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Diseases of the Heart, Chest & Breast
Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Techniques
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Written by internationally renowned experts, this is a collection of chapters dealing with imaging diagnosis and interventional therapies in abdominal and pelvic disease. The different topics are disease-oriented and encompass all the relevant imaging modalities including X-ray technology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and magnetic resonance, as well as image-guided interventional techniques.


Written by internationally renowned experts

Presents a comprehensive review of current knowledge in imaging of the heart and chest

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This book deals with imaging of diseases of heart, chest and breast. These fields have substantially advanced during the last few years, driven by both clinical developments and advances in imaging technology. The authors contributing to the volume are internationally renowned experts in their field; their chapters are disease-oriented and cover all the relevant imaging modalities, including standard radiography, CT, nuclear medicine with PET, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, as well as imaging-guided interventions.

As a result, this book presents a comprehensive review of current knowledge in imaging of the heart and chest , as well as thoracic interventions and a selection of "hot topics" of breast imaging. It will be particularly relevant for residents in radiology, but also very useful for experienced radiologists and clinicians specializing in thoracic disease and wishing to update their knowledge of this rapidly developing field.


Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer. Computed Tomography of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules. CT Diagnosis and Management of Focal Lung Disease: Small Pulmonary Nodules. Plain-Film and CT Evaluation of the Adult Mediastinum and Hilum: Pitfalls vs. Disease. Current Approaches to Assessing Chronic and Acute Airway Diseases. Current Approaches to Imaging Acute and Chronic Airway Disease. Volumetric Computed Tomography of the Tracheobronchial Tree. CT Evaluation of the Pediatric Chest in Routine Practice. Imaging of the Newborn Chest. The Pulmonary Vessels: A Modern Approach. Imaging of Pulmonary Infections. Thoracic Imaging in the Intensive Care Unit. Imaging Chest Trauma. A Systematic Approach to X-Ray Analysis. A Systematic Approach to Chest X-Ray Analysis. High-Resolution CT in Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease. Diseases of the Chest Wall, Pleura, and Diaphragm. Chest Manifestations of Systemic Diseases. Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases. Clinical 3D and 4D Imaging of the Thoracic Aorta. Clinical Applications of 3D CT Imaging in Thoracic Pathology. Cardiac and Pericardiac Imaging for the Chest Radiologist. Applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cardiac Disease. Magnetic Resonance of the Heart. CT and CT Nuclear Imaging of the Heart. Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease I. Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease II. Interventional Techniques in the Thorax of Adults. Interventional Techniques in the Adult Thorax. Imaging Breast Disease: Mammography and Breast Ultrasound. Ancillary Imaging Techniques and Minimally Invasive Procedures in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Pediatric Satellite Course 'Kangaroo' Postnatal Imaging of Bronchopulmonary and Mediastinal Malformations. The Pediatric Airway. Acute Chest Infections in Children. Vascular Malformations of the Pediatric Chest.


ISBN-13: 9788847006331
Publisher: Springer (Springer Milan)
Publication date: March, 2007
Pages: 232

Subcategories: Radiology