CT & MRI Pathology: A Pocket Atlas, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

A pocket atlas of 180 of the most common pathologies visualized on CT and MRI

CT & MRI Pathology, 2e is a portable reference of 180 common pathologies seen in CT and on MRI. It concisely reviews the pathology, etiology, signs and symptoms, imaging characteristics, treatment, and prognosis for each disease/disorder and includes crisp, high-quality images to accompany every discussion.

New to the second edition are an additional 90 disease topics with new images.

Features

  • Written by a radiographic technologist and a radiologist
  • Images are organized by body system for easy reference
  • Detailed summaries
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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Sandra L. Helinski, BS, MBA, RT (Froedtert Hospital)
Description: This pocket atlas fills a need that no other book has. It gives technologists an excellent overview of common pathologies and how they are visualized by various MRI pulse sequences and CT images.
Purpose: The purpose of this book is simple: to provide technologists a basic overview of the appearance of neurological and body anatomy and associated pathologies. The book meets its objectives in a visually appealing way by displaying each disease process in concise, easily-absorbed summaries. Especially valuable are the sections for CT and MRI and how the processes appear on MRI pulse sequences and CT imaging.
Audience: This book is written for CT and MRI technologists who wish to be more informed about how various disease processes appear on images. It assists technologists by giving them insight into what the radiologist finds valuable in image quality for proper interpretation. It takes into consideration the fact that technological advances result in the ability to more effectively employ CT and MRI in the diagnosis of disease and has expanded content in this edition.
Features: This is an excellent overview of common and some not so common presentations of disease processes on CT and MRI. It treats neurological and body areas completely. It is an appealing text and makes it easy for readers to get the information they need without getting overwhelmed. Its concise summaries include etiology and epidemiology, as well as signs and symptoms of each disorder, which helps CT and MRI technologists become more effective members of the diagnostic process. Examples of imaging of each disease process make it a book worth keeping next to the technologist's imaging console for comparison in everyday practice.
Assessment: This book meets a need that no others have addressed. While other books concentrate on the technical aspects of the MRI/CT technologies, this one educates technologists in anatomical presentations of disease processes commonly imaged. Presented in a concise, appealing manner, it is an excellent resource.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071703192
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/14/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 457
  • Sales rank: 289,023
  • Product dimensions: 4.70 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael L.Grey, MS RT(R)(MR)(CT) is certified in MR and CT and teaches in the radiologic technology program at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Principles of Imaging in Pathology; Part II: Central Nervous System; Part III: Head and Neck; Part IV: Chest and Mediastinum; Part V: Abdomen; Part VI: Pelvis; Part VII: Musculoskeletal; Bibliography; Index
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