Comprehensive Guide Offers Multiple Radiologic Modalities in Breast Imaging

New York, NY, March 03, 2011 --( Recently published by Thieme, “Diagnosis of Breast Diseases: Integrating the Findings of Clinical Presentation, Mammography, and Ultrasound” offers key information on the diagnosis of breast diseases using the clinical examination and various radiological modalities. With more than 1,500 radiographs, ultrasound images, and mammograms, this lavishly illustrated atlas offers pre-operative considerations as well as peri- and post-operative management advice.

“[This book is] focused mainly on difficult cases illustrating the diagnostic hurdles and forensic pitfalls that are encountered in breast diagnosis,” says Dr. Volker Barth, MD, Institute for Breast Diagnosis, Esslingen, Germany.

This highly visual guide offers thorough evaluation of the various methods for early detection and accurate diagnosis, including analog and digital mammography, ultrasound, MR imaging, PET/CT, and interventional procedures – all within the setting of the clinical situation. The authors discuss advantages and drawbacks of each procedure in different scenarios. Additionally, this concise resource contains special sections on breast cancer in men and young women, and a discussion of women who are pregnant or lactating,

This comprehensive guide offers an easy-to-read layout with color-coded practical tips and clinical notes for optimal comprehension. Extensive question and answer sections in two major chapters make this full-color atlas perfect for self-testing.

An invaluable resource gives radiologists, experienced breast diagnosticians, and breast surgeons, this text provides the knowledge they need for this important field.

About the Author

Dr. Volker Barth, MD, Professor, Institute for Breast Diagnosis, Esslingen, Germany

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit

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