Princeton University Library Catalog

Mammographic imaging : a practical guide / Valerie F. Andolina, Shelly Lillé.

Author:
Andolina, Valerie [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, c2011.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xiii, 593 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note:
"This publication, the third edition of Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide, retains information on analog mammography, builds upon ongoing developments for breast imaging, and introduces new trends in the field of breast imaging. Specifically, there are five chapters related to digital mammography that address digital technology (machines, image acquisition, image manipulation, and storage), QC, comparisons to imaging with analog mammography, and changes in workflow for the mammography technologist"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Mammography : common topics. History of Mammography -- Background information and the need for screening -- Patient considerations -- The mammography technologist's expanding role -- Breast anatomy and physiology -- Mammographic pathology -- Mammographic positioning -- The nonconforming patient -- Thinking in three dimenstions -- Practical applications in problem solving -- Film/screen mammography. Analog mammography machines, processors, and films -- Darkroom and processing considerations in mammography -- Quality assurance in film/screen mammography -- Digital mammography. End of the road for analog mammography? -- Creating the digital image -- Digital integration and workflow in mammography -- Quality assurance for full field digital mammography -- Nonimaging components of the FFDM network -- Diagnostic procedures and breast cancer treatment. Diagnostic procedures -- Minimally invasive needle breast biopsy -- Breast MR -- Breast cancer diagnostic technologies : today and tomorrow -- Breast cancer treatments.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781605470313 (alk. paper)
  • 1605470317 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010029706
OCLC:
650953451
Related name:
RCP:
C - S