Atlas of Clinical PET in Oncology: PET versus CT and MRI by H. BenderAtlas of Clinical PET in Oncology: PET versus CT and MRI by H. Bender

Atlas of Clinical PET in Oncology: PET versus CT and MRI

EditorH. Bender, H. Palmedo, H.-J. Biersack

Paperback | August 23, 2014

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Clinical studies during the past 10 years have shown that PET is more sensitive than CT and MRI for the detection of many tumors. In many cases, however, for example in head and neck tumors, combination with radiological procedures is necessary. It may be speculated that PET should be the first study in a malignant tumor when metastatic spread is suspected. MRI and CT may then be restricted to those body areas which evince sites of increased glucose metabolism. Thus, a combination of metabolic and morphologic procedures will enhance tumor detection and change the therapeutic strategy. In this light, an atlas including PET, CT, MRI, and histology data seems desirable to combine metabolic and morphologic imaging. This book presents an overview of the available data which should be of great interest not only for specialists in radiology and nuclear medicine, but also for oncologists.
Title:Atlas of Clinical PET in Oncology: PET versus CT and MRIFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 23, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642640931

ISBN - 13:9783642640933

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Table of Contents

Introduction (Biersack); Principles of Positron-Emission-Tomography (Newiger); Normal Cases and Varants (Bender, Palmedo, Biersack); Cancer of the Head and Neck (Straehler-Pohl, Bender); Malignant Melanoma (Risse, Palmedo, Bender); Colorectal Cancer (Valk); Thyroid Cancer (Grünwald); Non Samll Cell Lung Cancer (Coleman); Breast Cancer (Palmedo); Testicular Germ Cell Tumors (Albers, Bender); Malignant Lymphomas (Cremerius); Pancreatic Lesions (Diederichs); Brain Tumors (Coleman, Wong); Gynecolocical Tumors (exept breast cancer)(Bender, Palmedo).