A practical manual covering the full spectrum of PET and PET/CT imaging, now in common clinical practice, this book includes images of normal variants, artifacts, and pathologic conditions. Indications for and the relative clinical value of PET in the armamentarium of diagnostic medical imaging are reviewed. The information in the book is organized to be brief, concise, easy-to-understand and readily accessed. This book is intended for all health practitioners who need a concise reference and review of PET imaging indications, protocols and clinical applications. It will be useful to radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and clinicians who refer their patients to PET Centers for diagnostic imaging, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, cardiologists, internists, and oncologists. Radiologic and nuclear medicine technologists, and physicians in training will also benefit from this work.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. PET Physics and Instrumentation 2. PET Radiotracers 3. Cardiology 4. Neurology and Psychiatry 5. Oncology - Brain 6. Oncology - Head, Neck and Thyroid 7. Oncology - Lungs 8. Oncology - Digestive Tract 9. Oncology - Pancreas and Hepatobiliary System 10. Oncology - Breast and Female Reproductive System 11. Oncology - Male Reproductive System 12. Oncology - Urology 13. Oncology - Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors 14. Oncology - Lymphoma 15. Oncology - Melanoma 16. Infection and Inflammation 17. Pediatrics 18. Variants and Pitfalls
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Titolo: Clinical PET ( Positron Emission Tomography ) and PET - CT ( Computed Tomography )
Autori: Jadvar - Parker
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina flessibile