Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging

1st Edition

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  • Jennifer Harvey
  • David March
  • Key Features

    • Learn the right questions to ask when viewing a mammogram, MRI, or ultrasound.
    • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters followed by case studies that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
    • Distinguish normal variants and lookalike lesions from cancer thanks to expert, highly visual guidance on all relevant imaging modalities.
    • Interpret the findings you're likely to see in practice with the aid of high-quality images, enhanced with arrows and labels to help you recognize and identify suspicious lesions.
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    Table of Contents

    Section I: Approach and Technique

    1. The First Question

    2. Physics Facts that WILL Improve Your Images

    3. Screening Mammography 101 and Beyond

    4. The Recalled Patient: Now What?

    Section II: Findings on Mammography

    5. Breast Anatomy and Physiology: Recognizing Normal Changes

    6. Calcifications Made Easy

    7. Management of Masses: BI-RADS 2, 3, or 4?

    8. Multiple Masses

    9. Architectural Distortion

    10. Mammographic Asymmetries

    11. Expanding the Differential Diagnosis: Going Beyond IDC-NOS

    Section III: Screening Detection

    12. Finding Cancers in Dense Tissue

    13. Measuring and Managing Breast Cancer Risk

    Section IV: Diagnostic Examinations and Management

    14. The Painful and the Palpable

    15. Evaluation of Nipple Discharge

    16. The Male Breast

    17. Imaging the Patient with Breast Cancer

    Section V: Postoperative Studies

    18. The Postoperative Breast

    19. Evaluating Women with Implants

    Section VI: Interventions

    20. Breast Needle Biopsy: Tips for Challenging Cases


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