Breast Imaging Companion

Breast Imaging Companion

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The top-selling title in our Imaging Companion Series is now in its revised, updated Third Edition. Featuring over 1, 000 large, clear images accompanied by brief, bulleted qkey facts, q this how-to book provides everything readers need to obtain high-quality scans...correlate radiologic, pathologic, and clinical findings...and communicate the significance of imaging results to referring physicians. This edition has a new chapter on magnetic resonance imaging and new information on the ACR Ultrasound BI-RADS Lexicon; keloids and hypertrophic scars; cutaneous angiosarcoma; subareolar abscess; columnar alteration with prominent apical snouts and secretions (CAPSS); mucocele-like lesions; cat scratch disease; granulomatous mastitis; and granular cell tumor.CONTRAST KEY FACTS a€c Because of the need to maximize subtle contrast differences between normal glandular tissue ... Depending onthe energy of the xray beam, tissue types (e.g., fat, glandular tissue, breast cancer, muscle) absorb different amounts of radiation. ... linear attenuation coefficients offat, glandular tissue, andbreast cancersaremore distinct compared tothelinear attenuation coefficients ofanbsp;...

Title:Breast Imaging Companion
Author:Gilda Cardenosa
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011-12-26


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