Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging

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By Jennifer Harvey, MD, FACR and David E March, MD
ISBN
9781455722846
Publication Date
21-05-2013
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  • Learn the right questions to ask when viewing a mammogram, MRI, or ultrasound.
  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters followed by case studies that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
  • Distinguish normal variants and lookalike lesions from cancer thanks to expert, highly visual guidance on all relevant imaging modalities.
  • Interpret the findings you're likely to see in practice with the aid of high-quality images, enhanced with arrows and labels to help you recognize and identify suspicious lesions.
  • Access the entire text and images online at www.expertconsult.com.

Detect and identify breast lesions at the earliest possible stage with Making the Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to Breast Imaging. Dr. Jennifer Harvey and Dr. David E. March utilize a practical, case-based approach to help you select and make optimal use of today's imaging options.


Key Features
  • Learn the right questions to ask when viewing a mammogram, MRI, or ultrasound.
  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters followed by case studies that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
  • Distinguish normal variants and lookalike lesions from cancer thanks to expert, highly visual guidance on all relevant imaging modalities.
  • Interpret the findings you're likely to see in practice with the aid of high-quality images, enhanced with arrows and labels to help you recognize and identify suspicious lesions.
  • Access the entire text and images online at www.expertconsult.com.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781455722846
Author Information By Jennifer Harvey, MD, FACR, Director, Division of Breast Imaging, Co-Director, University of Virginis Breast Care Program, Professor of Radiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and David E March, MD, Director of Breast Imaging, Radiology & Imaging Inc. and Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts; Assistant Professor of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Published Reviews "This book provides superb guidance for the interpretation of breast imaging studies for those interpreting physicians who are not subspecialists in breast imaging as well as for trainees in breast imaging. It fills an important niche in the field."-Bennett Greenspan, MD, MD(Medical College of Georgia) Doody Review: 5 stars
Table of Content

Section I: Approach and Technique

1. The First Question

2. Physics Facts that WILL Improve Your Images

3. Screening Mammography 101 and Beyond

4. The Recalled Patient: Now What?

Section II: Findings on Mammography

5. Breast Anatomy and Physiology: Recognizing Normal Changes

6. Calcifications Made Easy

7. Management of Masses: BI-RADS 2, 3, or 4?

8. Multiple Masses

9. Architectural Distortion

10. Mammographic Asymmetries

11. Expanding the Differential Diagnosis: Going Beyond IDC-NOS

Section III: Screening Detection

12. Finding Cancers in Dense Tissue

13. Measuring and Managing Breast Cancer Risk

Section IV: Diagnostic Examinations and Management

14. The Painful and the Palpable

15. Evaluation of Nipple Discharge

16. The Male Breast

17. Imaging the Patient with Breast Cancer

Section V: Postoperative Studies

18. The Postoperative Breast

19. Evaluating Women with Implants

Section VI: Interventions

20. Breast Needle Biopsy: Tips for Challenging Cases

Publication Date 21-05-2013
Pages 572
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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