New York/Stuttgart – PET and PET/CT have been increasingly used as effective imaging modalities in the management of patients with cancer, neurologic disease, musculoskeletal disease, and cardiac disease. PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide, Third Edition by world renowned molecular imaging pioneer Abass Alavi and esteemed diagnostic and nuclear radiologist Eugene Lin features the latest advances in PET technology in an easy-to-read format.
The book lays a solid foundation with opening chapters on scanner physics, radionuclide basics, study interpretation, patient preparation, quantitative whole-body PET/CT imaging, normal variants, benign findings, and clinical applications.
- Oncology-related chapters include the use of PET for rare and common cancers – from brain neoplasms and musculoskeletal tumors – to breast and colorectal cancers
- Updated with the latest scientific literature and guidelines
- Specialized topics include Gadolinium-68 imaging techniques, pediatric PET/CT, utilization for radiation therapy planning and infection and inflammation evaluations, and neurological and cardiac applications
- A state-of-the-chapter on PET/MRI
- More than 500 high-quality images, including many in full color
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2019
410 pp, 335 illustrations
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
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