itani, Callie Cheatham and Philip M. Tchou; 11. Digital breast tomosynthesis Alexis V. Nees; 12. Breast computed tomography Gary J. Whitman, Chao-Jen Lai, Xinming Lui, Malak Itani, Raunak Khisty and Chris C. Shaw; 13. Cases Michael N. Linver and Robert D. Rosenberg; 14. Comparison of commercially available systems Karla Sepulveda; Index.

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