Chest Imaging

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Melissa Rosado de Christensen, Sanjeev Bhalla, Gerald Abbott, Santiago Martinez-Jimenez
Oxford University Press, Aug 6, 2019 - Medical - 544 pages
Chest Imaging presents a comprehensive review of thoracic pathologies commonly encountered by practicing radiologists and residents in training. The volume covers topics including: Common Abnormalities, Emergency Radiology, Pleural Disease, Infections, Neoplasms, and Airway Disease. Each section begins with an overview chapter that orientes the reader to the concerns and issues related to imaging in the specific anatomic region or category. Part of the Rotations in Radiology series, this book offers a guided approach to imaging diagnosis with examples of all imaging modalities complimented by the basics of interpretation and technique and the nuances necessary to arrive at the best diagnosis. Each chapter contains a targeted discussion of a pathology which reviews the definition, clinical features, anatomy and physiology, imaging techniques, differential diagnosis, clinical issues, key points, and further reading. This book is a must-read for residents and practitioners in radiology seeking refreshing on essential facts and imaging abnormalities in thoracic imaging.


Medical Devices 29
Common Abnormalities 59
Section IV Volume Loss 83
Section V Emergency Radiology 111
Section VI Pleural Disease 153
Section VII Pulmonary Infections 185
Section VIII The Immunocompromised Patient 233
Section IX Neoplasms of the Lung and Tracheobronchial Tree 251
Section XII Pneumoconiosis 377
Section XIII Iatrogenic Conditions 391
Section XIV Diffuse Infiltrative Lung Disease 417
Section XV Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias 447
Section XVI Mediastinal Abnormalities 469
Section XVII Developmental Abnormalities 511
Section XVIII Diseases of the Chest Wall and Diaphragm 551

Section X Airways Disease 307
Section XI Connective Tissue Disorders and Autoimmune Conditions 337

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Melissa L Rosado-de-Christenson is a Professor of Clinical Radiology and the Section Chief for Thoracic Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Sanjeev Bhalla is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Washington University and the Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, Missouri. Gerald Abbott is an Associate Radiologist in the Division of Thoracic Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Santiago Martinez-Jiminez is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

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