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Title PET and PET/CT : a clinical guide / Eugene C. Lin, Abass Alavi
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Thieme, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (207 pages) : illustrations
Contents PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Contributors; I Basic Science; 1 The Physics of PET/CT Scanners; 2 Basics of Fluorodeoxyglucose Radiochemistry and Biology; 3 The Role of Glucose and FDG Metabolism in the Interpretation of PET Studies; II Clinical Basics; 4 Patient Preparation; 5 Standardized Uptake Value; 6 Normal Variants and Benign Findings; 7 The Interpretation of FDG PET Studies; 8 The Value of PET/CT; 9 Levels of Evidence for Clinical Indications of FDG PET; III Oncologic Applications; 10 Oncologic PET by Anatomical Region
11 Therapy Response12 Brain Neoplasms; 13 Head and Neck Cancer; 14 Thyroid Cancer; 15 Thoracic Neoplasms; 16 Breast Cancer; 17 Gastric, Esophageal, and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors; 18 Lymphoma; 19 Melanoma; 20 Hepatobiliary Tumors; 21 Pancreatic Cancer; 22 Gynecologic Tumors; 23 Urologic Tumors; 24 Colorectal Cancer; 25 Musculoskeletal Tumors; IV Nononcologic Applications; 26 Pediatric PET/CT; 27 PET and PET /CT in Radiation Therapy Planning; 28 FDG PET in the Evaluation of Infection and Inflammation; 29 Neurologic Applications; 30 Cardiac PET and PET/CT; Index
Summary Returning in a second edition, this practical book presents oncological and nononcological applications for PET and PET/CT for the full range of scenarios frequently .
Notes Revised edition of: PET and PET/CT / Eugene Lin, Abass Alavi. c2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tomography, Emission.
Positron-Emission Tomography -- methods.
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 -- diagnostic use
Form Electronic book
Author Lin, Eugene. PET and PET/CT
Alavi, Abass.
Lin, Eugene.
ISBN 1282864866
1604061545 (electronic bk.)
1604061537 (paperback)
9781604061536 (paperback)
9781604061543 (electronic bk.)