Vascular Ultrasound of the Neck: An Interpretive Atlas / Edition 1

Vascular Ultrasound of the Neck: An Interpretive Atlas / Edition 1

by Antonio Alayon, William M. McKinney
     
 


This atlas is a thorough, user-friendly guide to interpreting diagnostic ultrasound images of the vasculature and blood flow in the neck. Featuring 177 sonographic images from actual cases, the book demonstrates a broad range of clinical findings and explains the underlying pathophysiology. Each chapter begins with an overview of a particular type of finding and… See more details below

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This atlas is a thorough, user-friendly guide to interpreting diagnostic ultrasound images of the vasculature and blood flow in the neck. Featuring 177 sonographic images from actual cases, the book demonstrates a broad range of clinical findings and explains the underlying pathophysiology. Each chapter begins with an overview of a particular type of finding and then presents sonographic images from cases, with detailed legends and comments on the diagnosis. Bulleted lists of "Pearls and Pitfalls" based on the authors' extensive experience follow the case examples. Each chapter ends with multiple-choice questions and answers to aid in study and board review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781725347
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Duplex Scanning of the Cervical Vessels1
2Normal Anatomy of the Aortic Arch and Carotid System7
3Normal Hemodynamics25
4Carotid System Pathology37
5Morphologic Aspects of the Plaque65
6Anatomic Variants and Congenital Abnormalities of the Extracranial Carotid System81
7Interpretation of Typical Abnormal Pulses and Alteration of the Cardiac Rhythm95
8Normal Vertebral Artery Hemodynamics and Pathology107
9Normal Internal Jugular Vein and Incompetent Valves121
10Artifact Facts versus Artifacts131
Subject Index143

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