Nuclear Medicine In Clinical Diagnosis And Treatment: 2-volume Set.

Nuclear Medicine In Clinical Diagnosis And Treatment: 2-volume Set

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0443073120
  • ISBN 13: 9780443073120


This definitive and comprehensive 2 volume text-reference book is essential reading for those who are primarily involved in the practice of nuclear medicine. Over 180 contributors, all of them internationally recognized authorities, focus on current and newly available radionuclide techniques and directly apply them to clinical practice. Covering all of the major body systems and organs in which nuclear medicine procedures are used, the book takes a disease oriented approach and this new edition features the latest advances in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used in the detection and treatment of cancer, heart disease, neurologic disorders, trauma and other common and less common diseases. There are major revisions/ new chapters in the areas of brain imaging, movement disorders, stroke, lymphoma therapy, bone density, non-neurologic drug discovery, molecular imaging, cost/benefit analysis. Features over 4,400 high quality images depicting a full range of both common and rare diseases and abnormalities. Emphasizes how to perform and interpret a test rather than the technical aspects of the procedure, and focuses on how to solve the diagnostic problems that occur in day-to-day practice. Addresses practical considerations such as image interpretation, image optimization techniques, and pitfalls in image acquisition, and interpretation. Offers state-of-the art global perspectives from an international team of editors and authors. Provides completely revised and thoroughly up-to-date coverage in every chapter. Introduces a new co-editor-Dr Sam Gambhir, who provides new perspectives on the field's hottest developments. Presents expanded coverage of tumor diagnosis and therapy · cardiac nuclear imaging · and radionuclide imaging of neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Features brand-new chapters on lymphoma therapy · PET imaging · sentinel lymph node biopsy · gated SPECT · multi-modality imaging · molecular imaging · drug discovery · cost/benefit analysis · and bone density. Incorporates full-color images throughout the text.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • Language: Eng English
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 1950
  • Date Published: 2004
  • Authors: Peter J. Ell Md Msc Phd Frcr Frcp, Sam Gambhir Md Phd