Mammographic Imaging A Practical Guide

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-11-05
  • Publisher: LWW

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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

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