Chest Imaging Case Atlas

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Thieme, May 7, 2012 - Medical - 996 pages
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Written by renowned experts in chest imaging, Chest Imaging Case Atlas, Second Edition enables radiology residents, fellows, and practitioners to hone their diagnostic skills by teaching them how to interpret a large number of radiologic cases. This atlas contains over 200 cases on conditions ranging from Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma to Wegener Granulomatosis. Each case is supported by a discussion of the disease, its underlying pathology, typical and unusual imaging findings, management, and prognosis, providing a comprehensive overview of each disorder.Special Features of the Second Edition:
  • Over 1500 high-quality images demonstrating normal and pathologic findings and their variations
  • More multiplanar, CT angiographic (CTA), MRI, and 3D imaging is incorporated into the text, helping readers stay current with this rapidly changing technology
  • 40 new cases and updated images in cases from the previous edition
  • A new post-thoracotomy chest section addresses normal post-operative findings and complications associated with common thoracic interventional procedures
  • The neoplastic diseases section includes the new TNM staging system for lung cancer
  • The adult cardiovascular disease section now contains a discussion on univentricular and biventricular or end-stage heart failure including various ventricular assist devices and the Total Artificial Heart, their imaging features, and complications associated with their use
  • The diffuse lung disease section has been expanded to include an approach to HRCT interpretation
  • Case discussions are based on up-to-date reviews of current literature as well as classic landmark articles
  • Pearls are provided to describe the features that may strongly support a specific diagnosis, enabling readers to sharpen their clinical diagnostic skills


  • This book is an invaluable illustrated reference that all physicians in radiology and chest imaging in particular, including pulmonary medicine physicians and thoracic surgeons, should have on their bookshelf.
     

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    Professor, Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals-Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

    Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, & Adjunct Professor of Radiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA

    Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard University, and Associate Radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

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