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Emergency Radiology
Imaging and Intervention
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Why write a book on emergency radiology? In many coun- decline. There is an increasing trend towards the use of tries, hospital emergency departments have become a MDCT to evaluate traumatic injuries and non-traumatic major part of the healthcare safety net. In the last decade emergencies. The use of workstations for reporting and for economically-driven structural changes in health care further image reconstruction becomes standard practice. delivery have caused a dramatic increase in emergency On the occasion of the European Congress of Radiology department visits. In response to capacity and staffing (ECR) 2003 and 2004 a Categorical Course on “Emergency pressures, hospitals are developing and implementing a Radiology”has been organized to assess current devel- variety of strategies designed to improve patient flow and ments and concepts in this rapidly growing field. reduce overcrowding in the emergency department. Numerous radiologists,all outstanding and international- Several factors are considered critical for success, such as ly renowned experts in their field,have made superb c- having the right multidisciplinary teams in place and opti- tributions in an ECR syllabus. These authors have now mizing the use of imaging tests. For a critical care physi- made a second effort and updated their contributions for cian it is paramount to obtain the images quickly and for this book. The chapters in the book mirror the topics p- them to be interpreted accurately. sented in the ECR course, encompassing imaging ap- To accomplish this, the emergency radiology division proaches as well as interventional aspects.


Feature:

Comprehensive review from head to toe


Well defined diagostic strategies


Written by leading experts


Imaging and intervention in traumatic and non-traumatic, acute and life-thereatening conditions of modern medicine


Encompasses imaging approaches as well as interventional aspects


Contents:

Emergency Radiology: Role of Imaging: Role of Imaging in the Management of the Polytrauma Victim.- Role of 3D Imgaging in the Emergency Room.Traumatic Injuries: Imaging and Intervention: Radiological Hemostatic Intervention at Admission.-Imaging and Intervention in Post-Traumatic Complications (Delayed Intervention).- Imaging of Head Injuries.- Imaging of Facial Injuries,- Imaging of Spinal Injuries.- Imaging of Thoracic Injuries,- Vascular Injuries of the Thorax: Multi-Detector Row CT and 3D Imaging.- Imaging of Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries.-Imaging and Intervention of Large Arterial Trauma.- Imaging of Pelvic Fractures.-Imaging of Peripheral Musculoskeletal Injuries.-Non-Traumatic Neurologic Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention: Imaging of Cerebral Ischemia.-Neuroradiological Emergency Inteventions.- Non-Traumatic Thoracic Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention: Acute Abdominal pain: Diagnostic Strategies.- Imaging of Acute Intestinal Obstruction.- Imaging and Intervention in Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Ischemia.-Imaging and Intervention in Sepsis.-Imaging and Intevention in Acute Biliary Conditions.-Imaging and Interbention in Acute Pancreatic Conditions.-Imaging and Intervention in Acute Urinary Conditions.- Non-Traumatic Vascular Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention: Imaging and Intervention in Acute Arterial Conditions.- Imaging and Intervention in Acute Venous Occlusion.- Management of Occluded Hemodialysis Shunts and Venous Access.- Imaging Pediatric Emergencies: Neurological Emergencies.- Thoracic Emergencies.-Non-Traumatic Abdominal Emergencies.


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ISBN-13: 9783540689089
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: November, 2006
Pages: 668

Subcategories: Radiology