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1st Edition

Clark's Essential Guide to Mammography

  • Available for pre-order on June 12, 2023. Item will ship after July 3, 2023
ISBN 9781032033624
July 3, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
124 Pages 22 Color & 12 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This easy-to-understand pocketbook in the highly respected Clark’s stable of imaging texts is an invaluable tool and training aid, providing essential information for mammographic positioning, technique and interpretation for mammography practitioners at all levels.

Adopting a systematic and structured approach facilitating rapid reference in the clinical setting, the book covers general principles and all routine mammographic projections, including additional and adapted projections covered in a separate section, and is highly illustrated with clear explanatory line diagrams and imaging photographs.

Clark’s Essential Guide to Mammography is ideal as an educational tool for trainee mammographers, trainee assistant and associate apprenticeship mammographers, mammography training teams and universities delivering mammography education and a convenient clinical guide for practising mammographers, including assistant and associate apprenticeship mammographers.

Table of Contents


Section 1 Key Aspects of Mammography Practice

  • Anatomy
  • Positioning Terminology
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Communication and Consent
  • Work Related Musculo Skeletal Disorders
  • Working Practices
  • Breast Compression

Section 2 Routine Mammographic Projections

  • Routine Projections – Cranio-caudal (CC)
  • Routine Projections – Medio-lateral oblique (MLO)
  • Tomosynthesis
  • The Augmented Breast

Section 3 Additional/modified Mammographic Projections

  • Additional/modified Projection – Cranio-caudal – laterally rotated
  • Additional/modified Projection – Cranio-caudal – medially rotated
  • Additional/modified Projection – Extended cranio-caudal
  • Additional/modified Projection – Lateral (medio-lateral)
  • Additional/modified Projection – Lateral (latero-medial)
  • Additional/modified Projection – Axillary tail
  • Additional/modified Projection – Localised compression/paddle
  • Additional/modified Projection – Magnified
  • Stereotactic Procedures
  • Specimen Tissue Imaging

Section 4 Useful Information for Mammographic Practice

  • Medical Terminology


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Claire Mercer PhD, MSc, PGCAP (FHEA), BSc(hons), Head of Radiography, University of Salford, UK.

Claire Borrelli PhD, FETC, HDCR, Clinical Educator, DCR®, Head of Education & Clinical Training, St George’s National Breast Education Centre, London, UK.