Practical Fluoroscopy of the GI and GU Tracts
Practical Fluoroscopy of the GI and GU Tracts highlights the critical role of fluoroscopy in the diagnosis of luminal GI and GU diseases, presenting both the fundamentals and nuances for performing and interpreting all types of these examinations. The text presents detailed descriptions of the techniques for performing GI and GU fluoroscopic procedures in a logical, stepwise format. Practical tips, advice and solutions address the problems and pitfalls commonly encountered during these examinations. Clear, concise, yet comprehensive descriptions of the relevant clinical and radiographic findings and differential diagnoses also provide a focused approach for interpreting GI and GU studies. A plethora of carefully annotated figures illustrate the pertinent findings. Practical Fluoroscopy of the GI and GU Tracts is a must-have text for both radiology trainees and experienced radiologists and is an essential addition to the library of every radiology training program and the fluoroscopy suite of every radiology practice.
- Electronic book text
- 14 Jun 2012
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
- 602 b/w illus.
Table of contents
Preface; Part I. GI Tract: 1. Pharynx; 2. Examination of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum: techniques and normal anatomy; 3. Esophagus; 4. Stomach; 5. Duodenum; 6. Small intestine: normal anatomy and techniques; 7. Small intestine; 8. Colon: normal anatomy and techniques; 9. Colon; Part II. GU Tract: 10. Fluoroscopic evaluation of the bladder, urethra and urinary divisions; 11. Retrograde pyelography; Index.
'The ample number of images provided is truly a highlight and brings this already well-written text to the next level. This book is an excellent resource for practising radiologist[s] and residents alike. It provides the information needed to perform the procedures in a concise step-by-step fashion. It is concise and high-yield, making it useful as both as a primary text book as well as a reference text.' Academic Radiology 'The organization and layout of content makes it easy for you to understand, retain and recall information ... All in all, this is a great book in its field.' Nano Khilnani, Biz India
About Parvati Ramchandani
Marc S. Levine, MD, is Chief of the Gastrointestinal Radiology Section and Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and Advisory Dean at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Parvati Ramchandani, MD, is Chief of the Genitourinary Radiology Section and Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Stephen E. Rubesin, MD, is Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.