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Thoracic Imaging: Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Radiology
     

Thoracic Imaging: Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Radiology

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by Charles B. Higgins
 

Written by two of the world's most respected specialists in thoracic imaging, this is the most comprehensive text-reference to address imaging of the heart and lungs. Inside you'll discover the expert guidance required for the accurate radiologic assessment and diagnosis of both congenital and acquired cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases.

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Written by two of the world's most respected specialists in thoracic imaging, this is the most comprehensive text-reference to address imaging of the heart and lungs. Inside you'll discover the expert guidance required for the accurate radiologic assessment and diagnosis of both congenital and acquired cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases.

Enter a new frontier in thoracic imaging...

  • Multidisciplinary approach lets you benefit from the knowledge and experience of basic scientists, cardiologists, and radiologists who have played important roles in the development of cardiovascular imaging.
  • Coverage of all current imaging modalities includes information on CT, high-resolution CT, MRI, plain field radiography, and MR angiography. You'll examine the procedural steps and applications of each technique, and discover ways to select the best approach for each patient.
  • 2,000 detail-revealing images depict the full range of normal anatomy and pathologic findings—a great aid in maximizing your diagnostic skills.
  • Outstanding learning tools make this an excellent teaching resource for trainees or a quick review for practitioners.
  • Numerous charts, tables, and schematics assist in differential diagnosis and put needed facts at your fingertips.

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Reviewer: Scott B Rader, D.O.(University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This comprehensive book of pulmonary and cardiovascular radiology contains numerous high quality images and tables of differential diagnoses and disease specific radiographic findings.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a single, comprehensive reference to use in the diagnosis of pulmonary and cardiovascular disease through the interpretation of chest radiographs and advanced imaging techniques. This is definitely a worthwhile objective as the imaging techniques in field of thoracic radiology have seen significant advances but thoracic radiology remains a very challenging area for radiology residents and practicing radiologists. The authors have provided an excellent book that meets their objective.
Audience: The book is written for radiology residents and practicing radiologists. Radiology residents will find this to be a very well written, readable text with excellent images, comprehensive differential diagnoses and numerous tables listing specific disease characteristics. Practicing radiologists will find this to be a valuable reference and review of pulmonary and cardiovascular radiography. The book is written by two of the most respected specialists in thoracic imaging.
Features: It provides an unmatched wealth of thoracic imaging information, including discussions of congenital abnormalities, thoracic anatomy, infectious disease, interstitial lung disease, primary and metastatic neoplasms, and imaging of cardiac disease to name but a few of the many areas covered. The images are of consistently superior quality and the tables throughout the text are very helpful in that they provide a concise summary of each disease entity discussed. Numerous differential diagnoses are provided as well. The index is well organized and allows for quick lookup of desired topics.
Assessment: I have found this to be an excellent book with thorough coverage of pulmonary and cardiac radiography. It provides a single reference text in the field of thoracic imaging for residents in training and practicing radiologists.
Reviewer: Scott B Rader, D.O.(University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This comprehensive book of pulmonary and cardiovascular radiology contains numerous high quality images and tables of differential diagnoses and disease specific radiographic findings.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a single, comprehensive reference to use in the diagnosis of pulmonary and cardiovascular disease through the interpretation of chest radiographs and advanced imaging techniques. This is definitely a worthwhile objective as the imaging techniques in field of thoracic radiology have seen significant advances but thoracic radiology remains a very challenging area for radiology residents and practicing radiologists. The authors have provided an excellent book that meets their objective.
Audience: The book is written for radiology residents and practicing radiologists. Radiology residents will find this to be a very well written, readable text with excellent images, comprehensive differential diagnoses and numerous tables listing specific disease characteristics. Practicing radiologists will find this to be a valuable reference and review of pulmonary and cardiovascular radiography. The book is written by two of the most respected specialists in thoracic imaging.
Features: It provides an unmatched wealth of thoracic imaging information, including discussions of congenital abnormalities, thoracic anatomy, infectious disease, interstitial lung disease, primary and metastatic neoplasms, and imaging of cardiac disease to name but a few of the many areas covered. The images are of consistently superior quality and the tables throughout the text are very helpful in that they provide a concise summary of each disease entity discussed. Numerous differential diagnoses are provided as well. The index is well organized and allows for quick lookup of desired topics.
Assessment: I have found this to be an excellent book with thorough coverage of pulmonary and cardiac radiography. It provides a single reference text in the field of thoracic imaging for residents in training and practicing radiologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781741194
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.58(d)

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Thoracic Imaging: Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Radiology 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have gone throught it and to me its a very authentic one. Needs to be recommended to all radiologist who are in this field.