Contrast Media in Ultrasonography: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications

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Emilio Quaia
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 30, 2006 - Medical - 414 pages
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Examines in detail the different clinical applications of microbubble-based contrast agents.

Explains the principles underlying the use of contrast-specific imaging techniques and the examination methodology.

Contains numerous high-quality illustrations, including many in color.

Written by recognized experts.

 

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Contents

Emilio Quaia Ed
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Foreword
24
Technical Point of View
43
Methodological Point of View
71
Biological Effects of MicrobubbleBased Ultrasound Contrast Agents
77
Cerebral Vessels
89
Carotid Arteries
101
Detection of Endoleak after Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
111
Characterization and Detection of Renal Tumours
223
Detection of Renal Perfusion Defects
245
Saul Kalvaitis and Kevin Wei
267
Abdominal Trauma
295
Lymph Nodes
315
Vesicoureteral Reflux
331
Intestinal Pathology
349
ContrastEnhanced Ultrasound of the Prostate
363

Emilio Quaia Mirko DOnofrio Tommaso V Bartolotta
125
Detection of Focal Liver Lesions
167
Guidance and Assessment of Interventional Therapy in Liver
187
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190
Applications of Ultrasound Microbubbles in the Spleen
205
David O Cosgrove Robert J Eckersley and Martin J K Blomley
383
Contrast Media
391
Subject Index
403
With Contributions
411
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Dr. Emilio Quaia is research fellow at the University of Trieste, Italy and ECR research and education fund winner 2000 and 2004.

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