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PET CT in Cancer An Interdisciplinary Approach to Individualized Imaging

PET CT in Cancer  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Individualized Imaging Author Mohsen Beheshti
ISBN-10 9780323496087
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 350
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Edited, authored, and reviewed by an expert team of oncologists and nuclear physicians/radiologists, this one-of-a-kind title helps you make the most of the critical role PET/CT plays in cancer staging and therapeutic responses to individualized treatments. Drs. Mohsen Beheshti, Werner Langsteger, and Alireza Rezaee place an emphasis on cutting-edge research and evidence-based practice, ensuring that you’re up to date with every aspect of this fast-changing field. For each tumor entity, you’ll find authoritative discussions of background, pathology, common pattern of spread, TNM classification, clinical guidelines, discussion, evidence-based recommendations, key points, and pitfalls. Contains 130 teaching cases with high-quality PET/CT images. Presents clear, practical guidance from multiple experts across subspecialties: nuclear medicine, oncology, oncologic surgery, radiation oncology, and clinical research. Includes separate, comprehensive chapters on head and neck, lung, breast, esophageal/gastric, pancreas/neuroendocrine, colorectal, hepatobiliary, lymphoma, gynecologic, prostate, melanoma, and brain cancers. Features short reviews of clinical aspects of different cancers, primary diagnostic procedures, and recommendations regarding PET/CT from ESMO and NCCN. Helps to reveal positive outcomes or potential deficits or weaknesses in an individual plan of care, allowing for better outcomes in patient care, future cancer research, and application of radiotracers beyond 18F-FDG.



PET CT and PET MRI in Oncology

PET CT and PET MRI in Oncology Author Patrick Peller
ISBN-10 9783642011399
Release 2012-11-09
Pages 435
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Over the past decade, PET-CT has achieved great success owing to its ability to simultaneously image structure and function, and show how the two are related. More recently, PET-MRI has also been developed, and it represents an exciting novel option that promises to have applications in oncology as well as neurology. The first part of this book discusses the basics of these dual-modality techniques, including the scanners themselves, radiotracers, scan performance, quantitation, and scan interpretation. As a result, the reader will learn how to perform the techniques to maximum benefit. The second part of the book then presents in detail the PET-CT and PET-MRI findings in cancers of the different body systems. The final two chapters address the use of PET/CT in radiotherapy planning and examine areas of controversy. The authors are world-renowned experts from North America, Europe, and Australia, and the lucid text is complemented by numerous high-quality illustrations.



SPECT and SPECT CT

SPECT and SPECT CT Author Chun Kim
ISBN-10 9781626233393
Release 2017-05-24
Pages 218
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Internationally renowned authorities in the field of hybrid imaging contribute firsthand expertise on the practical application of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and SPECT/CT. By combining clear anatomic markers from CT with functional knowledge from SPECT, SPECT/CT provides added value for patient evaluation and is becoming increasingly prevalent in routine clinical practice. Indeed, hybrid imaging is touted by many as a game changer in nuclear medicine. The first two chapters of this book provide a foundation for understanding SPECT and SPECT/CT technological principles, including the associated radiopharmaceuticals. The remaining chapters detail the utility of SPECT and SPECT/CT in clinical practice including neuroscience and pediatrics, as well as specific pathologies. The book concludes with in-depth discussion of select case studies. Key Features Efficacious use of SPECT and SPECT/CT for primary body systems, including the central nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, and skeletal systems Value for the assessment of neoplastic disease, infection/inflammation, thyroid and parathyroid gland disorders Fourteen high-quality videos delineate specific techniques and clinical applications Meticulous, four-color graphics clearly elucidate key concepts Illustrative case studies offer educational teaching pearls Together, the concise, evidence-based text and wealth of SPECT/CT images deliver a solid knowledge base, enabling practitioners to learn the effective use of this technology. This must-have book is certain to be an invaluable resource for a diverse spectrum of practicing and trainee clinicians in fields such as radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation oncology.



PET Scan in Hodgkin Lymphoma

PET Scan in Hodgkin Lymphoma Author Andrea Gallamini
ISBN-10 9783319317977
Release 2016-07-04
Pages 139
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This book describes the various contributions of positron emission tomography (PET) to the management of Hodgkin lymphoma and considers key issues in its use. A full explanation of the value of PET in disease staging and restaging is followed by discussion of its role in guiding individualized, response-adapted therapy in both early and advanced disease based on assessment of treatment sensitivity. Further chapters explore in detail the current application of PET for determination of tumor metabolic volume and planning of involved field radiotherapy. The book concludes by discussing PET scan reporting in clinical practice and the rules that have now been formally set following a number of international workshops designed to develop standard reporting criteria based on expert agreement. The authors are leading authorities who adopt an interdisciplinary approach in covering the most important aspects of the use of PET in Hodgkin lymphoma in a readily understandable way. PET Scan in Hodgkin Lymphoma will be of value to oncologists, hematologists, medical physicists, radiotherapists, and nuclear medicine specialists.



Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging Author Akram M. Shaaban
ISBN-10 1931884838
Release 2011
Pages 815
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The bestselling Diagnostic Imaging series now includes a comprehensive reference devoted to oncology. Written and edited by renowned experts in radiology, oncology, and body imaging, this book sets a new standard in cancer imaging references.



40 Days of Dating

40 Days of Dating Author Jessica Walsh
ISBN-10 9781613127155
Release 2015-01-20
Pages 304
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When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story since it was launched in July 2013. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since. Note: 40 Days of Dating has a special binding that allows it to open very flat by attaching the endpapers to the inside covers.



Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging Author Lynn N McKinnis
ISBN-10 9780803641075
Release 2013-12-26
Pages 714
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Here’s everything Physical Therapists need to know about medical imaging. This comprehensive guide helps you develop the skills and knowledge you need to accurately interpret imaging studies and understand written reports. Lynn McKinnis, 2009 winner of APTA’s Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, guides you every step of the way. Begin with a basic introduction to radiology; then progress to evaluating radiographs and advanced imaging from head to toe. Imaging for commonly seen traumas and pathologies, as well as case studies prepare you to meet the most common to complex challenges in clinical and practice.



Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation Author Leeanne M. Carey
ISBN-10 9780199797882
Release 2012-06-28
Pages 258
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Stroke Rehabilitation: Insights from Neuroscience and Imaging informs and challenges neurologists, rehabilitation therapists, imagers, and stroke specialists to adopt more restorative and scientific approaches to stroke rehabilitation based on new evidence from neuroscience and neuroimaging literatures. The fields of cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging are advancing rapidly and providing new insights into human behavior and learning. Similarly, improved knowledge of how the brain processes information after injury and recovers over time is providing new perspectives on what can be achieved through rehabilitation. Stroke Rehabilitation explores the potential to shape and maximize neural plastic changes in the brain after stroke from a multimodal perspective. Active skill based learning is identified as a central element of a restorative approach to rehabilitation. The evidence behind core learning principles as well as specific learning strategies that have been applied to retrain lost functions of movement, sensation, cognition and language are also discussed. Current interventions are evaluated relative to this knowledge base and examples are given of how active learning principles have been successfully applied in specific interventions. The benefits and evidence behind enriched environments is reviewed with examples of potential application in stroke rehabilitation. The capacity of adjunctive therapies, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, to modulate receptivity of the damaged brain to benefit from behavioral interventions is also discussed in the context of this multimodal approach. Focusing on new insights from neuroscience and imaging, the book explores the potential to tailor interventions to the individual based on viable brain networks.



Theranostics Gallium 68 and Other Radionuclides

Theranostics  Gallium 68  and Other Radionuclides Author Richard P Baum
ISBN-10 9783642279942
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 578
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This book is based on contributions presented at the 1st World Congress on Gallium-68 and Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy, which examined recent developments in theranostics – the emerging field of molecular targeting of vectors that can be used for both diagnosis and therapy, when modified accordingly. The focus of this book is on the rapidly developing research into and clinical applications of gallium-68 and other generator-produced PET radionuclides in the personalized diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors and other diseases. In addition, new PET radiopharmaceuticals are considered, and the latest ideas and concepts, presented. Theranostics embodies both molecular and personalized medicine. It is at the cutting edge of medicine, and the contents of this volume will be of interest to chemists, physicians, and investigators dealing with generators, PET radiochemistry, molecular imaging, and radionuclide therapy.



Molecular Imaging

Molecular Imaging Author Ralph Weissleder
ISBN-10 1607950057
Release 2010
Pages 1357
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The field of molecular imaging of living subjects have evolved considerably and have seen spectacular advances in chemistry, engineering and biomedical applications. This textbook was designed to fill the need for an authoritative source for this multi-disciplinary field. We have been fortunate to recruit over 80 leading authors contributing 75 individual chapters. Given the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the book is broken into six different sections: "Molecular Imaging technologies", "Chemistry", "Molecular Imaging in Cell and Molecular Biology", "Applications of Molecular Imaging", "Molecular Imaging in Drug Evaluation" with the final section comprised of chapters on computation, bioinformatics and modeling. The organization of this large amount of information is logical and strives to avoid redundancies among chapters. It encourages the use of figures to illustrate concepts and to provide numerous molecular imaging examples.



Nanotheranostics for Personalized Medicine

Nanotheranostics for Personalized Medicine Author Simona Mura
ISBN-10 9789814713542
Release 2016-02-22
Pages 348
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The application of nanotechnology in the biomedical field, known as nanomedicine, has gained much interest in the recent past as a versatile strategy for selective drug delivery and diagnostic purposes. The nanotheranostic approach, which aims to combine both therapeutic and imaging/diagnostic functionalities, is characterized by a strong pluridisciplinarity where the chemistry of materials, bioconjugate chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery, imaging, and pharmacology, work together. Nanotheranostics combine simultaneous non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of diseases with the exciting possibility to monitor drug release and distribution in real time; thus offering the opportunity to optimize treatment outcomes in cancer and other severe diseases. Clinical applications of nanotheranostics would enable earlier detection and treatment of diseases, and earlier assessment of the response, thus allowing to identify patients which would potentially respond to therapy and have higher possibilities of a favorable outcome. Nanotheranostics for Personalized Medicine presents an integrated and transdisciplinary description of nanotheranostics. It provides principles of imaging techniques and concrete examples of advances and challenges in the development of nanotheranostics for personalized medicine. This book is written for students (Bachelors to Doctoral level) as well as experienced researchers, in academia or the industry, interested in this emerging concept in the nanomedicine field. Contents:Combining Imaging and Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Severe Diseases (Simona Mura and Patrick Couvreur)Increased Sensitivity for Medical Imaging Using Non-Ionizing Nanomedicine as Contrast Agents (Cyrille Richard, Bich-Thuy Doan and Nathalie Mignet)MRI T2 Weighted Theranostic Nanodevices and Chemotherapy (Sophie Laurent, Luce Vander Elst, Dimitri Stanicki and Robert N Muller)MRI T1 Weighted Theranostic Nanodevices (Lucie Sancey, François Lux, Géraldine Le Duc, Sabin Carme and Olivier Tillement)Optical Imaging and Chemotherapy (Guillaume Bort, Simona Mura and Patrick Couvreur)Plasmonic Nanoparticles-Coated Microbubbles for Theranostic Applications (Mark A Borden, Jacob D Dove and Todd W Murray)Contribution of Nuclear Medicine to Cancer Nanotheranostics (Thomas Lars Andresen, Anncatrine L Petersen, Anders E Hansen and Jonas R Henriksen)Nanotheranostics in Gene Therapy (Madhura Deshpande, Shravan Kumar Sriraman and Vladimir Torchilin)Nanotheranostics in Cardiovascular Diseases (Maya Juenet, Mariana Varna, Cédric Chauvierre and Didier Letourneur)Stimuli-Responsive Nanotheranostics (Basit Yameen, Jun Wu, Critian Vilos, Andrew Whyte David Werstler, Lori Pollit and Omid C Farokhzad)Advancing the Practical Clinical Utility in Personalized Medicine: Capabilities and Lessons Learned for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics (Ioannis S Vizirianakis, Christina Karavasili, Elsa P Amanatiadou and Dimitrios G Fatouros) Readership: Advanced undergraduates, graduates, as well as experimental researchers in academia or the industry with an interest in this emerging concept in the nanomedicine world. Key Features:This book presents an integrated and transdisciplinary description of an emerging concept in the world of nanomedicine: nanotheranosticsThis work is one of the few dedicated to nanotheranostics and its applicationsWritten by well-recognized experts in academia, this book would offer to the reader a clear overview of the progresses in the field of nanotheranostics and their fundamental contribution to the field of personalized medicineReading this book would open the way to further improvements and to the possible clinical translation of the nanotheranostics concept in the not-too-distant futureKeywords:Bioengineering;Nanomedicine & Nanobiology;Biomedical Engineering;Medical Imaging;Therapy



Fundamentals of Body CT E Book

Fundamentals of Body CT E Book Author W. Richard Webb
ISBN-10 9780323263580
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 434
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Perfect for radiology residents and practitioners, Fundamentals of Body CT offers an easily accessible introduction to body CT! Completely revised and meticulously updated, this latest edition covers today's most essential CT know-how, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice. It’s everything you need to effectively perform and interpret CT scans. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information to effectively interpret CTs and the salient points needed to make accurate diagnoses. Review how the anatomy of each body area appears on a CT scan. Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with a comprehensive yet concise format. Achieve optimal results with step-by-step instructions on how to perform all current CT techniques. Compare diagnoses with a survey of major CT findings for a variety of common diseases—with an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another. Make effective use of 64-slice MDCT and dual source CT scanners with coverage of the most current indications. Stay current extensive updates of clinical guidelines that reflect recent changes in the practice of CT imaging, including (ACCP) Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines, paraneoplastic and superior vena cava syndrome, reactions to contrast solution and CT-guided needle biopsy. Get a clear view of the current state of imaging from extensively updated, high-quality images throughout. Access the complete contents online at ExpertConsult.



PET in Oncology

PET in Oncology Author Stefan Dresel
ISBN-10 354031203X
Release 2009-04-20
Pages 254
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At last, here is a comprehensive compilation of the accumulated knowledge on PET and PET/CT in oncology. It covers the entire spectrum from solidly documented indications, such as staging and monitoring of lung and colorectal cancer, to the application of PET/CT in head and neck surgery, gynecology, radiation therapy, urology, pediatrics and others. The chapters are supplemented by an introduction into the underlying techniques of both imaging devices and radiopharmacy.



Review of Radiologic Physics

Review of Radiologic Physics Author Walter Huda
ISBN-10 9781496347374
Release 2016-01-20
Pages 336
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Now revised to reflect the new, clinically-focused certification exams, Review of Radiological Physics, Fourth Edition, offers a complete review for radiology residents and radiologic technologists preparing for certification. . This new edition covers x-ray production and interactions, projection and tomographic imaging, image quality, radiobiology, radiation protection, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance – all of the important physics information you need to understand the factors that improve or degrade image quality. Each chapter is followed by 20 questions for immediate self-assessment, and two end-of-book practice exams, each with 100 additional questions, offer a comprehensive review of the full range of topics.



Nuclear Medicine A Core Review

Nuclear Medicine  A Core Review Author Chirayu Shah
ISBN-10 9781496338457
Release 2015-10-13
Pages 272
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Master the content you need to know for the Core Exam module for nuclear medicine! This unique, image-rich resource is an excellent tool for self-assessment and exam prep, whether you’re studying for the Core Exam or Maintenance of Certification. More than 300 questions, answers, and explanations accompany hundreds of high-quality images, in a format that mimics the Core Exam. Nuclear Medicine: A Core Review tests your knowledge of every aspect of the exam, including basic imaging, radiopharmaceuticals, relevant organ systems, pediatrics, oncology, quality control and safety, and more.



PET and PET CT

PET and PET CT Author Eugene C. Lin
ISBN-10 9781604061543
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 312
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Praise for this book:Sure to be a hit -- just like the first edition...All the chapters are well written and the accuracy of information is impressive...[we] cannot recommend the book strongly enough.--RAD MagazineReturning in a second edition, this practical book presents oncological and nononcological applications for PET and PET/CT for the full range of scenarios frequently encountered in the professional setting. Placing special emphasis on PET/CT correlation and FDG oncological imaging, it opens with a thorough introduction to fundamental science and clinical basics. Each chapter in the Oncological Applications section of the book describes the role of PET and PET/CT in the management of specific diseases, providing succinct descriptions of indications and comparisons with other imaging modalities. Highlights: New chapters covering PET/CT for pediatric patients; the use of FDG PET in the evaluation of infection and inflammation; and the role of PET and PET/CT in radiation therapy planning; and FDG biology More than 500 high-quality images, including state-of-the-art color PET/CT images Pearls and pitfalls that emphasize critical concepts Discussion of normal variations and benign findings Thorough review of the current literature on PET/CT This compact book provides readers with the tools to sharpen their assessment and decision-making skills. Organized efficiently to enable rapid reference to key concepts, this concise text is ideal for residents and practitioners in radiology, nuclear medicine, oncology, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine technology.



Diagnostic Ultrasound

Diagnostic Ultrasound Author Carol M. Rumack
ISBN-10 0323401716
Release 2017-10
Pages 2168
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"Diagnostic Ultrasound, edited by Carol M. Rumack, Stephanie R. Wilson, J. William Charboneau, and Deborah Levine, presents a greater wealth of authoritative, up-to-the-minute guidance on the ever-expanding applications of this versatile modality than you'll find in any other single source. Preeminent experts help you reap the fullest benefit from the latest techniques for ultrasound imaging of the whole body...image-guided procedures...fetal, obstetric, and pediatric imaging...and more. This completely updated edition encompasses all of the latest advances, including 3D and 4D imaging, fetal imaging, contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of the liver and digestive tract, and much more - all captured through an abundance of brand-new images. And now, video clips for virtually every chapter allow you to see the sonographic presentation of various conditions in real time!"--Publisher's description.