This pocket guide provides concise discussion on the effective use of PET and PET/CT in patient management for a wide range of clinical conditions. Introductory chapters cover the fundamentals: basic science, patient preparation, and logistical considerations. The body of the guide examines the role of PET in the management of malignancies such as lymphoma, melanoma, and colorectal cancer. Additional chapters discuss use of PET for pancreatic, ovarian, and cervical cancers, sarcoma, and seminoma, and outlines cardiologic and neurologic applications. The final chapter considers the appropriateness, timing, and limitations of PET in common clinical case scenarios. Select images supplement the text.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 650 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 15 mm
Edition: 2006 ed.
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