Eugene C. Lin , MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Washington, and Attending Radilogist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA (Author)
Abass Alavi , MD
Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA (Author)
Presenting both oncological and nononcological applications, this book covers the full range of scenarios the clinician is likely to encounter in the professional setting. With a special focus on PET/CT correlation and FDG oncological imaging, this text addresses the important role of PET/CT in managing patients with brain neoplasms; thyroid cancer; breast cancer; gastric cancer; lymphoma; melanoma; pancreatic cancer; gynecological neoplasms; urological neoplasms; musculoskeletal neoplasms, and more. Each chapter in the Oncological Applications section of the text focuses on a particular disease, allowing the reader to quickly access the information relevant to managing a specific clinical situation. Thorough review of the existing scientific literature and pointers on how to interpret and report images provide readers with the tools to sharpen their assessment and decision-making skills.
Efficient organization allows easy access to key concepts
Review of normal variations and benign findings
More than 200 graphics including state-of-the-art color PET/CT images
Discussion of the basic science of PET and PET/CT
This text is ideal for students, residents, and both beginning and experienced practitioners in the fields of radiology, oncology, nuclear medicine, and nuclear medicine technology.