Breast Oncology: Techniques, Indications, and Interpretation by Samantha L. Heller, ISBN-13: 978-3319425610
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- Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2017 edition (March 7, 2017)
- Language: English
- 371 pages
- ISBN-10: 9783319425610
- ISBN-13: 978-3319425610
This book presents up to date debates and issues in the world of breast MRI with a very practical focus on how to incorporate current understanding of breast MRI into clinical practice. The book is divided into three key sections, all of which have critical impact for the breast imager: Techniques introduces the reader to the parameters of breast MRI from standard sequences to up-to-date cutting edge techniques. Indications provides a careful review of the accepted indications for breast MRI from High Risk Screening to use of breast MRI, in the context of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with a detailed analysis of the evidence-based support for these indications and a careful look at controversies and debates within the field. MRI Findings, Interpretation, and Management takes on the topics of how to interpret and manage specific MRI findings from benign to malignant disease with a focus on radiologic-pathologic correlation. The section also incorporates a focus on key management dilemmas, including appropriate follow-up intervals for benign findings on MRI and management of probably benign lesions assessed as a Breast Imaging Reporting and Dictating System (BI-RADS)-3 category on MRI.
Breast Oncology: Techniques, Indications, and Interpretation is written by expert researchers and specialist clinicians, to ensure the reader is exposed to in-depth and current understanding of the issues relevant to best clinical MRI breast practice.
Linda Moy, MD is part of a Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Team at the NYU Clinical Cancer Center, where she and her team developed an algorithm for triaging women at high-risk for breast cancer. Dr. Moy developed the Breast MRI program at the NYU Clinical Cancer Center helping to optimize breast MRI at 3.0 Tesla. Additionally, Dr. Moy developed the Breast MRI Interventional Procedures Program, which includes MR guided core biopsies and MRI localizations.
Samantha L. Heller, PhD, MD, is a consultant Radiologist in the Breast Imaging department at St George’s Hospital, London. Prof. Heller is the co-director for the Breast Multidisciplinary Team Course (2015) at St George’s Hospital, and lectures on Breast Anatomy on the radiography course at the hospital, amongst others.
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