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Imaging of bone tumors and tumor-like lesions : techniques and applications

Imaging of bone tumors and tumor-like lesions : techniques and applications

Author: A M Davies; M Sundaram; S L J James
Publisher: Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag, ©2009.
Series: Medical radiology (Series)., Diagnostic imaging.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is a comprehensive textbook that provides a detailed description of the imaging techniques and findings in patients with benign and malignant bone tumors. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, the book includes a wealth of illustrative material.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Imaging of bone tumors and tumor-like lesions.
Berlin : Springer, 2009
(DLC) 2008930783
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A M Davies; M Sundaram; S L J James
ISBN: 9783540779841 3540779841
OCLC Number: 458558740
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Bone tumors: epidemiology, classification, pathology --
Computed tomography of bone tumors --
Imaging techniques: magnetic resonance imaging --
Nuclear medicine --
Ultrasonography --
Interventional techniques --
Principles of detection and diagnosis --
Biopsy --
Surgical staging 1: primary tumor --
Surgical staging 2: metastatic disease --
Assessment of response to chemotherapy and radiotherapy --
Assessment of locally recurrent disease --
Cartilage tumors --
Osseous tumors --
Fibrogenic and fibrohistiocytic tumors --
Giant cell tumor --
Ewing sarcoma/PNET tumors --
Hematopoietic tumors --
Angiomatous neoplasms of the skeletal system --
Notochordal tumors --
Smooth muscle tumors --
Lipogenic tumors of bone --
Fibrous dysplasia, osteofibrous dysplasia, and adamantinoma --
Cystic lesions of bone --
Langerhans cell histiocytosis --
Bone metastases 1: spine --
Bone metastases 2: pelvis and appendicular skeleton --
Radiation-induced tumors --
Tumor and tumor-like conditions associated with Paget's disease of bone --
Reactive, metabolic, and tumor-like lesions of bone --
Tumors of the ribs and clavicle --
Scapula --
Anatomical considerations: spine and sacrum --
Bony pelvis --
Hand and wrist --
Tumors and tumor-like lesions of the patella --
Tumors of the foot --
Compartmental anatomy --
Who was who in bone tumors.
Series Title: Medical radiology (Series)., Diagnostic imaging.
Responsibility: A.M. Davies, M. Sundaram, S.L.J. James (Eds.).


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