This new edition is thoroughly revised and updated in line with latest clinical practice, knowledge and guidelines. The first section presents lists of differential diagnoses, supplemented by notes on useful facts and discriminating factors. These assist with the systematic assessment of radiographs and images from other modalities. The second section offers detailed summaries of the characteristic radiological appearance of a wide range of clinical conditions.Lists of differential diagnoses.Notes on radiological apperances.Ideal for preparation for radiological examinations.Contents revised and reduced to reflect current radiological practice.Existing lists modernised to reflect modern imaging practice, particularly where technological advances have been made (eg multislice CT and PET CT).Revised to take account of new imaging guidelines (eg Royal College of Radiologists: Making Best Use of the Radiology department; SIGN; NICE).Journal references updated.Increased number of diagrams.
The book explains in clear terms the theory that underpinsmagnetic resonance so that the capabilities and operation of MRIsystems can be fully appreciated and maximised. This fourth editioncaptures recent advances, and coverage includes: parallel imagingtechniques and new sequences such as balanced gradient echo.
Building on the success of the first three editions, the fourthedition has been fully revised and updated. The book now comes witha companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice"www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice/awhich hosts animated versions of a selection of illustrations inthe book that are used on the MRI in Practice Course.These animations and accompanying text are aimed at helping thereader’s comprehension of some of the more difficultconcepts. The website also hosts over 200 interactiveself-assessment exercises to help the reader test theirunderstanding.
MRI in Practice features:Full color illustrationsLogical presentation of the theory and applications of MRIA new page designA companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice"www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice/afeaturing interactive multiple choice questions, short answerquestions PLUS animations of more complex concepts from thebook
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Easily review and visualize important facts with more than 1,000 high-quality pictures, charts, lists, boxes, tables, differential diagnoses and suggested readings.
Get all you need for daily reference with a concise, yet comprehensive format.Interpret the findings generated from each high-tech imaging modality used to study the brain, spine, head, and neck, including diffusion weighted imaging, perfusion weighted imaging, CT angiography, MR angiography, and MR spectroscopy.
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Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know informationto effectively interpret CTs and the salient points needed to make accurate diagnoses.
Review how the anatomyof each body area appears on a CT scan.
Grasp each procedure and review key steps quicklywith a comprehensive yet concise format.
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Compare diagnoses with a survey of major CT findingsfor a variety of common diseases—with an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another.
Make effective use of 64-slice MDCT and dual source CT scannerswith coverage of the most current indications. Stay current extensive updates of clinical guidelines that reflect recent changes in the practice of CT imaging, including (ACCP) Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines, paraneoplastic and superior vena cava syndrome, reactions to contrast solution and CT-guided needle biopsy.
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All common body MR imaging content is covered, along with discussion of how physics, techniques, hardware, and artifacts affect results.
Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Newly streamlined format helps you retrieve important information more quickly.
Extensively revised contenton the liver, including new MRI contrast agents; new coverage of the spleen; and new safety tips and guidelines keep you up to date.
New chapterson GI imaging, the prostate, and the male genitourinary system make this a one-stop reference to address the full range of body MRI.
Arrive at diagnosesby following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees.
Quickly grasp the fundamentalsyou need to know through more than 700 images and an easy-to-use format and pedagogy, including: bolding of key points and icons designating special content; Diagnostic Pitfalls; Really, Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points.
Gauge your mastery of the materialand build confidence with extra images, bonus content, interactive self-assessment exercises, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
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Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experienceof esteemed author Dr. William Herring—a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com. Stay current in the latest advancements and developments with meticulous updates throughout including a new chapter on Pediatric Radiology as well as more than 60 new and updated photos, many highlighting newer imaging modalities.
Comprehensive yet concise, Ultrasound covers everything from basic principles to advanced state-of-the-art techniques. This title perfectly fulfills the career-long learning, maintenance of competence, reference, and review needs of residents, fellows, and practicing physicians.Covers the spectrum of ultrasound use for general, vascular, obstetric, and gynecologic imaging.Fully illustrated design includes numerous side-by-side correlative images.Written at a level ideal for residents seeking an understanding of the basics, or for practitioners interested in lifelong learning and maintenance of competence.Extensive boxes and tables highlight differential diagnoses and summarize findings."Key Features" boxes offer a review of key information at the end of each chapter.Explore extensively updated and expanded content on important topics such as practical physics and image optimization, the thyroid, salivary glands, bowel, musculoskeletal system, cervical nodal disease, ectopic pregnancy, early pregnancy failure, management of asymptomatic adnexal cysts, practice guidelines – and a new chapter on fetal chromosome abnormalities.Visualize the complete spectrum of diseases with many new and expanded figures of anatomy and pathology, additional correlative imaging, and new schematics demonstrating important concepts and findings.
The selection of cases is broad enough to provide an introduction for some readers, with more testing cases for those in the later stages of training. Each self-test case is presented with an image, or set of images, together with the pertinent clinical details. The solution and explanation is presented over the page along with differential diagnoses that logically derive from the images and history. The correct diagnosis is followed by discussion of the underlying problem, strategy points and main imaging findings.
The book contains 500 images including X-rays, ultrasound, CT, MRI, interventional techniques and nuclear medicine. It is of value to radiologists in training and other health professionals wishing to improve their radiological skills, and is the first book for the FRCR Part 2B exam.
Find detailed, expert guidance on all diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional aspects of abdominal imaging in one authoritative source, including challenging topics such as Oncologic Assessment of Tumor Response and How to Scan a Difficult Patient.
Efficiently locate the information you need with a highly templated, well-organized, at-a-glance organization.
New to the Third Edition
Material on digital receptors Emphasis on the differences between analogue and digital images Coverage of multi-slice CT and three-dimensional resolution, dual energy applications, and cone beam CT Special radiographic techniques, including subtraction techniques and interventional radiology New chapter on PET, with discussion of multi-modality imaging (PET/CT) Additional material on radiation doses and risks to patients New chapter covering picture archiving and communication system (PACS), teleradiology, networks, archiving, and related factors A summary of the main teaching points at the beginning of each chapter
After an introductory chapter on basic physics, the book follows the x-ray imaging process: production of x-rays, interaction with the patient, radiation measurement, the image receptor, the radiological image, and image quality assessment. It then covers more advanced x-ray techniques as well as imaging with radioactive materials. The text also focuses on radiobiology, risk and radiation protection, and imaging with non-ionising radiation. The final chapter discusses data handling in a modern, electronic radiology department.
Integrated coverage of digital radiography describes how to acquire, process, and display digital images, and explains the advantages and limitations of digital vs. conventional imaging processes.
Theory to Practice succinctly explains the application of the concept being discussed and helps you understand how to use the information in clinical practice.
Make the Connection links physics and imaging concepts to help you fully appreciate the importance of both subjects.
Math applications demonstrate how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting.
Critical Concepts further explain and emphasize key points in the chapters.
Learning features highlight important information with an outline, key terms, and objectives at the beginning of each chapter and a chapter summary at the end.
A glossary of key terms provides a handy reference.
The book is intended as a textbook for a radiation physics course in academic medical physics graduate programs as well as a reference book for candidates preparing for certification examinations in medical physics sub-specialties. It may also be of interest to many professionals, not only physicists, who in their daily occupations deal with various aspects of medical physics or radiation physics and have a need or desire to improve their understanding of radiation physics.
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Make the correct diagnosis with hundreds of MR and CT correlations.
Recognize the entire spectrum of normal variants with over 6,000 images, the largest collection available on this topic.Prepare for the pitfalls of the oral exam with an easily accessible text that's designed to help you avoid false positives.Find the most essential content more quickly with a much more compact volume that covers only the most important skeletal presentations.
The second edition of this well-received textbook continues to cover all technical aspects of diagnostic radiology, and remains an ideal companion during examination preparation and beyond. The content includes a review of basic science aspects of imaging, followed by a detailed explanation of radiological sciences, conventional x-ray image formation and other imaging techniques. The enormous technical advances in computed tomography, including multislice acquisition and 3D image reconstruction, digital imaging in the form of image plate and direct radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, colour flow imaging in ultrasound and positron radiopharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine, are all considered here. A chapter devoted to computers in radiology considers advances in radiology information systems and computer applications in image storage and communication systems. The text concludes with a series of general topics relating to diagnostic imaging.
The content has been revised and updated throughout to ensure it remains in line with the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) examination, while European and American perspectives on technology, guidelines and regulations ensure international relevance.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
A focus upon application of physics to reflect current teaching approaches
Completely revised structure, leading from science principles to applications
New chapters on CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, RNI, mammography and digital imaging
Electronic learning resources for students, hosted on EVOLVE
*Strong links between theory and practice throughout *Clear and concise text
Focus on application of physics, as well as principles
New, updated 2-colour design
New Sections - Equipment for X-ray production, The Radiographic Image and Diagnostic Imaging Technologies
Electronic learning resources for students support the text
—Melvin E. Clouse, MD, Vice Chairman Emeritus, Department ofRadiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and DeaconessProfessor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
A well-known medical physicist and author, an interventionalradiologist, and an emergency room physician with no specialtraining in radiology have collaborated to write, in the languagefamiliar to physicians, an introduction to the technology andclinical applications of medical imaging. It is intentionally briefand not overly detailed, intended to help clinicians with verylittle free time rapidly gain enough command of the criticallyimportant imaging tools of their trade to be able to discuss themconfidently with medical and technical colleagues; to explain thegeneral ideas accurately to students, nurses, and technologists;and to describe them effectively to concerned patients and lovedones. Chapter coverage includes:Introduction: Dr. Doe's HeadachesSketches of the Standard Imaging ModalitiesImage Quality and DoseCreating Subject Contrast in the Primary X-Ray ImageTwentieth-Century (Analog) Radiography and FluoroscopyRadiation Dose and Radiogenic Cancer RiskTwenty-First-Century (Digital) ImagingDigital Planar ImagingComputed TomographyNuclear Medicine (Including SPECT and PET)Diagnostic Ultrasound (Including Doppler)MRI in One Dimension and with No RelaxationMapping T1 and T2 Proton Spin Relaxation in 3DEvolving and Experimental Modalities
New to the Second EditionExtensive updates to all original chapters Coverage of state-of-the-art detector technology and computer processing used in medical imaging 11 new contributors in addition to the original team of authors Two new chapters on medical image processing and multimodality imaging More than 50 percent new examples and over 80 percent new figures Glossary of abbreviations, color insert and contents lists at the beginning of each chapter
Keeping the material accessible to graduate students, this well-illustrated book reviews the basic physics underpinning imaging in medicine. It covers the major techniques of x-radiology, computerised tomography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, in addition to infrared, electrical impedance and optical imaging. The text also describes the mathematics of medical imaging, image processing, image perception, computational requirements and multimodality imaging.
Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology has been designed to replicate a "house manual" created and used by residents in training and is a "one-stop" resource for practicing radiation oncologists, related practitioners, and radiation oncology residents entering the field.
Key Features:Offers digestible information as a learning guide for general practice Examines essential clinical questions which are answered with evidence-based data from important clinical studies Places clinical trials and data into historical context and points out relevance in current practice Provides quick reference tables on treatment options and patient selection, workup, and prognostic factors by disease site
The second edition of the classic text has been revised andextended to meet the needs of today’s practising and trainingMRI technologists who intend to sit for the American Registry ofMagnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) examination. Itprovides Q&As on topics listed in the content specificationsoffered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists(AART) and offers the user with a comprehensive review of theprinciples and applications of MRI to prepare them for theexamination.
Quickly grasp the radiology fundamentals you need to know—including basic science, image interpretation, and terminology—with the popular "programmed learning" approach, which promotes fast learning and reference.
Discern the nuances between modalitiesby comparing CT and MR images as well as traditional radiographs. View detailed clinical images covering all the image types you'll see on the boards including digital quality radiographs and an introduction of PET imaging, plus more advanced imaging such as CT and MRI than ever before.
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Reader-friendly lists, tables, and imagesmake reference quick and easy. Nearly 400 new ultrasound images show scanning technique, anatomy, and essential pathology.
Newly revised information throughouthelps you grasp essential concepts in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal procedures, and much more.
Thoroughly revised text, references, and imageskeep you up to date.
Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics, and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.
The authors have included a range of additional information new to this text. This includes a protocol for evaluating images (the "10-point plan") and a range of general advice for undertaking procedures in a professional and efficient manner. The book also includes basic information in relation to some non-imaging diagnostic tests, common medical terminology, and abbreviations. This is designed to help readers gain a better understanding of the diagnostic requirements and role of particular imaging procedures from the information presented in X-ray requests. In addition, the book discusses image evaluation, medical abbreviations, relevant normal blood values, and radiation protection.
Together with key points, this information helps the radiographer achieve the ideal image result.