MRI of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions: Differential Diagnosis and Atlas [NOOK Book]

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Practical. In-depth. Invaluable.A guide to the diagnosis of tumors and tumorlike lesions of bone and soft tissue using MRI.This unique encyclopedic guide takes the same approach you apply in clinical practice. It features fully illustrated differential diagnosis tables organized according to MRI findings and the locations of tumors. An in-depth reference section provides information on each lesion. In addition, almost 3000 highquality images make this practical text an invaluable tool in the diagnosis of common ...
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MRI of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions: Differential Diagnosis and Atlas

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Overview

Practical. In-depth. Invaluable.A guide to the diagnosis of tumors and tumorlike lesions of bone and soft tissue using MRI.This unique encyclopedic guide takes the same approach you apply in clinical practice. It features fully illustrated differential diagnosis tables organized according to MRI findings and the locations of tumors. An in-depth reference section provides information on each lesion. In addition, almost 3000 highquality images make this practical text an invaluable tool in the diagnosis of common and rare tumors and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system.Features:- 20 differential diagnosis tables based on anatomic locations of lesions rather than disease- Fully illustrated reference chapters containing concise, detailed information for each lesionfrom relative frequency and age ranges to MRI findings, treatment, and prognosis- Over 2900 state-of-the-art illustrations covering the wide range of imaging features for various lesions- An exceptional level of detail, helping you to differentiate between diseases and conditions that have similar appearances- Extensive cross-referencing to further up-to-the minute resources This is the definitive guide to MRI of musculoskeletal tumors. Whether you need a practical guide for day-to-day use or a comprehensive preparation tool for board examinations -- keep this text close to the workstation.
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Reviewer:Evan A Liokis, M.D.(Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description:This image-rich atlas is uniquely structured to facilitate rapid access to a wealth of information about individual tumors and the generation of reasonable differential diagnoses.
Purpose:The purpose is to present the MR imaging characteristics of tumors and tumor-like lesions and correlate them with both the pathologic appearance of these lesions and their clinical presentation and management. The authors stress the importance of using a multidisciplinary approach to discerning the correct diagnosis and ensuring optimal patient treatment. Overall, the book meets its objectives.
Audience:This reference is geared towards radiology residents, musculoskeletal radiology fellows, practicing radiologists, and orthopedic tumor surgeons. It is a well written, evidence-based book authored by a number of musculoskeletal radiologists and neuroradiologists who are obviously experts in the field.
Features:This wonderful book uniquely and thoroughly covers the MRI appearance of a gamut of bone and soft tissue tumors and the entities that may mimic neoplastic processes. What I love about this book is the way it is organized and the wealth of high quality images. Its unique structure allows the reader to easily tailor a refined differential diagnosis from the table portion of the book and, if desired, brush up on the specifics of each lesion in the atlas portion of the book. I also found the skull lesions and lesions of the spine particularly helpful. From the standpoint of what the authors hope to achieve with this publication, the book has absolutely no shortcomings that I can detect.
Assessment:This high quality book is a wonderful resource for any practicing radiologist or radiologist in training. I highly recommend it without reservation. It has a place in every radiology library and MRI reading room.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783131618818
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 814
  • File size: 94 MB
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Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Imaging Sciences, and Neurosurgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
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