Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology Imaging by Hebert Alberto Vargas MD, Pier Luigi Di Paolo MD (auth.),

By Hebert Alberto Vargas MD, Pier Luigi Di Paolo MD (auth.), Oguz Akin (eds.)

This e-book presents a complete visible evaluate of pathologic affliction adaptations of the 5 major forms of gynecologic cancers: ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vaginal, and vulvar. by using cross-sectional imaging modalities, together with computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and positron emission tomography, it depicts common anatomy in addition to universal gynecological tumors. for every kind of melanoma, facets similar to fundamental staging, recurrence styles, and findings from varied but complementary imaging modalities are explored. Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology Imaging offers a coherent viewpoint of the jobs of ordinary and state of the art imaging options in gynecologic oncology through a multidisciplinary method of melanoma care. that includes over six hundred photographs, this booklet is a necessary source for diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, and gynecologists.

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Uk O. org O. A. Vargas et al. , depth of myometrial invasion) and evaluation of recurrence Evaluation of metastatic disease Positron emission tomography (PET) Advantages Readily available Cost-effective Usually well tolerated Fast Reproducible More widely available than MRI Superb contrast resolution No ionizing radiation Depicts both anatomy and function Whole-body evaluation Disadvantages Operator-dependent Limited accuracy in staging endometrial cancer Involves ionizing radiation Contrast resolution is not as good as ultrasound or MRI More expensive and less readily available than ultrasound or CT Radiation from both CT and PET component of the examination 2 Endometrial Cancer a 35 b c Fig.

Posttreatment Assessment and Recurrence The mainstay of ovarian cancer response assessment is based on serial measurements of serum CA 125 in combination with morphologic evaluation using CT, MRI, or both [18, 19]. The limitations of CA 125 as a tumor marker are well known. Normal values do not exclude the presence of disease, and elevated values usually indicate recurrence but cannot establish its location or extent [20– 22]. Imaging is comparable to laparotomy but superior to serum CA 125 in the detection of residual or recurrent peritoneal and serosal implants in women who have been treated for ovarian cancer [16, 23].

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