Breast MRI: Diagnosis and Intervention

Hardcover | April 26, 2005

EditorLaura Liberman, Laura Liberman

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Drs. Elizabeth Morris and Laura Liberman, two rising stars in breast MRI from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, edited this complete, superbly illustrated practical guide. The comprehensive text is written by contributors from the top cancer centers in the world. Introductory chapters are devoted to diagnosis and cover the basics of performing breast MRI exams, setting up a breast MR program, and understanding clinical indications. Additional chapters discuss breast interventional procedures, including the surgeon's use of MR and MR-guided needle interventions. A comprehensive diagnostic atlas completes the volume and addresses the spectrum of clinical situations, such as various carcinomas, special tumor types, and benign histologies. Radiologists, residents, and fellows will benefit from this guide's thorough examination of image interpretation, which highlights pitfalls that specialists must recognize.

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Drs. Elizabeth Morris and Laura Liberman, two rising stars in breast MRI from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, edited this complete, superbly illustrated practical guide. The comprehensive text is written by contributors from the top cancer centers in the world. Introductory chapters are devoted to diagnosis and cover the ba...

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This superbly illustrated practical guide is an excellent resource on all aspects of breast MRI for practicing radiologists, oncologists, and surgeons, as well as residents and fellows. Drs. Elizabeth Morris and Laura Liberman, two experts in the field from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, have collaborated with colleagues f...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:532 pages, 10.98 × 8.5 × 0.27 inPublished:April 26, 2005Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387219978

ISBN - 13:9780387219974

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ContentsForewordPrefaceContributorsIntroductionPart I.   TextChapter 1. Breast MRI: Historical OverviewElizabeth A. Morris and Laura LibermanChapter 2. Breast MRI TechniquesNola M. HyltonChapter 3. Setting Up a Breast MRI ProgramElizabeth A. MorrisChapter 4. The Normal BreastElizabeth A. MorrisChapter 5. The AxillaJoo Young Melissa Lee and D. David DershawChapter 6. Breast MRI LexiconElizabeth A. MorrisChapter 7. Dynamic Breast MRIChristiane K. KuhlChapter 8. Benign LesionsAndrea F. AbramsonChapter 9. Ductal Carcinoma In SituJennifer H. MenellChapter 10. MRI of Invasive Breast CarcinomaLia Bartella and D. David DershawChapter 11. The High-Risk Patient and MRILaura LibermanChapter 12. Staging of Breast Cancer Using MRILaura LibermanChapter 13. Assessment of Residual DiseaseElizabeth A. MorrisChapter 14. Posttherapeutic MRIJennifer B. Kaplan and D. David DershawChapter 15. MRI in Women with Breast ImplantsLaura Liberman and Wendie A. BergChapter 16. MRI as a Clinical ToolD. David DershawChapter 17. Breast MR SpectroscopyRobert E. Lenkinski and Rachel Katz-BrullChapter 18. The Surgeon's PerspectiveAlexandra S. HeerdtChapter 19. MRI-Guided Needle LocalizationLaura LibermanChapter 20. Percutaneous MRI-Guided Breast BiopsyLaura LibermanChapter 21. Image-Guided Ablation of Breast CancerLaura Liberman and Nanette BraceroPart II.   AtlasChapter 22. Normal Breast    Breast Density    NippleChapter 23. Malignant Lesions    Distribution of Tumor    Staging    Metastasis    Invasive Carcinoma    DCIS    Other Tumors    Recurrence    ResidualChapter 24. High-Risk Lesions    Atypical Duct Hyperplasia    Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia    Lobular Carcinoma In Situ    Radial ScarChapter 25. Benign Lesions    Fibroadenoma    Cysts    Lymph Nodes    Reactive    Duct Ectasia    Papilloma    Fibrocystic Changes    Abscess    Duct Hyperplasia    Sclerosing Adenosis    Adenomyoepithelioma    Fibrosis    Pseudoangiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia Skin Lesions    GynecomastiaChapter 26. Findings Following Intervention    Excisional Biopsy    Needle Biopsy    Reconstructive SurgeryChapter 27. Pitfalls    Atypical Appearance    Suboptimal Positioning    Suboptimal Windowing    Coil Artifact    Metallic Artifact    MisregistrationIndex

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From the reviews:"This is an excellent comprehensive text covering all aspects of breast magnetic resonance imaging. . an extremely useful text. . covers all the relevant theory behind this subject . . The illustrations . are of very high quality. . I commend this text to those who are practising breast MR, those wishing to improve their practice in this field and also those embarking on interventional breast MRI, as well as the interested radiology trainee. . very well referenced . ." (Dr. Erika Denton, RAD Magazine, October, 2005)"The authors have achieved their stated purpose: to review magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the breast, including principles and practice of this essential imaging modality. . Breast MRI now stands alone as the best current reference text for the team that deals with normal and abnormal breast findings today: mammographers, surgeons, oncologists, and pathologists. It should be on hand for every radiologist performing breast MR imaging and should be available to show clinical colleagues classic images that match daily findings in patients." (Robert Hurwitz, Radiology, Vol. 243 (1), 2007)