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Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide is the definitive, and only comprehensive, text in mammography for radiologic technology and mammographic technology. This revision has updated chapters and new content on the increasingly common fundamental technology in digital mammography. New pedagogical features and ancillaries make this edition ideal as a core education resource. The new, dynamic two-color design will also appeal to students.
Table of Contents
UNIT 1: MAMMOGRAPHY - COMMON TOPICS
1: History of Mammography
2: Background Information and the Need for Screening
3: Patient Considerations
4: The Mammography Technologist's Expanding Role
5: Breast Anatomy and Physiology
6: Mammographic Pathology
7: Mammographic Positioning
8: The Nonconforming Patient
9: Thinking in Three Dimensions
10: Practical Applications in Problem Solving
UNIT 2: FILM/SCREEN MAMMOGRAPHY
11: Analog Mammography Machines, Processors, and Film
12: Darkroom and Processing Considerations in Mammography
13: Quality Assurance in Film/Screen Mammography
UNIT 3: DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
14: End of the Road for Analog Mammography?
15: Creating the Digital Image
16: Digital Integration and Workflow in Mammography
17: Quality Assurance for Full Field Digital Mammography
18: Non-Imaging Components of the FFDM Network
UNIT 4: DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND BREAST CANCER TREATMENT
19: Diagnostic Procedures
20: Minimally Invasive Needle Breast Biopsy
21: Breast MR
22: Breast Cancer Diagnostic Technologies: Today and Tomorrow
23: Breast Cancer Therapies