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.

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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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Jan 102017
 

3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography: A Practical Guide


By (author): Veronika Gazhonova

This book introduces an exciting new method for breast ultrasound diagnostics – automated whole-breast volume scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning technique is described in detail, with guidance on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings are then illustrated and discussed for normal breast variants, the different forms of breast cancer, fibroadenomas, cystic disease, benign and malignant male breast disorders, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. In order to aid appreciation of the benefits of 3D ABVS, comparisons with findings on X-ray mammography and conventional 2D hand-held US are presented. Readers will be especially impressed by the convincing demonstration of the advantages of the new method for diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense glandular tissue. In enabling readers to learn how to perform and interpret 3D ABVS, this book will be of great value for all who are embarking on its use. It will also serve as a welcome reference for radiologists, oncologists, and ultrasonographers who already have some familiarity with the technique.

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Jan 082017
 

On Call Radiology


By (author): Gareth Lewis, Sachin Modi, Hiten Patel, Shahid Hussain

On-Call Radiology presents case discussions on the most common and important clinical emergencies and their corresponding imaging findings encountered on-call. Cases are divided into thoracic, gastrointestinal and genitourinary, neurological and non-traumatic spinal, paediatric, trauma, interventional and vascular imaging. Iatrogenic complications are also discussed.

Each case is presented as a realistic clinical scenario and includes a clinical history and request for imaging. Multi-modality imaging examples and a case discussion on the diagnosis and basic management, with emphasis on important radiological findings, are also presented.

This book combines a case-based discussion format with practical advice on imaging decision making in the acute setting. It also offers guidance on radiology report writing and techniques, with a focus on relevant positive and negative findings to pass on to referring clinicians. On-call Radiology offers invaluable knowledge and practical tips for any on-call radiologist.

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Jan 082017
 

Handbook for Clinical Trials of Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions


By (author): Nancy A. Obuchowski, G. Scott Gazelle

Handbook for Clinical Trials of Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions is the first single-source, multi-disciplinary reference, based on the didactic sessions presented at the annual ‘Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop’ for radiologists, radiation oncologists and imaging scientists (sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)). It focuses on educating radiologists, radiation oncologists and those involved in imaging research with how to design and conduct clinical trials to evaluate imaging technology and imaging biomarkers.

The internationally renowned contributors take a broad approach, starting with principles of technology assessment, and then move into specific topics covering the clinical trials of therapy and clinical research in imaging guided interventions including radiotherapy. They discuss the use of imaging as a predictor of therapeutic response, screening trial design, and the practicalities of how to run an efficient clinical trial and good working practices. Later chapters provide a comprehensive array of quantitative methods including: an introduction to statistical considerations in study design, biostatistical analysis methods and their role in clinical imaging research, methods for quantitative imaging biomarker studies, and an introduction to cost effectiveness analysis.

Handbook for Clinical Trials of Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions will educate and prepare radiologists at all levels and in all capacities in planning and conducting clinical imaging trials.

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Jan 042017
 

Super-Resolution Imaging in Biomedicine (Series in Cellular and Clinical Imaging)


This book encompasses the full breadth of the super-resolution imaging field, representing modern techniques that exceed the traditional diffraction limit, thereby opening up new applications in biomedicine. It shows readers how to use the new tools to increase resolution in sub-nanometer-scale images of living cells and tissue, which leads to new information about molecules, pathways and dynamics. The book highlights the advantages and disadvantages of the techniques, and gives state-of-the-art examples of applications using microscopes currently available on the market. It covers key techniques such as stimulated emission depletion (STED), structured illumination microscopy (SSIM), photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), and stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM). It will be a useful reference for biomedical researchers who want to work with super-resolution imaging, learn the proper technique for their application, and simultaneously obtain a solid footing in other techniques.

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Jan 042017
 

Artifacts in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound: Grayscale Artifacts


By (author): Martin Necas

This book is written for sonographers, sonologists, other ultrasound practitioners and students of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The book provides a detailed and clinician-focused overview of the main grayscale artifacts with accompanying descriptions, diagrams, strategies for artifact avoidance and countless examples of clinical images. This book represents the largest collection of ultrasound artifact images ever assembled in a single volume.
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Jan 042017
 

Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider: Practical Radiograph Interpretation


By (author): Theresa M. Campo DNP FNP-C ENP-BC FAANP

The only text to integrate the basics of radiology, characteristics and differences of testing modalities, and interpretation skills

This unique book fills a void in radiology interpretation texts by encompassing the foundational tools and concepts of the full range of medical imaging, including radiology, the basics of interpretation of plain radiographs, comparison with other testing modalities, the rationale for selecting the first diagnostic step, and exploration and interpretation of chest, abdomen, extremity, and spinal radiographs. A concise, easy-to-use reference, it includes written descriptions enhanced with figures, tables, and actual patient films to demonstrate concepts, and discusses?in easily accessible language?differences in testing modalities. The text also features a step-by-step guide to interpretation of radiographs.

This resource describes and compares available diagnostic modalities, including plain radiograph, CT scan, nuclear imaging, MRI, and ultrasound. It discusses pediatric considerations and includes separate chapters for the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, and the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. The book will be an asset to nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in all emergency, urgent, intensive, and primary care settings. It will also benefit medical students and graduate students in acute care, family, adult/gerontology, and emergency nurse practitioner programs, as well as emergency/trauma clinical nurse specialists, and hospitalists and intensivist nurse practitioners.

Key Features:

  • Integrates the basics of radiology, CT scans, nuclear imaging, MRIs, and ultrasound, their characteristics and differences among testing modalities, and basic step-by-step interpretation skills
  • Relevant to a wide range of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other mid-level providers in multiple settings
  • Includes a step-by-step guide to the interpretation of the radiographs
  • Delivers an easy-to-understand approach to selecting diagnostic imaging tests
  • Presents actual images and figures to demonstrate concepts
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Dec 312016
 

Endoscopic Ultrasonography


Features: Used Book in Good Condition

Want to learn how to use EUS in the treatment of pancreatic cysts?

Need a refresher on how to perform EUS fine needle aspiration?

This is the book for you!

There have been dramatic changes since endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) was first introduced 30 years ago. Advances in technology have meant that as well as being used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders, EUS is now an accepted therapeutic modality. This second edition covers these exciting changes with new chapters on the emerging field of therapeutic EUS.

The book provides a technical how-to approach to learning this advanced endoscopic procedure. The authors guide you, step-by-step, through the fundamentals of EUS with instructions on:

  • the instruments involved
  • sedation procedures
  • how EUS should be performed

Each chapter discusses a specific aspect of EUS as it relates to a particular gastrointestinal disorder or organ system. Drawing on the vast experience of the authors, this definitive volume contains clear and practical guidance on the state of the art in EUS practice today.

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