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Fundamentals of High-Resolution Lung CT: Common Findings, Common Patterns, Common Diseases, and Differential Diagnosis: Common Findings, Common Patterns, Common Diseases, and Differential Diagnosis
     

Fundamentals of High-Resolution Lung CT: Common Findings, Common Patterns, Common Diseases, and Differential Diagnosis: Common Findings, Common Patterns, Common Diseases, and Differential Diagnosis

by Brett M Elicker, W. Richard Webb
 

ISBN-10: 1451184085

ISBN-13: 9781451184082

Pub. Date: 02/04/2013

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Fundamentals of High Resolution Lung CT presents a simple and concise approach to the HRCT diagnosis of diffuse lung disease.  Using a clear, reader-friendly approach, the book presents the fundamental insights and facts necessary to interpret HRCT in any clinical setting.

The text and illustrations highlight the most essential rules, reasoning,

Overview

Fundamentals of High Resolution Lung CT presents a simple and concise approach to the HRCT diagnosis of diffuse lung disease.  Using a clear, reader-friendly approach, the book presents the fundamental insights and facts necessary to interpret HRCT in any clinical setting.

The text and illustrations highlight the most essential rules, reasoning, shortcuts, and differential diagnostic techniques used in daily clinical practice. Readers will find it an excellent guide to improving the HRCT assessment of commonly encountered lung disease.

 Improve the way you diagnose lung disease!
• Nearly 600 high-quality full-color illustrations improve diagnostic accuracy by detailing the radiographic features of common lung diseases as they appear on HRCT.
• Straightforward but comprehensive discussions detail HRCT findings and patterns, and their applications to the diagnosis of lung disease.  
• Disease-specific coverage makes essential facts easy to find and apply.
• Availability in e-book and tablet format lets readers access critical content any time, from their handheld reader or tablet device.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451184082
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/04/2013
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1—HRCT FINDINGS

1              HRCT Indications, Technique, Radiation Dose, and Normal Anatomy

2              Reticular Opacities

3              Nodular Lung Disease

4              Increased Lung Attenuation: Ground Glass Opacity and Consolidation

5              Decreased Lung Attenuation: Emphysema, Mosaic Perfusion, and Cystic Lung Disease

SECTION 2—SPECIFIC DISEASES

6              Airways Diseases

7              Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

8              Pulmonary Edema, Diffuse Alveolar Damage, The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, And Pulmonary Hemorrhage

9              The Interstitial Pneumonias

10           Connective Tissue Disease

11           Smoking Related Lung Disease

12           Sarcoidosis

13           Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis And Eosinophilic Lung Disease

14           Pulmonary Infections

15           Complications of Medical Treatment: Drug-Induced Lung Disease and Radiation

16           Pneumoconioses

17           Neoplastic  And Lymphoproliferative Diseases

18           Rare Diseases

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