Fundamentals of Chest Radiology

Fundamentals of Chest Radiology
This best-selling volume is your perfect introduction to chest radiology. You’ll learn the basics of all the latest imaging technologies: MRI, high-resolution CT, multi-detector CT, and PET as well as traditional X-rays. A uniform, consistent presentation makes the material easy to master. Digital-quality illustrations, concise text, and many helpful algorithms and tables make it simple to find the information you need quickly. Each chapter has a “Pearls for Clinicians” section that gives you expert guidance for common clinical problems. Key Features Discusses all the latest state-of-the-art technologies such as MRI, high-resolution CT, multi-detector CT, and PET. Includes “Pearls for Clinicians” in each chapter. Presents algorithms with precise instructions for clinical problems. Contains many helpful tables, which categorize and list causes of many common conditions, such as lung obstructions. New to this Edition Features new information on: cardiovascular disease traumatic and toxic lung disease pneumoconiosis immunologic and proliferative lung disease recognizing normal variants and artifacts ? Contains fifty percent new images, with digital-quality resolution. Table of Contents 1. The Basics 2. Normal Variants and Artifacts 3. Large Airway Disease 4. Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 5. Lung Parenchyma: Basic Terminology 6. Pnemoconioses, Immunologic and Proliferative Lung Disease Diffuse Infiltrative Lung Disease 7. Infectious Lung Disease 8. Traumatic and Toxic Lung Disease 9. Pulmonary Nodules and Neoplasms 10. Pulmonary Vascular Lung Disease 11. Pleura and Diaphragm 12. Cardiovascular Disease 13. Hilum and Mediastinum 14. Chest Wall
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