Image Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments

  • Robert L. Bard
  • Jurgen J. Fütterer
  • Dan Sperling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Basic Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 3-10
    3. Stephen Rosenzweig, Richard Bouchard, Thomas Polascik, Liang Zhai, Kathryn Nightingale
      Pages 31-45
    4. F. Cornelis, Y. Le Bras, G. Rigou, J. M. Correas, N. Grenier
      Pages 47-53
    5. Jean-Luc Sauvain
      Pages 55-69
    6. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 71-82
    7. Jurgen J. Fütterer
      Pages 83-90
    8. Jurgen J. Fütterer
      Pages 91-96
    9. Dan Sperling, Robert L. Bard
      Pages 97-105
    10. Jurgen J. Fütterer
      Pages 107-114
    11. Dan Sperling
      Pages 115-123
  3. Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 145-148
    3. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 149-164
    4. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 165-186
    5. Robert L. Bard, Arthur Bartunek, Eugene Shippen
      Pages 187-205
    6. Robert L. Bard
      Pages 207-215

About this book

Introduction

Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound and MRI in the male pelvis, with special attention to the prostate. The book is organized into three main sections, the first of which is devoted to general aspects of imaging and image-guided treatments. The second section provides a systematic overview of the application of ultrasound and MRI to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower urinary tract. Performance of the ultrasound and MRI studies is explained, and the normal and abnormal pathological anatomy is reviewed. Correlation with the ultrasound in the same plane is provided to assist in understanding the MRI sequences. Biopsy and interventional procedures, ultrasound-MRI fusion techniques, and image-guided therapies, including focused ultrasound, photodynamic therapy, microwave and laser ablation, are all fully covered. The third section focuses on securing treatment effectiveness and the use of follow-up imaging to ensure therapeutic success and detect tumor recurrence at an early stage, which is vital given that prompt focal treatment of recurrence is very successful. Here, particular attention is paid to the role of Doppler ultrasound and DCE-MRI technologies. This book, containing a wealth of high-quality illustrations based on high-end equipment, will acquaint beginners with the basics of prostate ultrasound and MRI, while more advanced practitioners will learn new skills, means of avoiding pitfalls, and ways of effectively relating the imaging and image-guided treatments to the clinical situation.

Keywords

DCE-MRI Technologies Image Guided Treatments Imaging MRI Prostate Cancer Ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert L. Bard
    • 1
  • Jurgen J. Fütterer
    • 2
  • Dan Sperling
    • 3
  1. 1.Biofoundation for angiogenesis Research and DevelopmentBard Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyRadboud University Medical CentreHB NijmegenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Sperling Prostate CenterCarlstadtUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40429-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-40428-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-40429-0
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