Pediatric Radiology: The Requisites

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Elsevier España, 1998 - Medical - 320 pages
Pediatric Radiology: THE REQUISITES provides a concise yet comprehensive guide to the basics of interpreting diagnostic imaging studies of infants and children. The content is divided by organ system with eight chapters covering: overview of pediatric imaging; chest; heart; gastrointestinal tract; accessory organs of digestion; genitourinary tract; skeletal system; and neuroimaging. Each chapter discusses the use of appropriate imaging modalities in assessing the particular organ system. The diagnosis of emergency conditions is integrated throughout. Special attention is paid to growth and development, which are of utmost importance in interpreting pediatric studies.

Provides concise, comprehensive coverage of the basics of interpreting diagnostic imaging studies of infants and children -- precisely the information needed to pass the Boards or CAQs. Features more than 650 state-of-the-art multimodality images, including color Doppler, correlating each disease with various types of imaging. Discusses the use of all appropriate imaging modalities for assessment in each organ system chapter, helping the reader make clinically-relevant decisions in practice. Numerous boxes and tables list pearls, key concepts, differentials, and more, helping the reader absorb information through the use of concise summaries and repeated emphasis of key facts. Integrates the diagnosis of emergency conditions into each chapter as appropriate. Pays special attention to growth and development, helping the reader navigate this uniquely important aspect of pediatric studies. Places principles in a clinical context by discussing various diseases with associated clinical syndromes, causes, findings, and imaging appearances.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-370-4

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