MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 392 pages
The quality of the images provided is exemplary!...The book can be used as a learning tool for residents and as a great reference for fellows and practicing radiologists The Bookshelf February 2011, Vipul Sharma, MDPresented by a team of experts in the specialty, this book provides a comprehensive overview of MRI of the abdomen and pelvis in adult and pediatric patients. The book's organization by organ or organ system allows the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Each chapter lists the indications for MRI, describes in detail the specific imaging technique, and shows the MR appearance of normal anatomy and pathologic entities. Highlights:
  • Presents more than 1,000 high-quality abdominal and pelvic MR scans
  • Includes all recent technical developments and new indications
  • Summarizes MR imaging findings, differential diagnoses, and imaging protocols in easy-to-read tables
  • Features chapters on abdominal MR angiography and MRI in children
  • Compares the qualities of MRI with other imaging modalities
  • An excellent introduction to the field, MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis is a valuable reference that provides practical guidelines for all radiologists in the clinical setting.
     

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    Contents

    MRI Appearance of Pathologic Entities
    11
    The Bile and Pancreatic Ducts
    47
    The Pancreas
    65
    Indications
    87
    The Gastrointestinal Tract
    109
    The Rectum and Anal Canal
    127
    The Kidneys and Upper Urinary Tract
    143
    Introduction
    181
    I J The Prostate and Seminal Vesicles
    219
    Introduction
    241
    13
    281
    MRI Appearance of Normal Anatomy
    287
    1A Magnetic Resonance Pelvimetry
    301
    MRI Appearance of Normal Anatomy
    311
    1T Intraabdominal Lymph Nodes
    331
    17
    340

    The Retroperitoneum
    195
    fl Tne Urinary Bladder
    209
    MRI Appearance of Normal Anatomy
    210
    Index
    366
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    Professor, Dept. of Radiology and Radiotherapy, Charit University, Berlin, Germany

    Professor, Dept. of Radioloy, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

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