Diagnostic Imaging

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 13, 2010 - Medical - 480 pages
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As the ideal introductory textbook for medical students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, and practising clinicians, this new edition of Diagnostic Imaging explains the principles of interpretation of all forms of imaging, offering a balanced account of all the modalities available, explaining each technique and when to use it.

Organised by body system and covering all anatomical regions, Armstrong, Wastie and Rockall:

  • explain how to interpret images
  • provide guidelines for interpreting images
  • discuss common diseases and the signs that can be seen using each imaging modality
  • illustrate clinical problems with normal and abnormal images
  • assist diagnosis by covering normal images as well as those for specific disorders
  • show all imaging modalities used in a clinical context

The authors cover use of plain film, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging and interventional radiology, with high quality illustrations and images.

What’s new for the 6th edition?

  • Additional new sections and expanded sections, following reviewer feedback
  • Updated throughout to ensure recommendations and illustrations reflect modern ultrasound CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine (including PET) practice
  • Key points and bullet points to aid learning
 

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Contents

1 Technical Considerations
1
2 Chest
17
3 Plain Abdomen
119
4 Gastrointestinal Tract
131
5 Hepatobiliary System Spleen and Pancreas
181
6 Urinary Tract
207
7 Female Genital Tract
255
8 Peritoneal Cavity and Retroperitoneum
271
10 Joints
323
11 Spine
345
12 Skeletal Trauma
373
13 Skull and Brain
399
14 Sinuses Orbits and Neck
427
15 Vascular and Interventional Radiology
437
Appendix CT Anatomy of Abdomen
455
Index
461

9 Bones
287

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About the author (2010)

Professor Peter Armstrong is Professor of Radiology at the Medical College of the St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals.

Professor Martin Wastie is Professor of Radiology at the University Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is formerly a Consultant Radiologist at University Hospital, Nottingham.Dr Andrea Rockall is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Radiologist at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

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