Dec 292016
 

Medical Imaging Based on Magnetic Fields and Ultrasounds (Digital Signal and Image Processing)


This book describes the different principles and equipment used in medical imaging. The importance of medical imaging for diagnostics is rapidly increasing. A good working knowledge of all the different possible physical principles involved in medical imaging is now imperative. This book covers many of these principles including matter photon interactions, the principles of detectors, detectors and information processing for radiology, X-ray tomography, positron tomography, single photon tomography and optical tomography.

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Dec 292016
 

Get Through First FRCR: Questions for the Anatomy Module


By (author): Grant Mair, Andrew Baird, Judith Anderson, Gordon Findlater

Completely up to date with the latest exam changes, Get Through First FRCR: Questions for the Anatomy Module offers a valuable insight into the new anatomy exam. 170 high quality practice cases, each containing 5 question stems, are presented according to syllabus topics, accurately reflecting the content, style and level of difficulty of the actual examination questions.

Anatomical images are included from all modalities commonly used in current radiological practice (plain x-rays, CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine). Each case is supported by full explanatory answers, providing appropriate anatomy knowledge and relevant radiological learning points for the candidate.

Featuring a wealth of practice questions plus one full mock examination, this book has been designed for candidates to assess their knowledge, identify topics that require further study and to build up confidence in preparation for the exam day.

Written by Specialty Trainees in Radiology, Get Through First FRCR: Questions for the Anatomy Moduleis the essential revision tool for all First FRCR candidates preparing for the newly revised examination.

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Dec 282016
 

Atlas of Head and Neck Imaging: The Extracranial Head and Neck


By (author): Suresh Kumar Mukherji, Vincent Chong

Designed for easy use at the PACS station of viewbox, here is your right-hand tool and pictorial guide for locating, identifying, and accurately diagnosing lesions of the extracranial head and neck. This beautifully produced atlas employs the spaces concept of analysis, which helps radiologists directly visualize complex head and neck anatomy and pathology.

With hundreds of high quality illustrations, this book makes the identification and localization of complex neck masses relatively simple. This book provides CT and MR examples for more than 200 different diseases of the suprahyoid and infrahyoid neck, as well as clear and concise information on the epidemiology, clinical findings, pathology, and treatment guidelines for each disease.

Each space within the head and neck has its own separate section, with examples of the common pathology that arises in this area. A standard format consisting of Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, Pathology, Treatment, and Imaging Findings, allows quick and efficient access to well-structured subjects. This uniform organization streamlines research for radiologists at any level of training.

Although well over 200 pathologies are included within this remarkable text, Atlas of Head and Neck Imaging focuses primarily on the suprahyoid and infrahyoid neck, providing exceptionally detailed information on the most challenging aspects of this field.

Radiologists and radiation oncologists will find this visual text ideal as a quick anatomic reference and diagnostic tool. Radiology residents preparing for board exams and neuroradiology fellows and staff studying for the CAQ exam will also benefit from the wealth of information.

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Dec 282016
 

Atlas of Emergency Radiology: Vascular System, Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis, and Reproductive System


By (author): Rita Agarwala

This book presents a vast collection of radiologic images of cases seen in a very busy emergency room. It encompasses common and very unusual pathology and every imaging modality. The book is divided into four parts on pathology of the vascular system, chest, abdomen and pelvis and reproductive organs. Images obtained with the modalities that best depict the abnormality in question are presented, with marking of the salient pathology and explanation of the abnormal imaging features in concise captions. Whenever possible, differential diagnosis is covered using further images and guidance is also provided on selection of additional modalities to confirm the diagnosis. The book will help residents to analyze different diseases and relate pathophysiology to imaging and assist students in appreciating what is abnormal. It will be a useful guide for the busy practicing radiologist and aid clinicians in understanding the complexity of these cases and delivering better focused treatment.p>

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Dec 272016
 

Emergency Cross-sectional Radiology (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback))


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By (author): Dr Daniel Y. F. Chung, Dipanjali Mondal, Erskine J. Holmes, Dr Rakesh Misra

Cross-sectional imaging plays an ever-increasing role in the management of the acutely ill patient. There is 24/7 demand for radiologists at all levels of training to interpret complex scans, and alongside this an increased expectation that the requesting physician should be able to recognise important cross-sectional anatomy and pathology in order to expedite patient management. Emergency Cross-Sectional Radiology addresses both these expectations. Part I demystifies cross-sectional imaging techniques. Part II describes a wide range of emergency conditions in an easy-to-read bullet point format. High quality images reinforce the findings, making this an invaluable rapid reference in everyday clinical practice. Emergency Cross-Sectional Radiology is a practical aide-memoire for emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, acute care physicians and radiologists in everyday reporting or emergency on-call environments.
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Dec 262016
 

Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology – 4 Volume Set (Brant, Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology)


By (author): William E Brant MD, Clyde Helms MD

This fully revised edition of Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiologyconveys the essential knowledge needed to understand the clinical application of imaging technologies. An ideal tool for all radiology residents and students, it covers all subspecialty areas and current imaging modalities as utilized in neuroradiology, chest, breast, abdominal, musculoskeletal imaging, ultrasound, pediatric imaging, interventional techniques and nuclear radiology. New and expanded topics in this edition include use of diffustion-weighted MR, new contrast agents, breast MR, and current guidelines for biopsy and intervention.  Many new images, expanded content, and full-color throughout make the fourth edition of this classic text a comprehensive review that is ideal as a first reader for beginning residents, a reference during rotations, and a vital resource when preparing for the American Board of Radiology examinations.

More than just a book, the fourth edition is a complete print and online package.  Readers will also have access to fully searchable content from the book, a downloadable image bank containing all images from the text, and study guides for each chapter that outline the key points for every image and table in an accessible format—ideal for study and review.

This is the 4 volume set.

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Dec 242016
 

Text-Atlas of Skeletal Age Determination: MRI of the Hand and Wrist in Children (Current Clinical Imaging)


By (author): Ernesto Tomei, Richard C. Semelka, Daniel Nissman

The first complete textbook and atlas of the vitally important technique of bone age assessment utilizing MRI for children’s hand and wrist

This latest volume in the growing Wiley Current Clinical Imaging series is a must-have resource that collects, in a single volume, all that is currently known and applicable about the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the assessment of bone age.

Presented in two parts, Text-Atlas of Skeletal Age Determination: MRI of the Hand and Wrist in Children first focuses on the anatomic, social, and legal aspects of bone age, providing a concise overview of the use of bone age determination in medical, legal, and social systems.??It then covers the clinical use and application of MRI in assessing bone age. The book offers complete chapter coverage on endocrinology, puberty, and disorders of pubertal development; bone marrow maturation in healthy and diseased states; growth failure and pediatric inflammatory bowel disease; skeletal findings in neurometabolic disease, genetic disease, and pediatric oncology patients; and much more.

Text-Atlas of Skeletal Age Determination provides:

  • A comprehensive review of the medical, legal, and social aspects of bone age assessment
  • An in-depth discussion of MRI as an alternative to the traditional ionizing radiation-based radiographic techniques for the assessment of bone age
  • Complete guidelines for clinical application of these MRI-based techniques
  • “Recipes” for replicating these techniques and applications for diverse patient populations
  • Cutting-edge information prepared and presented by an international team of experts
  • A superb collection of beautifully reproduced, high-quality images

This is an ideal book for radiologists, pediatricians, family physicians, endocrinologists, and sports medicine physicians interested in skeletal development and bone age assessment.

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Dec 222016
 

Handbook of MRI Technique


By (author): Catherine Westbrook

Now entering its fourth edition, the market-leading Handbook of MRI Technique has been fully revised and updated to incorporate new technologies and developments essential to good practice. Written specifically for technologists and highly illustrated, it guides the uninitiated through scanning techniques and helps more experienced technologists to improve image quality.

The first part of the book considers the main aspects of theory that relate to scanning and also includes practical tips on gating, equipment use, patient care and safety, and information on contrast media. The second half provides step-by-step instruction for examining each anatomical area, beginning with a basic anatomy section followed by sections on indications, patient positioning, equipment, artefacts and tips on optimizing image quality.

  • Written by an international team of technologists from the United States, United Kingdom and Europe
  • Suitable for users for all types of MRI systems
  • Now includes key points throughout for quick reference
  • Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/westbrook/mritechnique with self-assessment and image flashcards

Handbook of MRI Technique continues to be the ideal support both for radiographers new to MRI and for regular users looking for information on alternative techniques and suggestions on protocol modifications.

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Dec 212016
 

Radiation Oncology Primer and Review: Essential Concepts and Protocols


By (author): George Rodrigues MD FRCPC MSc, Vikram Velker MD, Lara Best MD

Radiation Oncology Primer and Review describes the fundamental concepts, nomenclature and definitions of the field of radiation oncology that every trainee or practitioner needs to know. Divided into three sections, Radiation Oncology Primer and Review covers basic science, clinical science, and technical and planning issues to give the trainee a full overview of the core knowledge base of the field.

Co-written by a former radiation oncology residency program director and a team of radiation oncology residents, the book is organized in concise sections and is amply illustrated to highlight key points and help the reader understand and retain major concepts. Treatment approaches consistent with published clinical trial protocols that define control/standard of care/consensus radiation treatment are included. In addition to serving as a primary introduction to the field, the book also offers a short review of fundamental concepts for the senior resident prior to written or oral examinations, and is a useful resource for the radiation oncology educator to develop teaching plans and quizzes. Chapter organization is based on the International Atomic Energy Agency Syllabus for the Education and Training of Radiation Oncologists, the syllabus endorsed by both the American Society for Radiation Oncology and the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

Radiation Oncology Primer and Review:

  • Integrates basic science, clinical science and technical concepts to provide the trainee with a complete introduction to the field of radiation oncology
  • Is consistent with accepted training syllabus for radiation oncology professionals
  • Offers a concise presentation with illustrations highlighting key poiints
  • Provides key points for study and reviews
  • Includes treatment approaches consistent with published clinical trial protocols that define control/standard of care/consensus radiation treatment
  • Is a valuable review resource for board review

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Dec 182016
 

Practical Vascular Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide


By (author): Kenneth Myers, Amy May Clough

Ultrasound is used to demonstrate and classify numerous vascular diseases and provides a firm basis for deciding the most appropriate interventional treatment. Practical Vascular Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide delivers a hands-on, practical approach to the diagnosis of vascular disease.

Providing an overview of performing vascular ultrasounds, the physiology of blood flow, and vascular pathology, the book explores the various vascular conditions most investigated through ultrasound. Conditions covered range from extracranial cerebrovascular arterial diseases to chronic venous disease in the lower limbs. For each disorder, the authors discuss:

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology
  • Clinical presentations
  • Differential diagnosis
  • What doctors need to know for each condition
  • Normal findings and criteria for disease as seen by ultrasound
  • Comprehensive protocols for scanning
  • Ultrasound images and observations that should be collected for best practice reporting

The authors also discuss interventional vascular ultrasound procedures. Using easy-to-read, point-form text, this concise text is enhanced with high-resolution ultrasound images and clear line diagrams. Itprovides a consistent, comprehensive, and professional approach to vascular ultrasound.

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