Breast Tomosynthesis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323358279, 9780323377454

Breast Tomosynthesis

1st Edition

Authors: Liane Philpotts Regina Hooley
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323358279
eBook ISBN: 9780323377454
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd November 2016
Page Count: 264

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The use of tomosynthesis in breast imaging is growing rapidly due to its superior ability to identify and characterize normal findings, benign lesions, and breast cancer, as well as its optimal performance with dense breast tissue. Providing unparalleled coverage of this breakthrough breast imaging modality, Breast Tomosynthesis explains how this new modality can lead to enhanced interpretation and better patient outcomes. This new reference is an indispensable guide for today's practitioner looking to keep abreast of the latest developments with correlative findings, practical interpretation tips, physics, and information on how tomosynthesis differs from conventional 2D FFDM mammography. Over 900 high-quality images offer visual guidance to effectively reading and interpreting this key imaging modality.

Key Features

  • Includes over 900 high-quality tomosynthesis and mammography images representing the spectrum of breast imaging.
  • Features the latest Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (or BI-RADS) standards updated in February 2014.
  • Highlights practical tips to interpreting this new modality and how it differs from 2D mammography.
  • Details how integration of tomosynthesis drastically changes lesion work-up and overall workflow in the department.
  • "Tomo Tips" boxes offer tips and pitfalls for expert clinical guidance.
  • A separate section of Video Case Studies includes mammography images and over 90 tomosynthesis videos referenced online, allowing users to see side-by-side findings, including normal and benign and malignant lesions, and make comparisons using both modalities for the same patient case.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Physics and Development Of Breast Tomosynthesis

3. The Technologist’s Perspective

4. Implementation of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis into Clinical Practice

5. Tomosynthesis in Screening Mammography

6. Tomosynthesis in Diagnostic Mammography

7. Interpretation Tips and Pitfalls

8. Benign Findings

9. Malignant Findings

10. Architectural Distortion

11. Integrating Tomosynthesis with Mulitmodality Imaging

12. The Post-Operative Breast

13. Tomosynthesis in Male Breast

14. Interventional Procedures


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About the Authors

Liane Philpotts

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor. Chief of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Regina Hooley

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut