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Digital Mammography

A Holistic Approach

Hogg, Peter, Kelly, Judith, Mercer, Claire (Eds.)

2015, XXI, 309 p. 183 illus., 110 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • This book aims to be a comprehensive evidenced-based technical manual describing all aspects of screening and symptomatic mammographic imaging
  • There will be user-friendly photographic illustrations of mammographic techniques to demonstrate techniques to help busy clinical practitioners and trainees
  • The book will provide detailed generic descriptions and explanations of state of the art digital mammographic equipment currently used

This up-to-date, evidence-based book covers the whole range of mammography and mammography-related techniques used in practice, and also the rapid and increasingly sophisticated evolution of mammographic clinical practice and technology.

 

A wide range of topics, from the psychological and emotional support required from the practitioner to all aspects of screening and symptomatic mammographic imaging, are discussed.

 

Digital Mammography: A Holistic Approach is aimed at radiographers, technicians, technologists, physicists, nurses and medical practitioners worldwide, and enables the reader to gain a better understanding of techniques, equipment and anatomy.

 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Breast Anatomy - Breast Cancer - Mammographic Clinical Practice - Mammographic Techniques - Mammography Imaging

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Radiology

Table of contents 

Part ​1. Introduction and background.- 1. Anatomy and physiology: Breast anatomy.- 2. Breast Density and Influencing Factors.- 3. Aetiology and epidemiology of breast cancer.- 4. Other breast diseases.- 5. Signs and symptoms of breast cancer with management pathways.- 6. Disease progression – local and distal spread (mechanisms).- 7. Mammography Screening:  Philosophy – evidence for and against.- 8. Screening programs for breast cancer in Europe.- Part 2. Caring for Patients and Clients.- 9. Sue’s story: the big journey.- 10. Psychological considerations in attending for mammography screening.- 11. Emotional Intelligence.- 12. Client-practitioner interactions within breast care services.- 13. The use of Digital Health Technology and Social Media to support Breast Screening.- 14. Pain in mammography.- 15. Tissue viability and skin tearing in mammography.- Part 3. Equipment.- 16. Mammography imaging equipment.- 17. Equipment quality control.- 18. Radiation dose in mammography.- 19. Mammographic Density.- Part 4. Imaging Techniques.- 20. Recording clinical and client information prior to imaging.- 21. Practical mammography.- 22. Mammography Compression: A Need for Mechanical Standardization.- 23. Repetitive Strain Injury.- 24. Supplementary Mammographic Projections.- 25. Magnification and compression views.- 26. Specimen Imaging.- 27. Imaging the Augmented Breast.- 28. Imaging Bariatric, Post Surgical and Limited Mobility Clients.- 29. Male Mammography.- 30. Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.- 31. Reflection on the Oslo Tomosynthesis Screening Trial.- 32. Purpose of Interventional Procedures.- 33. Image Guided Interventional Techniques.- 34. Contrast enhanced investigations.- Part 5. Service Quality Assurance.- 35. Radiographic Service Quality.-36. Observer studies in Mammography.

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