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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781725348

ISBN-13: 9780781725347

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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

Overview


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

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

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