Gamma Images in Benign and Metabolic Bone Disease Vol. 1 and 2
Gamma Images in Benign and Metabolic Bone Disease is published in 1980. This two volume book underscored the use of bone scintigraphy (scans) in the diagnosis of some non-malignant and metabolic bone diseases. This is the first book by the author and the subject is in his specialty of nuclear medicine.
Bone scan is generally indicated in the diagnosis and follow-up studies in cancer that tend to metastasize to the bone. The book introduces its use in other conditions that are not non-cancerous but nonetheless affect the bone.Bone like other organs of the body is dynamic and when this flux affects the bone specially if the changes with some distinctive features can be detected by this modality.