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Fundamentals of Chest Radiology / Edition 2
     

Fundamentals of Chest Radiology / Edition 2

by Loren Ketai, Andrew Meholic, Richard Lofgren
 

ISBN-10: 0721610161

ISBN-13: 9780721610160

Pub. Date: 11/15/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This best-selling volume is your perfect introduction to chest radiology. You'll learn the basics of all the latest imaging technologies: MRI, high-resolution CT, multi-detector CT, and PET as well as traditional X-rays. A uniform, consistent presentation makes the material easy to master. Digital-quality illustrations, concise text, and many helpful algorithms

Overview

This best-selling volume is your perfect introduction to chest radiology. You'll learn the basics of all the latest imaging technologies: MRI, high-resolution CT, multi-detector CT, and PET as well as traditional X-rays. A uniform, consistent presentation makes the material easy to master. Digital-quality illustrations, concise text, and many helpful algorithms and tables make it simple to find the information you need quickly. Each chapter has a "Pearls for Clinicians" section that gives you expert guidance for common clinical problems.

• Discusses all the latest state-of-the-art technologies such as MRI, high-resolution CT, multi-detector CT, and PET.
• Includes "Pearls for Clinicians" in each chapter.
• Presents algorithms with precise instructions for clinical problems.
• Contains many helpful tables, which categorize and list causes of many common conditions, such as lung obstructions.

• Features new information on: · cardiovascular disease · traumatic and toxic lung disease · pneumoconiosis · immunologic and proliferative lung disease · recognizing normal variants and artifacts
• Contains fifty percent new images, with digital-quality resolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721610160
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/15/2005
Series:
Fundamentals of Radiology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Basics

2. Normal Variants and Artifacts

3. Large Airway Disease

4. Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

5. Lung Parenchyma: Basic Terminology

6. Pnemoconioses, Immunologic and Proliferative Lung Disease Diffuse Infiltrative Lung Disease

7. Infectious Lung Disease

8. Traumatic and Toxic Lung Disease

9. Pulmonary Nodules and Neoplasms

10. Pulmonary Vascular Lung Disease

11. Pleura and Diaphragm

12. Cardiovascular Disease

13. Hilum and Mediastinum

14. Chest Wall

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