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Breast Ultrasound : How, Why and When - Anne-Marie Dixon

Breast Ultrasound

How, Why and When

Hardcover Published: 13th November 2007
ISBN: 9780443100765
Number Of Pages: 282

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This book is a detailed, accessible and comprehensive reference manual reflecting current guidance & citing recent peer-reviewed evidence. It is written by and for radiographers. Through text and diagrams the fundamental skills and techniques for acquisition of high quality diagnostic images are explained and demonstrated; high quality ultrasound images throughout underpin instruction on accurate image interpretation and diagnosis. Inclusion of unusual and rare appearances allow the reader to avoid common pitfalls and resolve diagnostic dilemmas.

The inclusion of clinical and pathological information gives the book an holistic outlook and wider appeal to those not specifically interested in practical instruction. The author has expertise and current experience in clinical practice and educational delivery and focuses on application of theory to practice giving step-by-step practical guidance with clear, concise and structured content. Ultrasound & mammography practitioners in training can use this book to underpin practical and theoretical instruction to achieve success on formal education programmes; practising medical and non-medical health care professionals continue to refer to a departmental shelf copy as an authoritative reference text to inform and improve the quality of their everyday clinical practice and service to patients.

Step-by-step guide to performing, interpreting and reporting breast ultrasound examinations Extensive coverage of underlying principles and practice of breast ultrasound Holistic chapter on ultrasound of the male breast Experienced editor and contributing team with current experience in clinical practice and educational delivery Application specific physics and equipment chapters

List of contributorsp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Prefacep. ix
List of abbreviationsp. x
Introductionp. 1
Breast cancer, diagnosis and imaging: a historical perspectivep. 7
Principles of diagnostic medical ultrasoundp. 19
Equipment for breast ultrasoundp. 35
Breast anatomy and normal ultrasound appearancesp. 59
Ultrasound examination techniquep. 81
Ultrasound image interpretation, recording and reportingp. 109
Benign breast diseasep. 139
Malignant breast diseasep. 163
Ultrasound of the augmented breastp. 183
Breast disease in the male patientp. 197
Ultrasound-guided interventional techniquesp. 207
Additional diagnostic imaging techniquesp. 239
Breast imaging service provision, education and trainingp. 259
Glossaryp. 267
Indexp. 275
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ISBN: 9780443100765
ISBN-10: 0443100764
Series: How, Why and When
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 13th November 2007
Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.99 x 19.51  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.95

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