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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.

Key Highlights:

  • 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.

Lin/Alavi
PET and PET/CT: A Clinical Guide
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2019
410 pp, 335 illustrations
Paperback
ISBN: 9781626231344
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781626231351
€89.99/$99.99

 

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