Nuclear Endocrinology 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

Nuclear Endocrinology 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

This well-illustrated book, now in a revised and updated second edition, is an up-to-date practical guide to the integration of nuclear medicine into the daily practice of endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, oncologists, and other professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. The new edition includes information on novel tracers and procedures as well as updates on management guidelines and protocols. The focus is especially on the contributions of […]

Nuclear Endocrinology 2nd ed

This well-illustrated book, now in a revised and updated second edition, is an up-to-date practical guide to the integration of nuclear medicine into the daily practice of endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, oncologists, and other professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. The new edition includes information on novel tracers and procedures as well as updates on management guidelines and protocols. The focus is especially on the contributions of […]

Basics of Planning and Management of Patients during Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This book summarizes the do’s and don’ts of managing a patient receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy as well as how to manage common day to day situations that one comes across in radiation oncology practice. It aims to serve as a useful guide for students of radiation oncology for their practical exams and provides useful answers mostly to the why’s of the various steps of radiotherapy planning, prescribing, evaluation and treatment […]

Radiation Protection and Dosimetry: An Introduction to Health Physics

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=0387499822] This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of all relevant topics in the field of radiation protection (health physics). The text is organized to introduce the reader to basic principles of radiation emission and propagation, to review current knowledge and historical aspects of the biological effects of radiation, and to cover important operational topics such as radiation shielding and dosimetry. The author’s website contains materials for […]

Positron Emission Tomography

[amazon template=image&asin=3642211194] “Presents the physics and instrumentation of positron emission tomography (PET), the organizational principles and methods of examination, and its clinical use for diagnosis, evaluation of treatment response, and detection of disease recurrence in a large range of malignancies. … The book is intended for physicians who interpret PET studies … physicians who refer patients for PET studies to solve clinical problems, and clinicians and scientists involved in clinical […]

Decision Tools for Radiation Oncology: Prognosis, Treatment Response and Toxicity (Medical Radiology)

[amazon template=image&asin=3642371019] “The textbook ‘Decision Tools for Radiation Oncology’ represents a laudable international effort in updating practicing clinicians as well as clinicians-in-training on the novel developments in the field of radiation oncology with a special focus on decision tools and nomograms, bringing data on new biomarkers and novel imaging techniques, and teaching the readers how best to incorporate various patient and tumor-specific characteristics into the discussion of radiation therapy benefits […]

Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy: Principles, Practices, and Treatment Planning

[amazon template=image&asin=4431561455] This book serves as a practical guide for the use of carbon ions in cancer radiotherapy. On the basis of clinical experience with more than 7,000 patients with various types of tumors treated over a period of nearly 20 years at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, step-by-step procedures and technological development of this modality are highlighted. The book is divided into two sections, the first covering the […]

Conventional Nuclear Medicine in Pediatrics: A Clinical Case-Based Atlas 1st ed.

[amazon template=image&asin=331943179X] This superbly illustrated book combines the systematic approach of a textbook with the simplicity of consultation of an atlas in order to provide a comprehensive guide to the applications and benefits of scintigraphic studies in children. All of the clinical scenarios in which conventional nuclear medicine techniques frequently play a role in children are covered, with explanation of imaging diagnosis, the relevance of clinical history, problem solving, and […]

Acute Side Effects of Radiation Therapy: A Guide to Management 1st ed

[amazon template=image&asin=3319559494] This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing on the latest available evidence and highlighting key details of importance in clinical routine. The introduction of new radiation therapy techniques such as 3D conformal radiation […]

Nuclear Oncology: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

[amazon template=image&asin=3319262343] This book discusses the role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of patients with specific cancers. It presents the incidence, pathophysiologic and clinical aspects of the disease, the use of nuclear imaging in diagnosis, staging requirements, management of specific tumors, and surveillance after primary treatment of cancers. It addresses the various diagnostic/therapeutic options that are currently available or are most likely to become available in the […]