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Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography (CEDM)

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Jacopo Nori, Maninderpal Kaur, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book offers a comprehensive, practical resource entirely devoted to Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography (CEDM), a state-of-the-art technique that has emerged as a valuable addition to conventional imaging modalities in the detection of primary and recurrent breast cancer, and as an important preoperative staging tool for women with breast cancer. CEDM is a relatively new breast imaging technique based on dual energy acquisition, combining mammography with iodine-based contrast agents to …
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Nori, Jacopo
Kaur, Maninderpal
Responsibility
Jacopo Nori, Maninderpal Kaur, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 260 p.) : 193 illus., 54 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319945538
9783319945521 (print ed.)
9783319945545 (print ed.)
9783030068738 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Density
Breast Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Mammography - methods
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Gynecology
Abstract
This book offers a comprehensive, practical resource entirely devoted to Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography (CEDM), a state-of-the-art technique that has emerged as a valuable addition to conventional imaging modalities in the detection of primary and recurrent breast cancer, and as an important preoperative staging tool for women with breast cancer. CEDM is a relatively new breast imaging technique based on dual energy acquisition, combining mammography with iodine-based contrast agents to display contrast uptake in breast lesions. It improves the sensitivity and specificity of breast cancer detection by providing higher foci to breast-gland contrast and better lesion delineation than digital mammography. Preliminary results suggest that CEDM is comparable to breast MRI for evaluating the extent and size of lesions and detecting multifocal lesions, and thus has the potential to become a readily available, fast and cost-effective examination. With a focus on the basic imaging principles of CEDM, this book takes a practical approach to breast imaging. Drawing on the editors' and authors' practical experience, it guides the reader through the basics of CEDM, making it especially accessible for beginners. By presenting the key aspects of CEDM in a straightforward manner and supported by clear images, the book represents a valuable guide for all practicing radiologists, in particular those who perform breast imaging and have recently incorporated or plan to incorporate CEDM into their diagnostic arsenal.
Contents
Part I. Principles and Clinical Aspects of CEDM -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Mammographic breast density and its effects on imaging -- 3. Physics and Practical Considerations of CEDM -- 4. Contrast Media in CEDM -- 5. An overview of the Literature on CEDM -- 6. Comparison between breast MRI and Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography -- 7. Implementation of Contrast Enhanced Mammography in Clinical Practice -- 8. Artefacts in CEDM -- 9. CEDM Lexicon and Imaging Interpretation Tips -- 10. Pitfalls and Limitations of CEDM -- Part II. CEDM in Clinical Practice -- 11. Benign Lesions -- 12. High Risk (B3) Lesions -- 13. Malignant Lesions -- 14. Case Studies.
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Uterine Fibroids and Adenomyosis

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Norihiro Sugino, editor. --Singapore: Springer , c2018.
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This volume elucidates state-of-the-art findings of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis, incorporating expert basic knowledge. Uterine fibroids and adenomyosis are common uterine tumors in reproductive-age women. However, the pathogenesis of the tumors is still poorly understood, and both genetic and environmental factors may be involved in their generation or development. Recent research on the genomics and molecular biology of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis has facilitated a better understandi…
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Sugino, Norihiro
Responsibility
Norihiro Sugino, editor
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 173 p.) : 40 illus., 29 illus. in color
Series Title
Comprehensive gynecology and obstetrics
ISBN
9789811071676
9789811071669 (print ed.)
9789811071683 (print ed.)
ISSN
2364-1932
Subjects (MeSH)
Leiomyoma
Adenomyosis
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
This volume elucidates state-of-the-art findings of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis, incorporating expert basic knowledge. Uterine fibroids and adenomyosis are common uterine tumors in reproductive-age women. However, the pathogenesis of the tumors is still poorly understood, and both genetic and environmental factors may be involved in their generation or development. Recent research on the genomics and molecular biology of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis has facilitated a better understanding of the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of these benign tumors. Renowned experts provide detailed discussions of basic research and clinical aspects of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis in this book, from histopathology and molecular pathogenesis to diagnosis and the latest treatment of uterine fibroids, including pregnancy complications of adenomyosis. A great deal of information and a deep understanding of molecular and genetic biology have led to development of more innovative treatments of these tumors. Thus this book benefits not only oncologists, seasoned gynecologists, and obstetricians, but also molecular biologists and other basic researchers who are involved in the treatment of uterine fibroids.
Contents
1. Histopathology of uterine fibroids -- 2. Genetics and genomics of uterine fibroids -- 3. Molecular pathogenesis of uterine fibroids -- 4. Stem cells and uterine fibroids -- 5. Epigenetics and uterine fibroids -- 6. Biomarkers of uterine fibroids -- 7. Current medical treatments for uterine fibroids -- 8. Diagnostic imaging for uterine fibroids, adenomyosis and uterine sarcomas -- 9. Pathogenesis of adenomyosis -- 10. Adenomyosis and subfertility -- 11. Surgical treatments for adenomyosis -- 12. Pregnancy complications of adenomyosis.
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