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Imaging of Diseases of the Chest [electronic resource]

David M. Hansell ... [and others]
EBook; Book; Online
[Edinburgh?] : Mosby, 2010.
5th ed. / David M. Hansell ... [et al.]
9780723436676, 0723436673, 9780723434962, 0723434964
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This is the ideal resource for all those requiring an authoritative and up-to-date review of imaging appearances of diseases of the lung, pleura and mediastinum. Chest radiography and CT are integrated with other imaging techniques, including MRI and PET, where appropriate. The clinical and pathologic features of different diseases are provided in varying degrees of detail with more in depth coverage given to rarer and less well understood conditions. A single volume, comprehensive reference text on chest radiology. Provides in a single resource all of the information a generalist in diagnostic radiology needs to know. Concisely and clearly written by a team of 4 internationally recognized authors. Avoids the inconsistency, repetition, and unevenness of coverage that is inherent in multi-contributed books. Multimodality coverage integrated throughout every chapter. All of the applicable imaging modalities are covered in a clinically relevant, diagnostically helpful way. Approximately 3,000 high quality, good-sized images. Provides a complete visual guide that the practitioner can refer to for help in interpretation and diagnosis. Covers both common and uncommon disorders. Provides the user with a single comprehensive resource, no need to consult alternative resources. Access the full text online and download images via Expert Consult Access the latest version of the Fleischner Society's glossary of terms for thoracic imaging. Outlines, summary boxes, key points used throughout. Makes content more accessible by highlighting essential information.
  • Technical considerations
  • The normal chest
  • Basic patterns in lung disease
  • Basic HRCT patterns of lung disease
  • Infections of the lungs and pleura
  • The immunocompromised patient
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases and pulmonary edema
  • Inhalational lung disease
  • Drug- and radiation-induced lung disease
  • Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias and immunologic diseases of the lungs
  • Idiopathic diffuse lung diseases
  • Diseases of the airways
  • Neoplasms of the lungs, airways, and pleura
  • Mediastinal and aortic disease
  • Pleura and pleural disorders
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Chest trauma.
1 online resource (ix, 1197 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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