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3d Automated Breast Volume Sonography : A Practical Guide (Hardcover) (Veronika Gazhonova)
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Thisbook introduces an exciting new method for breast ultrasound diagnostics – automatedwhole-breast volume scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning technique is described indetail, with guidance on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings arethen illustrated and discussed for normal breast variants, the different formsof breast cancer, fibroadenomas, cystic disease, benign and malignant malebreast disorders, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. Inorder to aid appreciation of the benefits of 3D ABVS, comparisons with findingson X-ray mammography and conventional 2D hand-held US are presented. Readerswill be especially impressed by the convincing demonstration of the advantagesof the new method for diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense glandulartissue. In enabling readers to learn how to perform and interpret 3D ABVS, thisbook will be of great value for all who are embarking on its use. It will alsoserve as a welcome reference for radiologists, oncologists, and ultrasonographerswho already have some familiarity with the technique.