PET in Oncology: Basics and Clinical Application by Jürgen RuhlmannPET in Oncology: Basics and Clinical Application by Jürgen Ruhlmann

PET in Oncology: Basics and Clinical Application

EditorJürgen Ruhlmann, Peter OehrTranslated byJ.F. Lee

Paperback | October 1, 2011

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In describing the principles of PET, this makes for a useful resource for incorporating the technique in clinical practice. In clear and straightforward fashion, the book offers instructive information and overviews of the physical, biochemical and clinical principles of PET scanning and its routine clinical use. It serves as a reference work for specialists in nuclear medicine and for oncologists, while also providing students and physicians in other medical specialties with a general introduction to the effective integration of this modern technique in routine clinical diagnostics. Above all, it illustrates the importance of PET in comparison with other imaging techniques.
Title:PET in Oncology: Basics and Clinical ApplicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:215 pagesPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642642209

ISBN - 13:9783642642203

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Table of Contents

Basics: Physical Principles; Radiopharmaceutical Technology; Toxicity and Radiation Dosages; Metabolism and Transport of Glucose and FDG; Clinical Applications: Patient Preparation; Clinical Indications; Malignant Melanoma; Head and Neck Tumors; Thyroid Carcinomas; Pulmonary Nodules and Non-Small-Cell Bronchial Carcinoma; Breast Cancer; Pancreatic Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Testicular Tumors; Hodgkin's Disease and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas; Miscellaneous Tumors; Cancer Screening with Whole-Body FDG PET; PET in Radiotherapy; PET Cost Effectiveness in Oncology; The Significance of PET from a Radiologist's Viewpoint;