1) Introduction to Thyroid cancer
2) Pathology of thyroid cancer
3) Management of Thyroid cancer
4) Radiological Imaging in Thyroid cancer
5) Radionuclide imaging in thyroid cancer
6) FDG PET-CT in Thyroid cancer
7) Normal variants , artefacts and pitfalls
8) Pictorial atlas
This pocket book provides a comprehensive review of the current use of PET/CT in thyroid cancer, offering a multidisciplinary perspective and explaining the role of PET/CT in relation to other imaging modalities. A key aim is to help readers to choose the correct imaging modality to answer the clinical question at hand, thereby assisting in patient management. Highlights of the book include the exquisite depiction of normal variants, pitfalls, and artifacts and a pictorial atlas of the types of thyroid cancer and their imaging appearances. Readers will also find helpful information on the relation of the clinical and pathological background to imaging. The book will be an excellent asset for practitioners and trainees in Nuclear Medicine and members of endocrine and oncology teams. It is published within the Springer series Clinicians' Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging, in which leading professionals succinctly explain the importance of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis and management of oncological and non-oncological conditions.
Sobhan Vinjamuri, MD, MBBS, FRCP, is Consultant Physician in Nuclear Medicine at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, a large acute teaching hospital that provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures. He has been Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Health and Applied Social Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University since 2006. Dr. Vinjamuri is currently President of the British Nuclear Medicine Society (2016-18) and has much experience as a Council Member for the Society (2002-5; 2011-). Since 2012 he has been Editor-in-Chief of Nuclear Medicine Communications. Dr. Vinjamuri has been a member of the Specialty Advisory Committee of the Royal College of Physicians of London since 2004 and a member of UK General Medical Council Fitness to Practice Panels since 2006. He has participated as an International Expert in various training courses conducted by the IAEA, Vienna. He is the author of more than 45 publications in international peer-reviewed journals.