Optimize diagnostic accuracy with Problem Solving in Chest Imaging, a new volume in the Problem Solving in Radiology series. This concise title offers quick, authoritative guidance from experienced radiologists who focus on the problematic conditions you’re likely to see—and how to reach an accurate diagnosis in an efficient manner. Addresses the practical aspects of chest imaging—perfect for practitioners, fellows, and senior level residents who may or may not specialize in chest radiology, but need to use and understand it. Helps you make optimal use of the latest imaging techniques and achieve confident diagnoses. Presents content by organ system and commonly encountered problems, with problem solving techniques integrated throughout. Features more than 1,500 high-quality images that provide a clear picture of what to look for when interpreting studies. Focuses on the core knowledge needed for successful results, covering anatomy, imaging techniques, imaging approach, entities by pathologic disease and anatomic region, and special situations. Key topics include Diffuse Lung Disease, Neoplasms of the Lung and Airways, Interstitial Lung Disease, Smoking-Related Lung Diseases, and Cardiovascular Disease. Shows how to avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. Tables and boxes with tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points show you what to look for, while problem-solving advice helps you make sound clinical decisions.
Designed specifically to help you succeed on the Core Exam, Pediatric Imaging: A Core Review covers all key aspects of pediatric imaging, mimicking the image-rich, multiple-choice format of the actual test. Ideal for residents getting ready for the Core Examination, as well as practitioners taking recertification exams, this one-of-a-kind review follows the structure and content of what you’ll encounter on the test, effectively preparing you for Core Exam success!
|Author||: Edward Y Lee|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2017-06-23|
|ISBN 10||: 0323531539|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
This issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America focuses on Practical Pediatric Imaging, and is edited by Dr. Edward Lee. Articles will include: Practical Imaging Approach to Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children; Pediatric Thoracic Normal Variants: What Should Radiologists Need to Know?; Respiratory Distress in Neonates: Underlying Etiologies and Imaging Assessment; Child with Cough and Fever: Up to Date Imaging Evaluation and Management; Thoracic Neoplasms in Children: Contemporary Perspectives and Imaging Assessment; Cardiovascular Malformations in Children: Current Indications, Techniques, and Imaging Findings; Neonatal Gastrointestinal Emergencies: Step-by-Step Approach; Pediatric Abdominal Neoplasms: An Overview and Update; Musculoskeletal Traumatic Injuries in Children: Characteristic Imaging Findings; Practical Imaging Evaluation of Foreign Bodies in Children: What Is New?; Syndromic Disorders Associated with Pediatric Tumors: Spectrum of Diseases and Imaging Findings; Practical Indication-Based Pediatric Nuclear Medicine Studies: Update and Review; and more!
Optimize diagnostic accuracy in the emergency department with Problem Solving in Radiology: Emergency Radiology, a new addition to the popular Problem Solving in Radiology series. Published in association with the American Society of Emergency Radiology, the medical reference book is designed to help experienced radiologists, residents, or emergency medicine practitioners accurately address problematic conditions and reach the most accurate diagnosis. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access problem-oriented content that helps you quickly and accurately diagnose patients. Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with templated, concise chapters containing both traditional and unusual presentations of pathology. Each chapter will include: Typical Presentation; Variants; Mimickers (what looks like this pathology, but isn’t); and Pitfalls (how a diagnosis can be missed and how to avoid it). Stay up to date on today's hot topics in radiology, including radiation concerns when using total body CT for trauma assessment; trauma in the pregnant patient; imaging pediatric craniocerebral trauma; and penetrating trauma to the torso and chest.
Rapid advances are taking place in the field of imaging. This results in the need for re-evaluating and redefining the role of a modality in different clinical scenarios. Coupled to this, particularly in paediatric radiology is the need for ensuring patient safety. The industry has made significant attempts to minimize radiation exposures in imaging and this is pre-requisite that cannot be over-emphasized in children. Paediatric radiology is already a well-established subspecialty in the West, but in the developing world due to the paucity of trained radiologists in proportion to our population, every practicing radiologist needs to be aware of the special needs and disease entities in children. The third edition of the book has been designed to include current recommendations, guidelines and existing knowledge on the subject. The content of all chapters has been updated, while some have been significantly restructured. New chapters have also been added. It is our earnest hope that our readers will find this text informative and that it will aid in their learning process and daily practice.
Problem Solving in Neuroradiology, by Meng Law, MD, Peter M. Som, MD and Thomas P. Naidich, MD, is your survival guide to solving diagnostic challenges that are particularly problematic in neuroimaging. With a concise, practical, and instructional approach, it helps you apply basic principles of problem solving to imaging of the head and interventional neck, brain, and spine. Inside, you'll find expert guidance on how to accurately read what you see, and how to perform critical techniques including biopsy, percutaneous drainage, and tumor ablation. User-friendly features, such as tables and boxes, tips, pitfalls, and rules of thumb, place today's best practices at your fingertips, including protocols for optimizing the most state-of-the-art imaging modalities. A full-color design, including more than 700 high-quality images, highlights critical elements to enhance your understanding. Apply expert tricks of the trade and protocols for optimizing the most state-of-the-art imaging modalities and their clinical applications used for the brain and spine—with general indications for use and special situations. Make the most efficient use of modern imaging modalities including multidetector CT, PET, advanced MR imaging/MR spectroscopy (MRS), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), and perfusion weighted imaging (PWI). Successfully perform difficult interventional techniques such as biopsies of the spine and interventional angiography—key techniques for more accurately diagnosing cerebral vascular disease, aneurysm, and blood vessel malformations—as well as percutaneous drainage and tumor ablation. Know what to expect. A dedicated section is organized by the clinical scenarios most likely to be encountered in daily practice, such as neurodegenerative disease, vascular disease, and cancer. Avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. Tables and boxes with tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points show you what to look for, while problem-solving advice helps you accurately identify what you see—especially those images that could suggest several possible diagnoses. See conditions as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of case examples and specially designed full-color, high-quality images which complement the text and highlight important elements. Quickly find the information you need thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly format with templated headings, detailed illustrations, and at-a-glance tables.
This book is an introduction to diagnostic radiology (including nuclear medicine). Written in a user-friendly format, it takes into account that radiology is divided into many subspecialties that constitute a universe of their own. The book is subdivided into ten sections, such as musculoskeletal, thoracic, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and breast imaging. Each chapter is presented with an introduction of the subspecialty and ten case studies with illustrations and comments.
Since 1945, radiologists have turned to Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging for the most comprehensive coverage and unparalleled guidance in all areas of pediatric radiology. Continuing this tradition of excellence, the completely revised 12th edition - now more concise yet still complete - focuses on the core issues you need to understand new protocols and sequences, and know what techniques are most appropriate for given clinical situations. "This text will obviously be of great interest not only to radiologists, also to those who work with children including all pediatric specialties. It is also extremely useful in countries with resource poor setting where there is shortage of well-trained radiologists in pediatric specialties." Reviewed by: Yangon Children Hospital on behalf of the Journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, January 2014 "This is a thoroughly up-to-date text, divided into manageable topics, at a very reasonable price and I thoroughly recommend it to anyone who needs updating in the field of paediatrics or paediatric imaging." RAD, February 2014 Determine the best modality for each patient with state-of-the art discussions of the latest pediatric imaging techniques. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through a more precise, streamlined format, reorganized by systems and disease processes, as well as "Teaching Boxes" that highlight key points in each chapter. Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal neonatology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Achieve accurate diagnoses as safely as possible. Increased coverage of MRI findings and newer imaging techniques for all organ systems emphasizes imaging examination appropriateness and safety. Reap the fullest benefit from the latest neuroimaging techniques including diffusion tensor imaging, fMRI, and susceptibility weighted imaging. Keep current with the latest pediatric radiological knowledge and evidence-based practices. Comprehensive updates throughout include new and revised chapters on prenatal imaging; newer anatomic and functional imaging techniques (including advances in cardiac imaging); disease classifications and insights into imaging disease processes; and advanced imaging topics in neurological, thoracoabdominal, and musculoskeletal imaging. Compare your findings to more than 10,000 high-quality radiology images. Access the full text online at Expert Consult including illustrations, videos, and bonus online-only pediatric imaging content.
Complete with the insights of leading pediatric radiologists, Teaching Atlas of Pediatric Imaging provides 125 cases that address the challenging real-life clinical problems that you are likely to encounter. Each chapter presents a different case with a complete patient work-up that includes clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, radiological and clinical findings, treatment summary, and suggested readings. With a view to providing the opportunity for self-assessment, the authors omit the diagnosis from the first pages of each case to enable self-testing and review.Highlights: Easy-to-access arrangement of cases based on anatomy: head and neck, chest, heart, abdomen, pelvis, and the musculoskeletal system Coverage of a wide spectrum of diseases, from the very common to more important uncommon entities, including congenital heart disease, bone dysplasias and more Differential diagnoses for each case, as well as information on etiology, pathology, treatment, and complications Pearls and Pitfalls that help you identify important points and avoid errors in image interpretation Here is a valuable resource for the clinician at every level, from the resident preparing for the radiology board examinations, to the practitioner seeking the Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology, to the general radiologist or pediatrician seeking a practical reference text.
Elsevier’s new Problem Solving in Abdominal Imaging offers you a concise, practical, and instructional approach to your most common imaging questions. It presents basic principles of problem solving to apply to imaging the abdominal and pelvic organs, gastrointestinal tract, and genitourinary tract. Inside, you’ll find expert guidance on how to accurately read what you see, and how to perform critical techniques including biopsy and percutaneous drainage. User-friendly features, such as tables and boxes, tips, pitfalls, and rules of thumb, place today’s best practices at your fingertips. A full-color design, including more than 700 high-quality images, highlights critical elements and compliments the text, to enhance your understanding. Provides problem-solving advice to help you find abnormalities and accurately identify what you see. Presents a section devoted to clinical scenarios—organized by presenting signs or disease processes—covering those you’re most likely to encounter in daily practice. Includes tips for optimization of the most common advanced imaging techniques used for the abdominal and pelvic regions—with general indications for use and special situations—to help you make the most of each modality. Offers step-by-step guidance that will help you safely approach challenging abdominal interventions, reduce complications, and improve outcomes. Features tables and boxes, tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points for easy reference. Incorporates high-quality images and a full-color design that illuminate important elements.
|Author||: Suhny Abbara,Sanjeeva P Kalva|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2012-11-01|
|ISBN 10||: 1455746258|
|Pages||: 872 pages|
Optimize diagnostic accuracy with Cardiovascular Imaging, a title in the popular Problem Solving in Radiology series. Drs. Suhny Abbara and Sanjeeva Kalva use a problem-based approach to help you make optimal use of the latest cardiovascular imaging techniques and achieve confident diagnoses. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make the most effective use of today's imaging techniques, including PET and SPECT. Perform effective interventions using the newest grafts, stents, and coils. See conditions as they appear in practice with more than 2,350 images detailing anatomy, normal anatomic variants, and pathology. Make optimal clinical choices and avoid complications with expert protocols and tricks of the trade. Avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. Tables and boxes with tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points show you what to look for, while problem-solving advice helps you make sound clinical decisions. Quickly find the information you need thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly format with consistent headings, detailed illustrations, and at-a-glance tables.
|Author||: Martin L. Lazarus|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2013-04-05|
|ISBN 10||: 1455747068|
|Pages||: 240 pages|
Imaging plays a key role in the diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries. This issue focuses on athletic injuries of the upper extremity, and best-practices approach to imaging these areas. Shoulder injuries are given their own review, as are football injuries to the upper extremity, throwing injuries to the upper extremity, and injuries associated with club and racquet sports. Use of MR Imaging in particular is discussed for the labrum and elbow, and MR Arthrography of the upper extremity is reviewed. Wrist and hand injuries are discussed in detail in separate articles, and imaging of the pediatric athlete is addressed as well.
Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout including 4 new sections (Abdominal Imaging, The Spine, Oncological Imaging, and Interventional Radiology) and 28 brand new chapters. Gain the fresh perspective of two new editors—Jonathan Gillard and Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop -- eight new section editors -- Michael Maher, Andrew Grainger, Philip O’Connor, Rolf Jager, Vicky Goh, Catherine Owens, Anna Maria Belli, Michael Lee -- and 135 new contributors. Stay current with the latest developments in imaging techniques such as CT, MR, ultrasound, and coverage of hot topics such as: Image guided biopsy and ablation techniques and Functional and molecular imaging. Solve even your toughest diagnostic challenges with guidance from nearly 4,000 outstanding illustrations. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through a more concise, streamlined format.
The new 3rd Edition of this popular reference offers pragmatic, up-to-date guidance on the radiologic diagnosis of pediatric ailments. It's clinically oriented, problem-based approach helps readers to respond appropriately to a given set of symptoms and to employ the safest and most cost-efficient methods available. More than 1000 images, flow charts, and line illustrations facilitate recognition of a wide variety of problems. It also offers helpful guidance on the appropriate psychological approach to pediatric patients. Contains more than 1,000 illustrations that cover a wide range of pediatric problems. Enables you to quickly find differential diagnoses appropriate to specific age groups simply by looking up the presenting problem. Equips you with the guidance you need to employ the most cost-effective and safest methods available in the care of your youngest patients. Helps you to distinguish between accidental injuries and signs of physical abuse. Includes expanded information on neonatology. Features several new chapters including -- Atlas of Anatomy of the Normal Newborn Infant Â· The Newborn Infant with Respiratory Distress from Medical Causes Â· The Newborn Infant with Respiratory Distress from Surgical Causes Â· The Fetus and Neonate with Urinary Tract Abnormalities Â· and The Newborn Infant with Spinal Abnormalities.
ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology
Pediatric Urology is an up-to-date, clinical reference that provides detailed descriptions of the best approaches for the functional, biological, and morphological aspects of the urinary tract before and after birth. John G. Gearhart, Richard C. Rink, and Pierre D. E. Mouriquand cover all areas of the field, including pediatric surgery, radiology, nephrology, endocrinology, biochemistry, and obstetrics. Access the latest research through new chapters on tissue engineering, acute scrotum, and more. The appealing new full-color design, streamlined approach make this an invaluable resource to pediatric urologists, pediatric surgeons, residents and fellows worldwide. Provides detailed descriptions of the best approaches for the functional, biological, and morphological aspects of the urinary tract before and after birth. Includes new chapters on tissue engineering, acute scrotum and disorders of the penis, and perinatal urological emergencies to cover the most up-to-date research in the field. Presents comprehensive coverage in a short, readable, and succinct format so that the material is easy to locate and disseminate. Provides cutting edge coverage from editors at the forefront of the specialty so you know the best available approaches. Eases reference and visual understanding through an all-new full-color design.
|Author||: Daria Riva,Charles Njiokiktjien,Sara Bulgheroni|
|Publisher||: John Libbey Eurotext|
|Release Date||: 2011-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 274200825X|
|Pages||: 279 pages|
The aim of this publication is to demonstrate the effect of the neural networks on cognitive functions and behavioural patterns during the development phase of a child. Taking as a basis the previous publication in this series dedicated to brain lesion localisation and development, this time it is by examining in particular the frontal lobe, limbic system (hippocampus and amygdala) and visuo-cognitive system that this book looks at the close links between the neural networks and the future development of visual, cognitive and functional capacities. The section on the frontal lobe concentrates on anatomy, mirror neurons, memory, executive functions, the neuropsychology of frontal lobe epilepsy and the resolution of social problems which can occur as a result of brain damage. The part on the limbic system looks at neuro-anatomical organisation and the core functions of the hippocampus and amygdala, problems of language, music, emotions or autism. Finally, the section dedicated to the visuo-cognitive system summarises the visual field problems associated with focal lesions, the correlation with neuro-imagery and visual impairment in children born prematurely.
This basic text introduces the reader to all facets of pediatric imaging from the importance of understanding X-ray exposure to children through the appropriate indications for ordering a particular examination. It covers basic problems in each organ system. There is a quiz after most of the clinical chapters. The text is aimed at the novice, while the pictures of classic important imaging findings are designed to test the mature pediatric caregiver and the radiologist beginning training. The information conveyed in this text is essential for pediatric house staff, entering radiology residents, pediatric nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians, and practicing pediatricians. It will be valuable to all physicians who deal with children as a segment of their practice. This book serves as the basic text for any of the above individuals taking a rotation through a pediatric imaging department and for orienting pediatric personnel within the imaging department.
The term “acute abdomen” refers to a serious, often progressive clinical situation that calls for immediate diagnostic and therapeutic action. Today, diagnosis via imaging has basically replaced the physical examination in the emergency room and the Radiologist has become of primary importance in this setting. However, close co-operation among the various specialists involved is essential for successful patient management, and thus the Radiologist needs to have a full understanding of the imaging modalities and technical skills required, as well as appropriate clinical knowledge of the disorder in order to manage the condition. This book provides a comprehensive review of the multifaceted etiology, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of acute abdominal conditions, focusing on the imaging features that are relevant to a timely management approach. Numerous high-quality images, diagrams and easy-to-read tables are provided.