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Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine

3rd Edition

Edited by Ignac Fogelman, Susan Clarke, Gary Cook, Gopinath Gnanasegaran

CRC Press

1,607 pages

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Description

The long-awaited third edition of An Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine has been revised and updated to encapsulate the developments in the field since the previous edition was published nearly two decades ago.

Highlights of the Third Edition:

  • Adopts a structured format throughout for quick assimilation
  • Includes expanded coverage of new radiopharmaceuticals, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT
  • Contains new chapters on paediatrics, oncology, and infection imaging
  • Presents a comprehensive set of top-quality nuclear image scans
  • Provides helpful teaching points

The previous editions of this book received various awards, including Honorable Mention from the Association of American Publishers in 1988 and the Glaxo Prize for Medical Writing in 1989. This foundation has been built upon and expanded to provide the ultimate guide for beginners, those in training, and experienced practitioners.

Reviews

"With its excellent quality images, this is a valuable addition to the field. This is one of only a few comprehensive atlases in the field of nuclear medicine, and is expected to remain a valuable reference for many years to come. It should be available in every nuclear medicine department."

—Bennett S. Greenspan, MD, MS, Medical College of Georgia for Doody's Review Service

"The editors recognise the multifaceted nature of nuclear medicine and have collaborated with over 60 co-contributors, all international authorities in their specialised areas, to provide comprehensive chapters on all essential topics in nuclear medicine. Each is described in accurate detail and with emphasis on pitfalls encountered and with highest quality imaging to complement them. The editors ensure that the chapters are easy to read and well referenced."

—Wai-Lup Wong, consultant radiologist, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, in RAD Magazine

Table of Contents

Bone

Endocrine

Renal

Nuclear

Nuclear Oncology

Brain

Cardiac

Lung

Liver & Spleen

Gastrointestinal Tract

Pediatrics

Infection Imaging

Miscellaneous

Therapy

About the Editors

Ignac Fogelman BSc, MD, FRCP is Professor of Nuclear Medicine in the Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering of Kings College London and honorary consultant at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Susan E. M. Clarke, MB, BS, MSc, FRCP, FRCR, FBIR is an Honorary Consultant in the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK and Senior Lecturer in the Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering of Kings College, London, UK

Gopinath Gnanasegaran, BS, MSc, MD, FRCP is a Consultant Physician in the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Gary J. R. Cook, BS, MSc, MD, FRCR, FRCP is Professor of Clinical PET Imaging in the Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering of Kings College London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine