Radionuclide and Hybrid Bone Imaging by Ignac FogelmanRadionuclide and Hybrid Bone Imaging by Ignac Fogelman

Radionuclide and Hybrid Bone Imaging

byIgnac FogelmanEditorGopinath Gnanasegaran, Hans van der Wall

Hardcover | January 3, 2013

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This book, written by authors with national and international reputations in the field, covers all aspects of radionuclide and hybrid bone imaging. Introductory sections present the basic science and consider the current status and limitations of conventional radiological techniques. The underlying principles of PET-CT and SPECT-CT are carefully explained, and the value of different PET and SPECT tracers, assessed. The role of single- and dual-modality approaches in the imaging of benign bone diseases and malignancies is then discussed in detail in a series of well-illustrated chapters. The pathologies addressed include metabolic bone disease, arthritis, bone and joint infections, primary bone and soft tissue tumors, and metastases from breast and prostate cancer. A further section considers the role of bone scintigraphy in the pediatric patient, and the closing chapters focus on miscellaneous subjects, including bone densitometry and radionuclide targeted therapy.

Title:Radionuclide and Hybrid Bone ImagingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1046 pagesPublished:January 3, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642023991

ISBN - 13:9783642023996


Table of Contents

Anatomy of skeletal system. Physiology of bone formation, remodelling and metabolism. Pathophysiology of bone metastases. Skeletal tracer kinetics. Biochemical markers in bone diseases. Plain radiography in benign bone disease and bone metastases. CT in benign bone disease and bone metastases. MRI in benign bone disease and bone metastases. Basic principles of SPECT-CT and PET-CT technology. Bone scintigraphy: SPECT and PET tracers. Current applications and limitations of SPECT. Bone scintigraphy: procedure, variants, artefacts and pitfalls. Bone scintigraphy in metabolic bone disease. Bone scintigraphy in arthritis. SPECT and PET in bone infections. SPECT and PET in joint infections. SPECT-CT in ankle and foot pathology. SPECT-CT in wrist registration. Potential applications and limitations of SPECT-CT in benign bone disease  Bone scintigraphy in trauma. Prostate cancer: role of SPECT and PET in imaging bone metastases. Breast Cancer: role of SPECT and PET in imaging bone metastases. Myeloma, lung, renal, thyroid cancer: role of Planar, SPECT and PET in imaging bone metastases. Conventional nuclear medicine and hybrid imaging in monitoring treatment in skeletal malignancy. Potential applications and limitations of SPECT-CT in classifying bone lesions in patients with cancer . Primary bone and soft tissue tumours: role of SPECT. Primary bone and soft tissue tumours: role of PET and PET-CT. Radionuclide bone marrow imaging in cancer patients. Paediatric bone scintigraphy: variants and limitations. Paediatric bone scintigraphy. Hybrid bone imaging in Paediatrics . Bone densitometry. Radionuclide targeted therapy for bone metastases. Radiation synovectomy.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This book is an invaluable addition to the reference material available to nuclear physicians and radiologists interested in the imaging of skeletal diseases. It is also probably the best choice for residents who want to improve their knowledge in this field, and for practitioners who need a reference book for their routine practice. Therefore Radionuclide and Hybrid Bone Imaging should be made available in all institutions working in skeletal imaging." (Mariarosaria Prisco and Luigi Mansi, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol. 41, 2014)