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Main description:

A number of imaging techniques, many of them complementary, are used in the investigation and treatment of disorders of the stomach and duodenum. Optimal patient treatment requires a thorough knowledge of the application of these techniques, as well as a sound understanding of pathology of the stomach and its presenting symptomatology. This well-illustrated book covers the various investigative methods in detail, discussing their advantages and disadvantages and explaining their role in specific settings. It will be of great value to both trainee and experienced radiologists, and should assist in promoting effective and judicious patient management.



Feature:

Discusses the role of all relevant imaging techniques


Explains the advantages and disadvantages of these techniques in specific disease settings


Will be of value to both experienced and trainee radiologists


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A number of imaging techniques, many of them complementary, are used in the investigation and treatment of disorders of the stomach and duodenum. Optimal patient treatment requires a thorough knowledge of the application of these techniques, as well as a sound understanding of pathology of the stomach and its presenting symptomatology. This well-illustrated book covers the various investigative methods in detail, discussing their advantages and disadvantages and explaining their role in specific settings. It will be of great value to both trainee and experienced radiologists, and should assist in promoting effective and judicious patient management.



Contents:

Introduction and Clinical Overview.- Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation.- Endoscopy of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract.- Problems and Pitfalls of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Is There still a Role for Barium Meal?.- Conventional Radiology of the Stomach and Duodenum.- CT and Multislice CT of the Stomach.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Stomach.- Endoscopic Ultrasound.- CT of the Duodenum.- Radionuclide Imaging of the Stomach.- Radiological Intervention in the Stomach and Duodenum .- The Acute Stomach and Duodenum.- The Post-Operative Stomach and Duodenum.- Angiography of the Stomachand Duodenum.- Subject Index.- List of Contributors.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783540424628
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: November, 2007
Pages: 262
Weight: 804g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Alan Freeman qualified London, radiology training London. Consultant Radiologist Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge.



Special interest gastro intestinal radiology. Author articles/chapters on gastro intestinal Radiology. Founder member and now Secretary and Treasurer of ESGAR

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"This book extensively covers endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound of the stomach and duodenum. Numerous illustrations of both endoscopic views and endoscopic ultrasound are included. … The book is aimed at practicing radiologists or endoscopists to show the advantages and disadvantages of various techniques of examining the upper GI tract. The authors, well known gastrointestinal radiologists, do an excellent job of reviewing different modalities. … The excellent demonstrations of these are in a format that will help radiologists, endoscopists, and surgeons understand the illustrations." (Michael A Sullivan, Doody's Review Service, February, 2008)

"This books covers in detail all aspects of the stomach and duodenum. … The specific value of this book is enhanced by the inclusion of clinically orientated chapters, which complement the previously mentioned chapters on technical modalities. … Overall, this book offers both excellent content and excellent images regarding the challenging field of CT imaging of the duodenum. I highly recommend it to everyone." (A. J. Aschoff, MDCT, March, 2009)

"Radiology of the Stomach and Duodenum aims to ‘provide useful and informative reading for any radiologist with an interest in the stomach and duodenum.’ … As noted in the book’s foreword, the intended audience includes … ‘gastroenterologists and abdominal surgeons, who want to update their knowledge and abilities on the actual value of radiological imaging for patients with stomach or duodenal disorders.’ … The book is well organized and is written clearly and succinctly. … will be a useful reference for its target audience." (Philip Goodman, Radiology, Vol. 253 (1), October, 2009)