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About this book
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.