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Title PET and PET/CT : a clinical guide / [edited by] Eugene C. Lin, MD, Abass Alavi, MD, PhD
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Thieme, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 396 pages) : illustrations
Contents PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Contributors; Part I Basic Science; 1 The Physics of PET/CT Scanners; 2 The Basics of 2-[F-18]Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose Radiochemistry and Biology; 3 The Role of Glucose and FDG Metabolism in the Interpretation of PET Studies; Part II Clinical Basics; 4 Patient Preparation; 5 Standardized Uptake Value; 6 Quantitative Whole-Body PET/CT Imaging; 7 Normal Variants and Benign Findings; 8 Interpretation of FDG PET Studies; 9 PET/CT; 10 PET/MRI: Introduction to Clinical Applications
Part III Oncologic Applications11 Oncological PET by Anatomic Region; 12 Therapy Response; 13 Brain Neoplasms; 14 Head and Neck Cancer; 15 Thyroid Cancer; 16 Thoracic Neoplasms; 17 Breast Cancer; 18 Gastric, Esophageal, and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors; 19 Lymphoma; 20 Melanoma; 21 Hepatobiliary Tumors; 22 Pancreatic Cancer; 23 Gynecological Tumors; 24 Urological Tumors; 25 Colorectal Cancer; 26 Musculoskeletal Tumors; 27 18F Sodium Fluoride PET/CT in Bone; 28 68Ga-Based Imaging Techniques; Part IV Nononcologic Applications; 29 Pediatric PET/CT; 30 PET/CT in Radiation Therapy Planning
31 FDG-PET/CT in the Evaluation of Infection and Inflammation32 Neurological Applications of Fluorodeoxyglucose PET; 33 Neurological Applications of Nonfluorodeoxyglucose Tracers; 34 Cardiac PET and PET/CT; Index
Summary Top-selling, concise guide to PET and PET/CT imaging from distinguished radiologists, now in a new edition! PET and PET/CT have been increasingly used as effective imaging modalities in the management of patients with cancer, neurologic disease, musculoskeletal disease, and cardiac disease. PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide, Third Edition by world renowned molecular imaging pioneer Abass Alavi and esteemed diagnostic and nuclear radiologist Eugene Lin features the latest advances in PET technology in an easy-to-read format. The book lays a solid foundation with opening chapters on scanner physi
Notes Revision 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
Tomography, Emission-Computed
Diagnostic Uses of Chemicals
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Tomography, Emission.
Form Electronic book
Author Lin, Eugene, editor.
Alavi, Abass, editor.
LC no. 2018047117
ISBN 9781626231351