This new project on PET-MR imaging in oncology includes digital interactive software matching the cases in the book. The interactive version of the atlas is based on the latest web standard, HTML5, ensuring compatibility with any computer operating system as well as a dedicated version for Apple iPad.
The book opens with an introduction to the principles of hybrid imaging that pays particular attention to PET/MR imaging and standard PET/MR acquisition protocols. A wide range of illustrated clinical case reports are then presented. Each case study includes a short clinical history, findings, and teaching points, followed by illustrations, legends, and comments.
The multimedia version of the book includes dynamic movies that allow the reader to browse through series of rotating 3D images (MIP or volume rendered), display blending between PET and MR, and dynamic visualization of 3D image volumes. The movies can be played either continuously or sequentially for better exploration of sets of images.
The editors of this state-of-the-art publication are key opinion leaders in the field of multimodality imaging. Professor Osman Ratib (Geneva) and Professor Markus Schwaiger (Munich) were the first in Europe to initiate the clinical adoption of PET/MR imaging. Professor Thomas Beyer (Zurich) is an internationally renowned pioneering physicist in the field of hybrid imaging. Individual clinical cases presented in this book are co-authored by leading international radiologists and nuclear physicians experts in the use of PET and MRI.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 741 g
Dimensions: 279 x 210 x 18 mm
Edition: 2013 ed.
From the book reviews:
"Atlas of PET/MR Imaging in Oncology ... highlights the potential applications of whole-body hybrid PET/MR imaging in oncology. ... The images are of good quality, and the references are updated. ... This is the first book on PET/MR imaging in oncology. I highly recommend it to trainees and practitioners in the fields of nuclear medicine and radiology, as well as oncology." (E. Edmund Kim, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 55, 2014)
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