9780781716963

Mammographic Imaging A Practical Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781716963

  • ISBN10:

    0781716969

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/22/2001
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

This market leader is the most complete textbook on breast imaging written by experienced radiologic technologists, for radiologic technology clinicians and students. This thoroughly revised edition presents extensive technical advances and administrative changes in the field. Mammographic Imaging successfully integrates patient care with technologic procedures to provide a complete guide to mammography. Ideal for both practice and classroom use, this reference is also an excellent review for the ARRT's Certification on Mammography.

Table of Contents

UNIT I General Background and Information
History of Mammography
3(10)
Background Information and the Need for Screening
13(15)
Patient Considerations
28(11)
The Radiologic Technologist
39(6)
UNIT II Technical Considerations
Mammography Machines, Processors, and Films
45(50)
Darkroom and Processing Considerations in Mammography
95(11)
Quality Assurance in Film/Screen Mammography
106(33)
UNIT III The Mammogram
Breast Anatomy and Physiology
139(16)
Mammographic Pathology
155(19)
Mammographic Positioning
174(72)
The Nonconforming Patient
246(18)
Thinking in Three Dimensions
264(11)
Practical Applications in Problem Solving
275(38)
UNIT IV Special Procedures
Diagnostic Procedures
313(18)
Minimally Invasive Needle Breast Biopsy
331(72)
Alternative Methods and Techniques
403(34)
Digital Mammography
437(18)
Glossary 455(8)
Appendix A Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Breast 463(13)
Appendix B Computer-Aided Detection in Mammography 476(7)
Index 483

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