Part of the definitive REQUISITES series, this volumes offers all the essentials necessary to pass exams in GI radiology and practice in general radiology. Practicing radiologists will use it as a handy, practical, daily reference tool in this subspecialty area. Covers esophagus, gastroesophageal junction, stomach, duodenum, small bowel, pancreas, liver, spleen, biliary system, gallbladder, colon, and rectum using a problem-based approach. Multimodality in orientation, this new edition will contain more text and illustrations, as well as the following new material: more CT images, more MR images, more nuclear medicine images, larger endoscopic ultrasound sections in both the esophagus and the colorectal chapter, an entire chapter on plain film of the abdomen, a new section on radiological evaluation of dysphagia in the esophagus chapter, and expanded coverage of trauma and abdominal disorders related to AIDS.
* Includes organ-specific chapters, providing structured reading and comprehension of entire GI tract. * Features Examination Techniques sections in seven organ-specific chapters to provide a close look at the richness and diversity of state-of-the-art GI imaging. * Provides a pattern-oriented format to describe patterns of abnormality and correlate them with differential diagnoses, placing principles in a clinical context, and compelling the reader to encounter diseases of the GI tract as a radiologist would in daily practice. * Features a simple narrative style organized by a sophisticated, sensible network of headings for enjoyable and effective learning. * Reveals topics to be covered in chapter-opening outlines for quick location of material. * Includes more than 80 boxes and tables which highlight differential diagnoses, specific radiologic presentations of disease, causes, associated conditions, and indications for procedures, which emphasize key facts and concepts to help the reader identify and absorb important information. * Features almost 600 diagrams and optimal-quality, multimodality images to enhance text and explain important concepts. * Offers Suggested Readings lists of pertinent literature to guide the reader to further research and reading as necessary.
Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-510-3
Table of Contents
1 Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction 2 Stomach and Duodenum 3 Small Bowel 4 Pancreas 5 Liver and Spleen 6 Biliary System and Gallbladder 7 Colon and Rectum 8 Miscellaneous Conditions