MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis

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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, MD

Presented 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 of Radiology and Physicist, Department of Radiology, Charit University Clinic, Berlin, Germany

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