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Here's concise, yet comprehensive coverage of the core radiology knowledge required to competently pass exams and for everyday practice. The text covers three key areas: knowledge of normality; the ability to formulate a differential diagnosis given a finding or a group of findings; and knowledge of disease and the pattern of manifestations relevant to imaging that a particular disease may produce. Organized by body system, each chapter has three sections. The "normal" sections examine normal structure, normal values, and normal findings. The "gamuts" sections contain lists of differential diagnosis for an imaging finding. The "overview" sections describe conditions by pathology and imaging.
• Emphasizes fundamental principles and understanding...making it perfect for review.
• Uses a logical, body system organization and a consistent chapter structure.
• Provides checklists of common and important radiologic conditions...for quick access to information.
Preface and how this book is organised
SECTION I. MUSCULOSKELETAL
Musculoskeletal normal and gamuts
General musculoskeletal conditions
Trauma and degenerative musculoskeletal conditions
SECTION II. ABDOMINAL
Adrenal, renal and urinary tract
Male reproductive system
SECTION III. CNS AND HEAD AND NECK
CNS normal and gamuts
Conditions of the CNS
Head and neck
SECTION IV. THORAX
Heart and mediastinum
SECTION V. PEDIATRICS
SECTION VI. OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY, BREAST
SECTION VII. GENERAL PATHOLOGY, PET AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE, EXAM TECHNIQUES
PET and nuclear medicine
Film reading and exam techniques
Suggested readings and reference texts