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Breast Ultrasound

How, Why and When

This book is a detailed, accessible and comprehensive reference manual reflecting current guidance & citing recent peer-reviewed evidence. It is written by and for radiographers. Through text and diagrams the fundamental skills and techniques for acquisition of high quality diagnostic images are explained and demonstrated; high quality ultrasound images throughout underpin instruction on accurate image interpretation and diagnosis. Inclusion of unusual and rare appearances allow the reader to avoid common pitfalls and resolve diagnostic dilemmas.

Hardbound, 288 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10076-5

Contents

  • Introduction (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Breast cancer, diagnosis and imaging : a historical perspective (Gillian R. Clough)
    Equipment for breast ultrasound (Heather Venables)
    Breast anatomy and normal ultrasound appearances (Mike Stocksley and Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Ultrasound examination technique (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Ultrasound image interpretation, recording and reporting (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Benign breast disease (David S. Enion and Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Malignant breast disease (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Ultrasound of the augmented breast (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Breast disease in the male patient (Caroline Begaj)
    Ultrasounded guided interventional techniques (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Additional diagnostic imaging techniques (Anne-Marie Dixon)
    Breast imaging service provision, education and training (Jacqui Lee and Anne-Marie Dixon)

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