PET/MRI, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642406920
  • ISBN-13: 9783642406928
  • DDC: 616.07575
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 163 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In compiling this textbook on the exciting novel imaging modality of PET/MRI, the editors have brought together a truly international group of experts in the field. The book is divided into two parts. The first part covers methodology and equipment and includes chapters on basic molecular medicine, contrast agents, MR attenuation and validation, and quantitative MRI and PET motion correction. The second part of the book focuses on clinical applications in oncology, cardiology, and neurology. Imaging of major neoplasms is covered in a series of individual chapters. Further chapters address functional and metabolic cardiovascular examinations and major central nervous system applications such as brain tumors and dementias. This book will be of interest to all radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians who wish to learn more about the latest developments in this important emerging imaging modality and its applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: PET/MR System Design.
2: Image Distortions in Clinical PET/MR Imaging.
3: Workflow and Practical Logistics.
4: MR-PET in Breast Cancer.
5: PET/MRI in Evaluating Lymphomas: Preliminary Experience and Potential Future Applications.
6: PET/MRI of the Liver.
7: PET/MR in Colorectal Cancer.
8: PET/MR in Brain Imaging.
9: MR-PET in Cardiology: An Overview and Selected Cases.
10: Risks and Safety Aspects of MR-PET.
11: Health-Care Costs and Impacts.