The Practice of Mammography: Pathology, Technique, Interpretation, Adjunct Modalities

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Daniël J. Dronkers, Jan H. C. L. Hendriks
Thieme, 2002 - 262 páginas

Even with the advent of many new radiographic techniques, mammography remains the most important and effective method of breast examination available today. This outstanding guide, using anatomy and pathology as a starting point, gives you clear and accurate instructions on all facets of performing breast mammograms, from proper positioning to analyzing the findings.

In addition to mammography, this teaching guide focuses on the non-radiological aspects of breast carcinoma such as clinical diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, and risk factors. You'll also learn about screening methods to detect and avoid potential problems.

The instructive nature of this text makes it an excellent resource for students and residents. Radiologists and OB/GYN's who need a quick update or refresher will also appreciate its value. Here is the book that belongs on the shelves of every medical school library, residency program, and specialist's office!

 

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Contenido

Epidemiology and Treatment of Breast Cancer
4
Mammary Gland
7
R Holland G Rosenbusch J H C L Hendriks and D J Dronkers
15
Mammographically Occult Carcinoma
36
J Hoogenhout Th Wobbes W J Hoogenraad and Feedback of Histopathological Findings to
45
Radiographic Contrast
73
Medical Quality Criteria of Xray Mammography 63 Reproducibility of the Entire Imaging System
80
Positioning in Mammography
97
Young Patients and Pregnancy
167
Skin Thickening and Edema
184
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195
Architectural Distortion and Asymmetry 209 Breast Reduction
215
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219
Breast Cancer Screening
235
Practical Advice on the Execution of a Screening Conclusion
242
Diagnosis of Breast Diseases in Males
250

Positioning Tangential View
121

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Department of Radiodiagnosis, University Hospital, St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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