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Title PET-CT : a case based approach / Peter S. Conti, Daniel K. Cham, editors ; with a foreword by Henry N. Wagner
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 304 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Part I The Fundamentals -- 1. Normal Physiology and Variants: A Primer -- 1.1. Normal Physiology -- 1.2. Nononcologic Pathology -- 1.3. Posttherapeutic Changes -- 1.4. Foreign Body Artifact -- 1.5. Technical Artifacts -- Part II Clinical Cases -- 2. Adrenal Cancer -- 2.1. 72-year-old male with previous resection of right adrenal carcinoma being evaluated for recurrent disease -- 3. Germ Cell Tumors: Choricocarcinoma and Testicular Cancer -- 3.1. 25-year-old male status post left orchiectomy with lesions involving the back, mediastinum, abdomen and the left neck, and elevated beta-HCG and AFP level -- 3.2. 26-year-old male status post orchiectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy -- 3.3. 55-year-old male status post left orchiectomy, pelvic bone resection and left groin lymph node dissection -- 3.4. 34-year-old female with a history of metastatic choriocarcinoma confirmed with nodulectomy during a right thoracotomy, presenting with rising HCG -- 4. Brain -- 4.1. 75-year-old female with suspected temporal glioblastoma for recurrence -- 4.2. 73-year-old male who has a history of brain mass and pulmonary carcinoid -- 4.3. 81-year-old male who has a history of angiosarcoma -- 4.4. 38-year-old female with multiple brain lesions -- 4.5. 46-year-old male who has a history of suprasellar mass presenting with left eye blindness -- 4.6. 21-year-old male with a seizure disorder -- 4.7. 62-year-old female who has a history of glioma -- 4.8. 53-year-old female with multiple sclerosis and worsening headache for two months -- 5. Breast Cancer -- 5.1. 52-year-old female with a history of breast cancer and fibrous histiocystoma -- 5.2. 57-year-old female with a history of left breast cancer, with right pleural and left mid lung metastases -- 5.3. 48-year-old female with reported small right axillary mass on ultrasound -- 5.4. 56-year-old female who has a history of breast cancer status post left lumpectomy -- 5.5. 36-year-old female who has a history of breast cancer and positive neck biopsy -- 6. Gynecologic Malignancies: Cervical, Uterine, and Vulvar Cancer -- 6.1. 32-year-old female who has a history of cervical cancer and positive pelvic and abdominal lymphadenopathy -- 6.2. 69-year-old female with a history of metastatic cervical cancer in the neck and abdomen -- 6.3. 50-year-old female who has a history of cervical cancer with metastatic disease to lung -- 6.4. 32-year-old female status post hysterectomy and right oophorectomy for uterine cancer and a left upper lung mass -- 6.5. 78-year-old female status post vulvectomy and local radiotheraphyfor vulvar cancer with a subcutaneous mass in the left groin -- 7. Colorectal Cancers -- 7.1. 62-year-old male with a history of colon cancer status post chemotheraphy; comparison to positive basal PET study -- 7.2. 56-year-old female with a history of colon CA status post chemotherapy and radiofrequency ablation in the liver, now with rising CEA level -- 7.3. 59-year-old male status post left hemicolectomy with rising CEA level -- 7.4. 51-year-old female with a known metastatic disease for colon carcinoma -- 7.5. 42-year-old male with a recent diagnosis of low rectal tumor by biopsy being staged with PET -- 8. Cholangiocarcinoma -- 8.1. 74-year-old male who has a history of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma status post Whipple procedure and radioablation therapy now with ri
Summary Dr. Peter S. Conti is a Professor of Radiology and the Director of the PET Imaging Science Center at the University of Southern California, and is a Fellow of both the American College of Radiology and American College of Nuclear Physicians. He is a pioneer in the development of the clinical applications of PET and more recently PET-CT. He and one of his fellows, Dr. Daniel Cham, have published this groundbreaking PET-CT case-based book, which reveals how PET-CT can be applied in routine clinical scenarios. Leading authorities in the field examine a wealth of heavily-illustrated original PET-C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-282) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tomography, Emission -- Case studies.
Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Neoplasms -- pathology.
Tomography, Emission-Computed.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cham, Daniel K.
Conti, Peter S.
LC no. 2004050430
ISBN 0387208585 (hc ; alk. paper)
0387270442 (electronic bk.)
9780387208589 (hc ; alk. paper)
9780387270449 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Positron emission tomography--computed tomography