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Mammography

Guide to Interpreting, Reporting and Auditing Mammographic Images — Re.Co.R.M

  • Vincenzo Lattanzio
  • Giovanni Simonetti
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Mammography: Terminology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vincenzo Lattanzio, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 3-21
    3. Vincenzo Lattanzio, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 23-254
  3. Interpreting and Reporting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Vincenzo Lattanzio, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 256-259
    3. Vincenzo Lattanzio, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 260-264
    4. Vincenzo Lattanzio, Giovanni Simonetti
      Pages 265-268
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 269-277

About this book

Introduction

Breast cancer screening by mammography has proved to be the only means of reducing mortality from this disease by as much as 30-50% worldwide. However, despite the widespread utilization of screening mammography and the constantly growing number of examinations performed every day, the interpretation of mammograms remains largely subjective and is not even always clear. The current terminology is still far from standardized and is often even inappropriate. This is partly because of a lack of complete knowledge of mammographic signs and how to report them in clear, correct language. The core of this book consists of high-quality images that clearly demonstrate normal breast features and pathologic abnormalities, thus providing essential visual support for radiologists interpreting mammograms.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Screening Cancer Screening Mammogram Pathologic Abnormalties anatomy breast cancer mammography mortality screening

Authors and affiliations

  • Vincenzo Lattanzio
    • 1
  • Giovanni Simonetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Breast Imaging UnitAzienda PoliclinicoBariItaly
  2. 2.Department of Imaging and Interventional RadiologyAzienda Policlinico Università Tor VergataRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-27252-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-20018-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-27252-6
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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Pharma
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Radiology