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PET/CT in Cancer of Unknown Primary

  • Nagabhushan Seshadri
  • Chinnamani Eswar

Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)

Also part of the PET/CT book sub series (PET/CT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Chinnamani Eswar
    Pages 1-4
  3. Nagabhushan Seshadri, Chinnamani Eswar, Radhakrishnan Jayan
    Pages 15-22
  4. James Ballinger, Gopinath Gnanasegaran
    Pages 23-26
  5. Nagabhushan Seshadri, Gaurav Malhotra
    Pages 27-34
  6. Nagabhushan Seshadri, Gaurav Malhotra, Radhakrishnan Jayan, Venkatesh Rangarajan
    Pages 35-62
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 63-65

About this book

Introduction

This pocket book offers a rapid and concise overview of the utility of PET/CT in the management of patients with cancer of unknown primary (CUP). Readers will gain an appreciation of the unique information provided by PET/CT on the molecular and metabolic changes associated with CUP, which can occur in the absence of corresponding anatomical alterations. Characteristic imaging appearances are documented with the aid of a series of teaching cases that serve to illustrate the potential improvements in patient management that may be achieved through early use of PET/CT in the diagnostic pathway. In addition, the relation of the clinical and pathological background to imaging is explained. The book is published within the Springer series Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging (compiled under the auspices of the British Nuclear Medicine Society) and will be an excellent asset for all clinicians, nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, radiographers, and nurses who routinely work in multidisciplinary teams involved in the management of these patients.

Keywords

Hybrid Imaging PET/CT Fluorodeoxyglucose Carcinoma of Unkown Primary Occult Primary Primary Tumour Detection

Editors and affiliations

  • Nagabhushan Seshadri
    • 1
  • Chinnamani Eswar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineRoyal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Clinical OncologyClatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS, Foundation TrustBebingtonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56424-1
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-56423-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-56424-1
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