Diagnostic Imaging: Breast

1st Edition


  • Wendie Berg
  • Robyn Birdwell
  • Anne Kennedy
  • Brett Parkinson
  • Eva Gombos
  • Gretchen Green
  • Mark Kettler
  • Sughra Raza
  • Shih-chang Wang
    • Print ISBN 9781416033370

    Key Features

    • Covers the top imaging diagnoses in breast, including both common and uncommon entities.
    • Provides exquisitely reproduced imaging examples for every diagnosis—plus concise, bulleted summaries of terminology · imaging findings · key facts · differential diagnosis · pathology · clinical issues · a diagnostic checklist · and selected references.
    • Includes an extensive image gallery for each entity, depicting common and variant cases.
    • Offers a vivid, full-color design that makes the material easy to read.
    • Displays a "thumbnail" visual differential diagnosis for each entity.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Anatomy

    Section 1: Breast

    Section 2: Axilla

    Section 3: Musculature

    Part II: Imaging Modalities

    Section 1: BI-RADS™ Lexicon

    Section 2: Mammography

    Section 3: Quality Assurance in Mammography

    Section 4: Ultrasound

    Section 5: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Section 6: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

    Section 7: Tomosynthesis

    Section 8: Other Imaging Modalities

    Part III: Breast Cancer: Basic Treatment, Basic Tenets

    Section 1: Staging

    Section 2: Pathology

    Section 3: Surgery

    Section 4: Radiation Therapy

    Section 5: Oncology

    Part IV: Diagnoses

    Section 1: Lesion Imaging Characteristics

    Subsection 1: Mass, Favoring Benign

    Subsection 2: Mass, Intermediate Concern

    Subsection 3: Mass, Favoring Malignant

    Subsection 4: Mass Lesions, Cystic Benign

    Subsection 5: Mass Lesions, Cystic, Indeterminate

    Subsection 6: Calcifications, Benign Morphology

    Subsection 7: Calcifications, Morphology Favoring Benign

    Subsection 8: Calcifications, Intermediate Concern

    Subsection 9: Calcifications, Suspicious Morphology

    Subsection 10: Calcifications, Distribution Favoring Benign

    Subsection 11: Calcifications, Distribution of Intermediate Concern

    Subsection 12: Calcifications, Distribution Favoring Malignant

    Subsection 13: Special Findings

    Subsection 14: Ultrasound Lesion Characteristics

    Subsection 15: MR Enhancement Patterns

    Section 2: Histopathologic Diagnoses

    Subsection 1: Benign

    Subsection 2: Borderline

    Subsection 3: Malignant

    Section 3: Anatomic Considerations

    Subsection 1: Nipple

    Subsection 2: Skin



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    About the authors

    Wendie Berg

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Breast Imaging Consultant, American Radiology Services, Johns Hopkins Green Spring, Lutherville, MD

    Robyn Birdwell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Radiology, Division Head, Breast Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

    Anne Kennedy

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director of Women’s Imaging, Associate Professor of Radiology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

    Brett Parkinson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Imaging Director, Intermountain Healthcare, Breast Service; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

    Eva Gombos

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brighan and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

    Gretchen Green

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Fellow in Women's Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Mark Kettler

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director of Breast Imaging, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

    Sughra Raza

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Radiology, Cancer Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA

    Shih-chang Wang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor and Chief of Radiology, National University Hospital, Singapore