Positron Emission Tomography by Anatoliy GranovPositron Emission Tomography by Anatoliy Granov

Positron Emission Tomography

EditorAnatoliy Granov, Andrey Stanzhevskiy, Thomas Schwarz

Hardcover | February 27, 2013

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This handbook, written in a clear and precise style, describes the principles of positron emission tomography (PET) and provides detailed information on its application in clinical practice. The first part of the book explains the physical and biochemical basis for PET and covers such topics as instrumentation, image reconstruction, and the production and diagnostic properties of radiopharmaceuticals. The focus then turns to the use of PET in clinical practice, including its role in hybrid imaging (PET-CT). A wide range of oncological applications in different body systems and organs are discussed, and uses of PET in cardiology, neurology, and psychiatry are also addressed. Characteristic findings are described and illustrated by numerous images, many of them in color. This book will be of value not only for nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists but also for oncologists, surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, and residents with an interest in molecular imaging.

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Title:Positron Emission TomographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:February 27, 2013Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642211194

ISBN - 13:9783642211195

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Table of Contents

Physical basis of PET.- Methodical aspects of using PET.- Diagnosis of tumors: Head and neck tumors.- Breast cancer.- Lung cancer.- Digestive tract tumors.- Stomach cancer.- Large intestine cancer.- Liver.- Pancreas cancer.- Tumors of the urinary tract and the reproductive system.- Lymphoproliferative diseases.- Cutaneous melanoma. Tumors of the locomotor apparatus.- Other oncological diseases. Tumors of the brain and nervous system.