Fundamentals in oncologic ultrasound: Sonographic imaging and intervention in the cancer patient

O. Catalano, A. Nunziata, A. Siani

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Abstract

This essential volume provides detailed information on all key aspects of tumor imaging with diverse sonographic techniques. In the first part, the reader will find aspects on the main issues in clinical oncology, including screening, detection, characterization and staging of malignant neoplasms, assessment of response to treatment, and follow-up. Then, the examination technique and the main findings of all ultrasound modalities (gray-scale ultrasound, spectral Doppler, color-Doppler, power-Doppler, and contrast-enhanced ultrasound) are described, with special reference to clues and pitfalls in the process of diagnosis. Subsequently all clinical scenarios where ultrasound plays a major role are described in detail. The last part of the book depicts the main US-guided, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.Radiologists and non-radiologists performing ultrasound studies will find the book useful in their clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Milan
Number of pages375
ISBN (Print)9788847013544
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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