Atlas of PET/MR Imaging in Oncology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642312926
  • ISBN-13: 9783642312922
  • DDC: 616.994075
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 232 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This new project on PET-MR imaging in oncology includes digital interactive software matching the cases in the book. The interactive version of the atlas is based on the latest web standard, HTML5, ensuring compatibility with any computer operating system as well as a dedicated version for Apple iPad.The book opens with an introduction to the principles of hybrid imaging that pays particular attention to PET/MR imaging and standard PET/MR acquisition protocols. A wide range of illustrated clinical case reports are then presented. Each case study includes a short clinical history, findings, and teaching points, followed by illustrations, legends, and comments.The multimedia version of the book includes dynamic movies that allow the reader to browse through series of rotating 3D images (MIP or volume rendered), display blending between PET and MR, and dynamic visualization of 3D image volumes. The movies can be played either continuously or sequentially for better exploration of sets of images.The editors of this state-of-the-art publication are key opinion leaders in the field of multimodality imaging. Professor Osman Ratib (Geneva) and Professor Markus Schwaiger (Munich) were the first in Europe to initiate the clinical adoption of PET/MR imaging. Professor Thomas Beyer (Zurich) is an internationally renowned pioneering physicist in the field of hybrid imaging. Individual clinical cases presented in this book are co-authored by leading international radiologists and nuclear physicians experts in the use of PET and MRI.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Clinical and Technical Principles.
2: Introduction.
3: PET/MR Instrumentation.
4: Technical Principles and Protocols of PET/MR Imaging.
5: PET/MR Atlas of Clinical Cases in Oncology.
6: Head and Neck Cancers.
7: Prostate Cancers.
8: Breast Cancers.
9: Gynecological Cancers.
10: Brain Tumors.
11: Pediatric Oncology.
12: Lymphoma, Lung and Other Tumors.
13: Thyroid and Endocrine Tumors.
14: Benign, Degenerative and Inflammatory Diseases.