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.
  • Access the entire text and images online at www.expertconsult.com.

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

Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323246811
Electronic ISBN:
9781455751907
Print ISBN:
9781455722846

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