Chest Radiology: A Resident's Manual

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Thieme, 2011 - Medical - 285 pages
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Chest Radiology: A Resident's Manual is a comprehensive introduction to reading and
analyzing radiologic cardiopulmonary images. Readers are guided through systemic
image analysis and can further enhance their learning experience with training
cases found at the end of each chapter. Cases describe and discuss frequently
asked questions regarding heart failure, bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchial
carcinoma, fibrosis, pleural disorders, and more. This user-friendly manual will
allow the reader to confidently answer the most important and commonly
encountered questions related to plain chest radiographs in daily clinical
practice. The easy-to-read layout pairs explanatory text on the left page with
related drawings and images on the right, allowing readers to navigate their way
through each section with ease.


  • More than 600 high-resolution images and illustrations
    demonstrate a wealth of pathology

  • Concise descriptions explain how to examine
    conventional x-ray and CT images

  • Numerous callout boxes in each chapter highlight key
    takeaway points

  • A scratch-off code provides access to a searchable
    online database of 250 must-know thoracic imaging cases

This practice-oriented manual is an invaluable resource and reference guide for residents and radiologists-in-training.

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Dept. of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, General Hospital Hagen, Hagen, Germany

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