Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Oncology
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Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Oncology

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Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI is now established as the methodology of choice for the assessment of tumor microcirculation in vivo. The method assists clinical practitioners in the management of patients with solid tumors and is finding prominence in the assessment of tumor treatments, including anti-angiogenics, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. Here, leading authorities discuss the principles of the methods, their practical implementation, and their application to specific tumor types. The text is an invaluable single-volume reference that covers all the latest developments in contrast-enhanced oncological MRI.
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  • Hardback | 311 pages
  • 193 x 270 x 18.54mm | 1,026g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 2005 ed.
  • 20 Tables, black and white; 85 Illustrations, color; 210 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 311 p. 295 illus., 85 illus. in color.
  • 3540423222
  • 9783540423225

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Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI is now established as the methodology of choice for the assessment of tumor microcirculation in vivo. This is assisting clinical practitioners in the management of patients with solid tumors and is finding prominence in the assessment of tumor treatments, including anti-angiogenics, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. In this book, targeted at both clinical practitioners and basic scientists, the principles of the methods, their practical implementation, and their application to specific tumor types are discussed by the leading authorities in the field today. The book will serve as an invaluable single-volume reference covering all the latest developments in contrast-enhanced oncological MRI.
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Table of contents

An Overview of Contrast-Enhanced MRI in Oncology (I.S. Gribbestad); Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (T.P.L. Roberts/M. Noseworthy); The Role of Blood Pool Contrast Agents in the Study of Tumor Pathophysiology (R.C. Brasch); Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast-Enhanced MRI in Oncology (F. Calamante); Quantification of Contrast-Enhancement in Dynamic Studies (G.J.M. Parker/D. Buckley); Pharmacokinetic Modelling of Contrast Kinetics in Dynamic MR Studies (G. J.M. Parker/D. Buckley); IMAGING TECHNIQUES: Imaging Techniques for Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Imaging (C.T.W. Moonen); Consensus Recommendations for Imaging in Angiogenesis (J. Evelhoch); CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cerebral Malignancy (X.P. Zhu/K. Li); Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Breast Tumours (M. Knopp); Dynamic Contrast Imaging in Cervical Carcinoma (N. Mayr et al.); Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Imaging in the Prostate (A. Padhani); Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging in Musculoskeletal Tumors (J.S. Taylor et al.); Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging in the Liver (X.P. Zhu/ A. Jackson); APPLICATIONS: The Use of Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Multicentre Trials (M. Leach); Applications of Dynamic Magnet Resonance in Drug Development (G. Jayson/J. Waterton); Subject Index; List of Contributors.
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Review quote

Overall, this is an excellent book and worth the price for any MRI department involved with or considering this technique of cancer imaging.


This is the first major reference book that collates information from all our major workers in this field and the authors are to be congratulated on eliciting chapters from no fewer than 33 authors worldwide - no small achievement!


Again, Springer is to be congratulated on the quality of the reproductions in these sections.


The chapters on the emerging role of this technique in oncology trials are of particular value and provide a useful structured approach to the radiologist not familiar with trial design and conduct.


RAD Magazine 2005
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About A. L. Baert

Alan Jackson, Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Manchester, UK.





David Buckley, Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the University of Manchester, UK. Previous positions at the Universities of Florida, USA and Hull, UK.





Geoff Parker, Lecturer in Imaging Science at the University of Manchester, UK. Previous positions at the Institute of Neurology, London, UK and the Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.
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