Practical Pediatric Imaging: Diagnostic Radiology of Infants and Children

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Donald R. Kirks, Nathan Thorne Griscom
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1997 - Medical - 1226 pages
Established as the leading textbook of pediatric radiology, Practical Pediatric Imaging is now in its revised, updated, and expanded Third Edition. It provides the practical yet comprehensive coverage that made this classic work the most popular pediatric imaging text among radiology residents and program directors, as well as a standard reference for practicing radiologists and pediatric physicians.The Third Edition's roster of contributing authors includes faculty of the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital in Boston -- the largest pediatric medical center in the United States. The state-of-the-art coverage highlights the expanding pediatric applications of ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, and vascular/interventional techniques. This edition also includes a new chapter on head and neck imaging.Complementing the text are more than 2,000 scans and line drawings -- over 1,300 new to this edition. Numerous tables of differential diagnosis and diagnostic algorithms appear throughout the book. Comprehensive, up-to-date references are also provided.
 

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Contents

Skull and Brain
65
Normal Skull Radiology
71
General Abnormalities
80
Specific Abnormalities
86
Preparation of Pediatric Patients for Radiology Procedures 1171
173
References
193
Head and Neck
201
Nasal Cavity Paranasal Sinuses and Face
215
Temporal Bone and Ear
229
Neck Oral Cavity and Mandible
238
References
255
Spine and Spinal Cord
259
Systematic Approach to the Pediatric Spine
263
Common Normal Variants
269
General Abnormalities
275
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