Feb 102017
 

The Medical Student’s Guide to the Plain Chest Film


By (author): Edwin Donnelly

This book is designed to provide the medical student a simple yet systemized approach to interpreting the plain chest radiograph. The book teaches the normal anatomy as well as a systematic approach that can (and should) be used to evaluate every chest film. Full-color volume-rendered computed tomography (CT) images are used to help the student understand the anatomy.
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Feb 062017
 

Pleural Ultrasound for Clinicians: A Text and E-book


With a large volume of ultrasound images and teaching videos, Pleural Ultrasound for Clinicians: A Text and E-book is a print and interactive digital resource that provides practical guidance for all those undertaking pleural ultrasound investigations and procedures. With clear, precise instructions for clinical practice, it will help clinicians:

  • Recognise normal anatomy as well as common pleural pathologies
  • Perfect techniques for ultrasound-guided pleural procedures
  • Learn how to choose the correct ultrasound equipment for their department
  • Test their knowledge through the self-assessment and revision sections
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Feb 052017
 

Practical Bedside Echocardiography Cases


By (author): Daniel M. Shindler

A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC IMAGING ENHANCED BY HUNDREDS OF ONLINE ANIMATIONS VIEWABLE ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE

EIGHTEEN CHAPTERS COVERS EVERY IMPORTANT CARDIAC DISEASE AND ABNORMALITY

Echocardiographic imaging has become essential to the proper diagnosis of every type of cardiac disease and disorder, and there is no more efficient or innovative way to learn the proper use of cardiac ultrasound in clinical practice than Practical Bedside Echocardiography Cases. This powerful combination text and online video collection delivers coverage of every major cardiac topic and abnormality.

There are eighteen chapters that include questions followed by detailed discussion that answers the question, as well as illustrations and text supplemented by animations that can be opened with a QR code reader using a smartphone or a tablet with Internet access. An index of all videos and direct links to them online are also included. Multiple variations on a topic are often included to illustrate the full spectrum of the abnormality being discussed. Bedside findings and the electrocardiogram, an integral part of the practice of echocardiography, are incorporated into the discussion whenever possible.

Numerous references are provided, with a strong emphasis on freely available full-text articles. These are identified by an open book icon indicating they are readable as PDFs. Other references point you to full-text cardiac physical diagnosis articles that will prove valuable at the bedside; some are annotated to further explain their value, and others were chosen for the comprehensive illustration of cardiac pathology as it relates to echocardiographic imaging. The book also includes references to classic echocardiography articles. Practical Bedside Echocardiography Cases will prove invaluable to medical students, cardiovascular practitioners at all levels of training, cardiac sonographers, and for users of hand-held, bedside, point-of-care ultrasound devices.

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Jan 302017
 

Atlas of PET/MR Imaging in Oncology


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This new project on PET-MR imaging in oncology includes digital interactive software matching the cases in the book. The interactive version of the atlas is based on the latest web standard, HTML5, ensuring compatibility with any computer operating system as well as a dedicated version for Apple iPad.

The book opens with an introduction to the principles of hybrid imaging that pays particular attention to PET/MR imaging and standard PET/MR acquisition protocols. A wide range of illustrated clinical case reports are then presented. Each case study includes a short clinical history, findings, and teaching points, followed by illustrations, legends, and comments.

The multimedia version of the book includes dynamic movies that allow the reader to browse through series of rotating 3D images (MIP or volume rendered), display blending between PET and MR, and dynamic visualization of 3D image volumes. The movies can be played either continuously or sequentially for better exploration of sets of images.

The editors of this state-of-the-art publication are key opinion leaders in the field of multimodality imaging. Professor Osman Ratib (Geneva) and Professor Markus Schwaiger (Munich) were the first in Europe to initiate the clinical adoption of PET/MR imaging. Professor Thomas Beyer (Zurich) is an internationally renowned pioneering physicist in the field of hybrid imaging. Individual clinical cases presented in this book are co-authored by leading international radiologists and nuclear physicians experts in the use of PET and MRI.

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Jan 302017
 

MRI in Epilepsy (Medical Radiology)


MRI can play an important role in identifying and localizing epileptogenic foci. This book aims to provide the clinical and imaging information required in order to decide whether an MRI scan is appropriate and whether it is likely to be sufficient to detect a lesion. The first part of the book presents background information on epilepsy patients and explains how to perform an MRI examination. Detailed attention is paid to functional MRI and post-processing, and the examination of subcategories of patients is also discussed. The second part of the book then documents the MRI findings obtained in the full range of epileptogenic lesions with the aid of high-quality images. Throughout, emphasis is placed on guiding the reader in the correct interpretation of the imaging findings. Both radiologists and referring physicians will find this book to be an indispensable guide to the optimal use of MRI in epilepsy.

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Jan 232017
 

Quantitative Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging for the Assessment of Vascular Parameters (PoliTO Springer Series)


By (author): Kristen M. Meiburger

This book describes the development of quantitative techniques for ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging in the assessment of architectural and vascular parameters. It presents morphological vascular research based on the development of quantitative imaging techniques for the use of clinical B-mode ultrasound images, and preclinical architectural vascular investigations on quantitative imaging techniques for ultrasounds and photoacoustics.

The book is divided into two main parts, the first of which focuses on the development and validation of quantitative techniques for the assessment of vascular morphological parameters that can be extracted from B-mode ultrasound longitudinal images of the common carotid artery. In turn, the second part highlights quantitative imaging techniques for assessing the architectural parameters of vasculature that can be extracted from 3D volumes, using both contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) imaging and photoacoustic imaging without the addition of any contrast agent.

Sharing and summarizing the outcomes of this important research, the book will be of interest to a broad range of researchers and practitioners in the fields of medical imaging and biomedical engineering.

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Jan 222017
 

Therapeutic Embolization


By (author): Kiron Varghese, Srilakshmi Adhyapak

This book cites several clinical indications for embolization. Embolization is a safe and effective therapy for intra visceral bleeding, closure of arterio-venous malformations, non-surgical nephrectomy and splenectomy. It is especially useful in patients with several critical co-morbid medical conditions which preclude radical surgeries. It is organ preserving, with limited complications. 

In the text, the procedural details are described in each clinical situation. The materials used for the procedure are also be described. The procedural pitfalls and complications are detailed in addition to precautions to be taken during the procedure.

This will serve as a reference guide for cardiologists and vascular radiologists. 

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Jan 112017
 

Neuroradiology: The Essentials with MR and CT


By (author): Val M. Runge, Antonios Valavanis

The authors, Drs. Runge, Smoker, and Valvanis, have
done a superb job in concentrating the breath of clinical neuroradiology into a
manageable book, which may easily be read in 1 or 2 fortnights.

Neuroradiology: The EssentialsWith MR and CT should be a favorite both for
boards study as well as to be kept close at hand in the reading room. I
enthusiastically recommend this textbook to all residents, neuroradiology
fellows, and general diagnostic radiologists. —
 
Investigative Radiology


Neuroradiology is a core clinical resource that clearly illustrates and
describes MR and CT images of the brain, head and neck, and spine. The text
distills the essential aspects of neuroradiology and contains in-depth
discussions of imaging findings. Written from a clinical radiology perspective,
the content of this book draws on the personal experience of the authors, all of
whom are leading experts in neuroradiology.

Key
Features:

  • More than 1000 high-quality MR and CT images representing
    the full range of diseases encountered in everyday practice
  • Online
    access to a wealth of image sets on Thieme’s Media Center
  • Covers
    common and critical MR and CT diagnosed pathologies in
    neuroradiology
  • Contains clear, concise explanations of MR physics and
    imaging findings in clinical neuroradiology

This excellent clinical reference
helps busy radiologists and neuroradiologists, as well as residents and fellows
in these specialties, tackle challenging cases they face on a day-to-day basis
and enables them to properly diagnose the common, important pathologies
encountered in their patients.

Medlantis gives you direct access to Thieme
eRadiology

, a treasure trove of reference material on diagnostic and
interventional radiology. For a free trial, go to: href=”http://thieme.medlantis.org/trial”>http://thieme.medlantis.org/trial

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Jan 102017
 

Abdominal-Pelvic MRI


This fourth edition of Abdominal-Pelvic MRI provides the reader with a significant update on earlier works. Modern diagnostic MRI relies on the practitioner’s ability to distinguish between diseases through pattern recognition and experience, and this landmark reference provides the most complete coverage of magnetic resonance imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with particular emphasis on illustrating benign, malignant and inflammatory lesions

  • An established best-seller in this field updated with multiple brand new case figures supplying the reader with high quality examples of diagnoses and anatomy
  • Includes discussion of  new sequences, such as diffusion-weighted imaging and a new chapter on MR/PET 
  • Describes techniques and tips for controlling motion, including radial acquisition and shorter breath hold acquisition using techniques of multigradient parallel imaging in order to achieve high quality images 
  • Offers practice advice and recommendations for contrast agents taking into account patient safety, efficacy, and cost 
  • Accompanying digital edition offers rapid search and easy figure download
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Jan 102017
 

Design and Applications of Nanoparticles in Biomedical Imaging


This book covers the most recent advances in using nanoparticles for biomedical imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic particle imaging (MPI), nuclear medicine, ultrasound (US) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and optical imaging. Topics include nanoparticles for MRI and MPI, siRNA delivery, theranostic nanoparticles for PET imaging of drug delivery, US nanoparticles for imaging drug delivery, inorganic nanoparticles for targeted CT imaging, and quantum dots for optical imaging. This book serves as a valuable resource for the fundamental science of diagnostic nanoparticles and their interactions with biological targets, providing a practical handbook for improved detection of disease and its clinical implementation.

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