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PET/CT

Essentials for Clinical Practice

  • Ronald B. WorkmanJr.
  • R. Edward Coleman
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fundamentals of PET and PET/CT Imaging

    1. Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 1-22
  3. Reimbursement for PET and PET/CT Imaging

    1. R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 23-29
  4. Clinical Chapters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 33-54
    3. Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 55-74
    4. Terence Z. Wong, Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 75-88
    5. Bennett B. Chin, Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 89-103
    6. Nirav P. Shah, Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 104-129
    7. Martin J. O’Connell, Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 130-142
    8. Martin J. O’Connell, Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 143-157
    9. Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 158-168
    10. Ronald B. Workman Jr., R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 169-201
    11. Michael W. Hanson, Salvador Borges-Neto
      Pages 202-216
    12. Ronald B. Workman Jr., Terence Z. Wong, R. Edward Coleman
      Pages 217-236
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 237-248

About this book

Introduction

This invaluable guide provides fundamental information to all clinicians involved in the diagnosis, initial staging, and re-staging of malignancy who are interested in incorporating PET into clinical practice. It provides concise, coherent, and comprehensive discussion of PET and PET/CT that effectively explains its use in patient management for a wide range of clinical conditions. The portable and easy-to-use format of this book was conceived specifically to suit the reference needs of residents and practicing clinicians. From basic principles, such as patient preparation, imaging interpretation, and reimbursement, to specific applications for oncologic, cardiac, and neurologic disorders, this text contains the information needed to fully utilize this powerful and increasingly popular imaging modality.

Keywords

PET/CT Staging carcinoma computed tomography (CT) diagnosis imaging positron emission tomography

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald B. WorkmanJr.
    • 1
  • R. Edward Coleman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-38335-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-32166-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-38335-4
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