ISBN 9781588904003,PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide

PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide



Thieme Medical Pub

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9781588904003

ISBN-10 1588904008


Number of Pages 190 Pages
Language (English)


Presenting both oncological and nononcological applications, this book covers the full range of scenarios the clinician is likely to encounter in the professional setting. With a special focus on PET/CT correlation and FDG oncological imaging, this text addresses the important role of PET/CT in managing patients with brain neoplasms; thyroid cancer; breast cancer; gastric cancer; lymphoma; melanoma; pancreatic cancer; gynecological neoplasms; urological neoplasms; musculoskeletal neoplasms, and more. Each chapter in the Oncological Applications section of the text focuses on a particular disease, allowing the reader to quickly access the information relevant to managing a specific clinical situation. Thorough review of the existing scientific literature and pointers on how to interpret and report images provide readers with the tools to sharpen their assessment and decision-making skills.
Key features:

- Efficient organization allows easy access to key concepts

- Review of normal variations and benign findings

- More than 200 graphics including state-of-the-art color PET/CT images

- Discussion of the basic science of PET and PET/CT

This text is ideal for students, residents, and both beginning and experienced practitioners in the fields of radiology, oncology, nuclear medicine, and nuclear medicine technology.