Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 284 pages
Written by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, recipient of the Society of Pediatric Radiology's 2009 Singleton-Taybi Award for professional lifetime dedication to medical education, "Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals" makes it remarkably simple to learn how to safely perform and accurately interpret pediatric imaging studies. Ideal for residents and practitioners alike, this reader-friendly text emphasizes advanced imaging applications-including neuro applications-while nearly 400 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images (nearly 100 in color) clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills. Full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensure that you have the latest information available at your fingertips.
  • Offers full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensuring that you have the latest information at your fingertips.
  • Emphasizes advanced imaging applications, including neuro applications.
  • Highlights the basic anatomy needed to understand this complex subspecialty.
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of patient safety issues to help you gain a basic understanding of radiology and its effect on the pediatric patient.
  • Presents information in a reader-friendly format through lists, tables, and images that makes reference quick and easy.
  • Includes nearly 650 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images that clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN PEDIATRIC IMAGING
1
CHAPTER TWO AIRWAY
8
CHAPTER THREE CHEST
26
CHAPTER FOUR CARDIAC
62
CHAPTER FIVE GASTROINTESTINAL
86
CHAPTER SIX GENITOURINARY
125
CHAPTER SEVEN MUSCULOSKELETAL
156
CHAPTER EIGHT NEURO
212
Index
259
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