By Sally Barrington
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is now firmly proven as a useful process for diagnosing and tracking disorder. the second one variation of this finished scientific atlas will proceed to give the mixed adventure of 2 of the world's best puppy centres because the procedure has moved on from its early life to achieve verified worth in medical perform. The ebook has been considerably rewritten to take account of the interesting advancements which are taking place with the advent of PET/CT, and new ‘state-of-the-art’ PET/CT photographs are awarded. the recent variation is still awarded as a chain of 'mini-lectures' conscientiously designed for fast assimilation, illustrated by way of case histories within which top quality illustrations are supplemented by means of transparent concise educating issues and instructions for extra reading.
Part One presents a superb advent to the technological know-how and perform of puppy and screens basic variations and discusses power pitfalls. partly , the purposes of PET/CT in oncology are lined intimately, in line with physique method so as in their medical value. half 3 examines the functions of PET/CT past oncology; in neuropsychiatry, cardiology and infection.
A precious extra function is the accompanying DVD-Rom with HERMES fast software program, which incorporates PET/CT instances for viewing and research, with cross-modality snapshot fusion, and has been supplied by way of Hermes scientific Solutions.
Atlas of medical Positron Emission Tomography is a useful source for nuclear medication experts, radiologists and oncologists, either in education and in perform.