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Springer Berlin Heidelberg


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This book is an ideal manual on the use of modern ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast pathology. It provides a comprehensive overview of current ultrasound techniques and explains the advantages and pitfalls of various ultrasound imaging modalities.Detailed attention is devoted to breast carcinoma, with guidance on differential diagnosis and presentation of pre- and postoperative ultrasound appearances. The most important benign breast diseases are also described and illustrated. Age-related features, including those seen in children and adolescents, are carefully analyzed, and an individual chapter is devoted to breast abnormalities in men. All aspects of lymph node appearances are reviewed in detail, with a special focus on the role of ultrasound in the evaluation of lymph node status. Ultrasound-guided breast interventions and imaging of breast implants are discussed in depth. This up-to-date and richly illustrated book will interest and assist specialists in ultrasound diagnostics, radiologists, oncologists, and surgeons.​

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662510742
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/17/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 258
Sales rank: 896,186
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.- Technique of Breast Ultrasound.- Ultrasound of the Normal Breast .- Ultrasound Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.- Differential Diagnosis of Breast Diseases.- Breast Ultrasound in Children and Adolescents.- Breast Pathology in Men.- Ultrasound Examination of Regional Lymph Nodes.- Ultrasound Examination after Breast Surgery.- Recurrent Breast Cancer.- Ultrasound Imaging in Patients with Breast Implants.- Ultrasound-Guided Breast Intervention.- Conclusion.

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