This practical and comprehensive guide is designed to help you obtain high quality mammography images through efficient, sensitive management of the patient and a thorough understanding of the anatomical basis of mammographic positioning and projections. Also includes information on basic mammographic interpretation and an outline of radiologic procedures.
Step-by-step visual approach
Clear, detailed illustrations
Chapters devoted to radiographic quality assurance, including individual performance.
Mammography equipment and quality control. Film processing and quality control. Breast anatomy - implications for mammographic practice. Mammography - the first steps. Mammography - basic projections. Mammography - complementary projections. Mammography - tailoring the examination. Training, education and continuing professional development in mammographic practice. Quality assurance systems. The basis of mammographic interpretation. Breast screening. Psychological issues and communication. Appendices. Glossary. Index.
By Sue Williams; Linda Lee, Superintendent Radiographer and Radiographic Service Manager, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK; Verdi Stickland, Superintendent Radiographer and Radiographic Quality Assurance Manager, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK; A. Robin M. Wilson, MBChB, FRCR, FRCP(E), Clinical Director and Consultant Radiologist, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK and Andrew Evans, Nottingham International Breast Education Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
"The book goes beyond precise detailed and technical explanations and includes psychological issues as well as communication, which are so important because of anxieties of women, who come for the evaluation of their breast. It is a classic updated concerning all conventional mammography and describes modern puncture and biopsy proceedures as well. Its layout allows for quick reference and seems to be very useful for technologists as well for those who have to instruct them" Rainer Otto, Department of Radiology, Kantonsspital, Baden, Switzerland, The Breast 12, 236