Radiology in Surgical Practice

Radiology in Surgical Practice

Paperback

By (author) Susan J. Neuhaus, By (author) Peter G. Devitt, By (author) Kirsten L. Gormly

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Paperback | 348 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 20mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 8 June 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443100160
  • ISBN 13: 9780443100161
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 350 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,120,306

Product description

This book presents radiological images covering the spectrum of radiology used in general surgery including plain X-rays, contrast studies, CT, MRI and nuclear medicine studies. Images in this text have been selected specifically to illustrate key features of importance in surgical diagnosis and management. Each section has been written in conjunction with a radiologist and practicing surgeon to ensure its clinical relevance. The text is divided into two main sections. The first focuses on the various forms of imaging ranging from plain film radiography up to PET scanning and nuclear medicine. The second section is organized by a series of clinical perspectives and illustrates the application of appropriate imaging techniques to clinical problems. This book is directed to the busy practicing surgeon, particularly those outside of major tertiary referral centres. Similarly it will be invaluable to the trainee surgeon in preparation for their final qualifying examinations.

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Section I Radiological investigations . Current radiological practice . Plain radiography . Contrast studies . Computed tomography . Ultrasound . Magnetic resonance imaging . Nuclear medicine . Positron emission tomography . Interventional radiology Section II Specific clinical perspectives . Radiology in the acute abdomen . Imaging of the upper digestive tract . Imaging in hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease . Imaging in colorectal disease . Gastrointestinal fistulae . Gastrointestinal bleeding . The abdominal mass . Abdominal wall hernias . Renal and genitourinary imaging . Breast disease and imaging . Imaging in endocrine disease . Imaging in vascular disease . Management of the asymptomatic 'incidentaloma' . Screening, staging and follow-up in malignancy . In-theatre radiology . Imaging in trauma Appendix Radiation protection and patient doses in diagnostic imaging