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By Kevin J. Donohoe, Annick D. Van den Abbeele

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"Recommend[ed]...for newbies and masters alike. it is going to enhance the reader's breadth of information and skill to make sound medical decisions." - medical Nuclear Medicine

Ideal for self-assessment, the second one variation of Case-Based Nuclear Medicine has been totally up-to-date to mirror the newest nuclear imaging know-how, together with state-of-the-art cardiac imaging structures and the most recent on PET/CT.

Each bankruptcy is choked with fine quality pictures that reveal the full-range of generally encountered disorder manifestations as visible within the perform of nuclear medication. The lavishly illustrated circumstances start with the medical presentation and a concise sufferer historical past via imaging findings, differential diagnoses, the definitive prognosis and follow-up details, a short dialogue of the heritage for every prognosis, and a listing of pearls and pitfalls.


  • Comprehensive insurance of every thing from unmarried
    photon emission computed tomography to PET/CT imaging
  • Cases offered as 'unknowns' permit readers to
    improve their very own differential diagnoses - similar to at the examination
  • Over four hundred high-resolution photographs, together with full-color
    PET/CT and cardiac scintigraphic photographs, rfile the situations
  • Numerous information, methods, pearls, and pitfalls spotlight
    key issues on the finish of every bankruptcy
  • A scratch-off code presents year of entry to
    RadCases, a searchable on-line database of 250 must-know nuclear medication circumstances

This uncomplicated atlas is a necessary source for all citizens and fellows
in radiology and nuclear drugs as they overview for assessments and get ready for rounds. Clinicians will locate the succinct presentation of instances a useful speedy reference in day-by-day practice.

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Compliment for the 1st edition:"Recommend[ed]. .. for beginners and masters alike. it is going to increase the reader's breadth of data and talent to make sound medical judgements. " - medical Nuclear MedicineIdeal for self-assessment, the second one variation of Case-Based Nuclear medication has been absolutely up-to-date to mirror the most recent nuclear imaging expertise, together with state of the art cardiac imaging structures and the newest on PET/CT.

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Whole-body images of the skeleton are obtained 3 hours after tracer administration. A 1024 × 256 matrix is used for whole-body images. Emphasize the importance of oral hydration to improve soft tissue and bladder clearance. 27 28 Case-Based Nuclear Medicine Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Fig. 4 Fig. 5 Image Interpretation Posterior blood flow images (Fig. 1) are limited by vascular structures in the pelvis. Posterior blood pool images (Fig. 2) demonstrate mildly asymmetric findings (left > right tracer uptake over the sacroiliac [SI] joints).

Differential Diagnosis • Right lower quadrant uptake Soft tissue metastasis ◦ Soft tissue trauma ◦ Retained tracer within bowel after recent radiopharmaceutical administration ◦ Kidney transplant • Bilateral absence of renal uptake within the renal beds ◦ Superscan ◦ End-stage renal disease (ESRD) ◦ Ptotic/ectopic/transplanted kidneys ◦ Diagnosis and Clinical Follow-Up The patient had no scintigraphic evidence of metastatic disease. She had end stage renal disease secondary to hypertension, with a right lower quadrant renal transplant (Fig.

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy in the hands: clinical and scintigraphic criteria. Radiology 1984;152(2):517–522 Intenzo CM, Kim SM, Capuzzi DM. The role of nuclear medicine in the evaluation of complex regional pain syndrome type I. Clin Nucl Med 2005;30(6):400–407 Laxer RM, Allen RC, Malleson PN, Morrison RT, Petty RE. 99mTc MDP bone scans in children with reflex neurovascular dystrophy. J Pediatr 1985;106(3):437–440 Case 13 Clinical Presentation A 64-year-old man with a history of prostate cancer diagnosed 2 years ago now has a prostatespecific antigen (PSA) level elevated to 25 ng/mL (Fig.

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