PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide (2nd New edition)

PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide (2nd New edition)

By: Abass Alavi (author)Paperback

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Praise for this book: "Sure to be a hit -- just like the first edition...All the chapters are well written and the accuracy of information is impressive...[we] cannot recommend the book strongly enough."--RAD Magazine Returning in a second edition, this practical book presents oncological and nononcological applications for PET and PET/CT for the full range of scenarios frequently encountered in the professional setting. Placing special emphasis on PET/CT correlation and FDG oncological imaging, it opens with a thorough introduction to fundamental science and clinical basics. Each chapter in the Oncological Applications section of the book describes the role of PET and PET/CT in the management of specific diseases, providing succinct descriptions of indications and comparisons with other imaging modalities. Highlights: New chapters covering PET/CT for pediatric patients; the use of FDG PET in the evaluation of infection and inflammation; and the role of PET and PET/CT in radiation therapy planning; and FDG biology More than 500 high-quality images, including state-of-the-art color PET/CT images Pearls and pitfalls that emphasize critical concepts Discussion of normal variations and benign findings Thorough review of the current literature on PET/CT This compact book provides readers with the tools to sharpen their assessment and decision-making skills. Organized efficiently to enable rapid reference to key concepts, this concise text is ideal for residents and practitioners in radiology, nuclear medicine, oncology, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine technology.

About Author

Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Basic Science Chapter 1: The Physics of PET/CT Scanners Chapter 2: Radiochemistry of Fluorodeoxyglucose and Biology Chapter 3: Glucose and FDG Metabolism: What the Clinician Needs to Know to Interpret PET Studies Clinical Basics Chapter 4: Patient preparation Chapter 5: Standardized uptake value Chapter 6: Normal variants and benign findings Chapter 7: Interpretation of FDG PET studies Chapter 8: PET/CT Chapter 9: Key to clinical indications Oncological Applications Chapter 10:Oncological PET by anatomic region Chaper 11: Therapy Response Chapter 12: Brain Neoplasms Chapter 13: Head and neck cancer Chapter 14: Thyroid cancer Chapter 15: Thoracic neoplasms Chapter 16: Breast cancer Chapter 17: Gastric, Esophageal and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Chapter 18: Lymphoma Chapter 19: Melanoma Chapter 20: Hepatobiliary Chapter 21: Pancreatic cancer Chapter 22: Gynecological tumors Chapter 23: Urological tumors Chapter 24: Colorectal cancer Chapter 25: Musculoskeletal tumors Nononcological Applications Chapter 26: Pediatric PET Chapter 27: PET and PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Planning Chapter 28: FDG-PET in Infection and Inflammation Chapter 29: Neurological Applications Chapter 30: Cardiac PET and PET/CT

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604061536
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781604061536
  • weight: 742
  • ISBN10: 1604061537
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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