Essential Radiology: Clinical Presentation, Pathophysiology, Imaging

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Thieme, 2006 - Medical - 354 pages

This comprehensive introduction to the essentials of radiology is designed
to enable readers to excel at ordering the appropriate examination and reliably
interpreting basic imaging findings. Organized around the major organ systems,
it situates imaging within the larger context of the patient's clinical
presentation, the pathophysiology of the disease or injury, the analysis and
differential diagnosis of imaging findings, and the integration of each into
patient management.


Special features include:


  • Concise reviews of key anatomic and physiologic
    principles

  • Full integration of pathophysiology and imaging
    findings

  • More than 600 exquisite illustrations demonstrating
    important concepts

  • Mini-atlas of essential cross-sectional anatomy of the
    brain, chest, and abdomen

Essential Radiology is an invaluable reference for
learning how to make full use of radiology's extraordinary promise in diagnosing
disease and enhancing patient care. Instructors will find this an ideal book for course adoption.

 

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Contents

Foreword
2
Preface
4
Acknowledgments XIII
6
Introduction to Radiology
8
The Heart and Great Vessels 39
2-2
The Respiratory System 68
2-35
The Digestive System 112
31
The Urinary Tract 147
8
The Acute Abdomen 172
The Reproductive System 192
5
The Musculoskeletal System 220
3
Neuroimaging 257
6
Pediatric Radiology 296
35
APPendices 327
10
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Professor and Vice Chairman of Radiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

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