More Details about PET/CT: Essentials For Clinical Practice

General Information  
Author(s)Ronald B Workman and R Edward Coleman and Martin P Sandler
PublisherSPRINGER
ISBN9780387321660
Pages248
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2006

Description

This pocket guide provides concise discussion on the effective use of PET and PET/CT in patient management for a wide range of clinical conditions. Introductory chapters cover the fundamentals: basic science, patient preparation, and logistical considerations. The body of the guide examines the role of PET in the management of malignancies such as lymphoma, melanoma, and colorectal cancer. Additional chapters discuss use of PET for pancreatic, ovarian, and cervical cancers, sarcoma, and seminoma, and outlines cardiologic and neurologic applications. The final chapter considers the appropriateness, timing, and limitations of PET in common clinical case scenarios. Select images supplement the text.