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  • Abdominal imaging 2013, Springer
    In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anatomy and pathologic entities are depicted in an abundance of high-quality images. Care is taken to consider all recent technical developments and new indications, and the diagnostic performance of different imaging modalities is carefully compared. It is anticipated that this book will come to be regarded as the standard work of reference on abdominal and pelvic radiology.
  • Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
  • Adaptive radiation therapy 2011, CRCnetBASE
  • The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 1 of this two-volume work focuses on the general concepts and principles relevant to late effects and on the dynamic interplay of molecular, cytologic and histopathologic events that lead to altered physiologic and metabolic functions and their clinical manifestations. Chapters are also included on legal issues, economic aspects, nursing, psychological issues and quality of life.
  • The presence of oriented features in images often conveys important information about the scene or the objects contained; the analysis of oriented patterns is an important task in the general framework of image understanding. As in many other applications of computer vision, the general framework for the understanding of oriented features in images can be divided into low- and high-level analysis. In the context of the study of oriented features, low-level analysis includes the detection of oriented features in images; a measure of the local magnitude and orientation of oriented features over the entire region of analysis in the image is called the orientation field. High-level analysis relates to the discovery of patterns in the orientation field, usually by associating the structure perceived in the orientation field with a geometrical model. This book presents an analysis of several important methods for the detection of oriented features in images, and a discussion of the phase portrait method for high-level analysis of orientation fields. In order to illustrate the concepts developed throughout the book, an application is presented of the phase portrait method to computer-aided detection of architectural distortion in mammograms.
  • Anus: Treatment and Pathology is the perfect guide for the diagnosis and management of patients with anal canal and pelvic floor disorders. Using annotated diagrams matched to cross-sectional radiology with ultrasound and MRI, this book will not only give the reader a thorough understanding of normal anal canal and pelvic floor anatomy, but will also take the reader through the common benign and malignant conditions which affect the anal canal and pelvis describing in detail their pathophysiology, investigation and management. Anus: Treatment and Pathology is aimed at practicing general surgeons, colorectal surgeons and surgical trainees, which can be used either as a practical reference guide for day to day colorectal surgical practice or for in depth text based learning.
  • Fulltext ClinicalKey
    Imaging techniques and modalities -- Evaluation of the hand film -- Approach to the foot -- Approach to the hip -- Approach to the knee -- Approach to the shoulder -- The sacroiliac joint -- The "phytes" of the spine -- Radiographic changes observed in a specific articular disease -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive disease -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Osteoarthritis -- Neuropathic osteoarthropathy -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease -- Hydroxyapatite deposition disease -- Miscellaneous deposition diseases -- Collagen vascular diseases (connective tissue diseases) -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Hemophilia -- Mass-like arthropathies.
  • Cardiac CT : how it works / J. Jeffrey Carr -- Optimizing CT image quality / wm. Guy Weigold -- Contrast medium administration / Dominik Fleischmann -- Systematic analysis of cardiac CT / John A. Rumberger -- Coronary CT angiography : normal anatomy / Ricardo C. Cury and Roberto C. Cury -- Coronary CT angiography : obstructive coronary artery disease / Stephan Achenbach -- Detection of calcified atherosclerosis / Allen J. Taylor -- Coronary CT angiography : the patient with noncalcified plaque / Joanne D. Schuijf and Jeroen J. Bax -- The post-revascularization patient / Matthew J. Budoff -- Advanced vessel analysis / Harvey S. Hecht -- Applications of PET-CT and SPECT-CT / Marcelo F. Di Carli -- The left ventricle / Andreas H. Mahnken -- CT detection of myocardial perfusion, infarction, and viability / Richard T. George, Joao A.C. Lima, and Albert C. Lardo -- The right ventricle / David Bush -- Coronary veins, systemic veins, and atria / Jerold S. Shinbane ... [et al.] -- Aortic disease / Michael A. Bolen and Suhny Abbara -- Valvular heart disease / Hatem Alkadhi -- Prosthetic heart valves / Tracy Q. Callister -- Pericardial disease / Thomas C. Gerber, Birgit Kantor, and Eric E. Williamson -- Adult congenital heart disease / Stephen C. Cook -- Intracardiac masses / Amgad N. Makaryus and Lawrence M. Boxt -- Noncardiac findings identified on cardiovascular CT / Jonathan D. Dodd and Ricardo C. Cury.
  • Normal cardiac anatomy / Saul G. Myerson, and Stefan Neubauer -- Normal vessel anatomy / Housseini M. Ahmed, Ugur Bozlar, Patrick T. Norton, and Klaus D. Hagspiel -- Left ventricular volumes, ejection fraction, mass, and shape / Nathaniel Reichek, and Dipti Gupta -- Measuring regional function / Nael F. Osman, Alexander Jehle, and Frederick H. Epstein -- Size and function of the right ventricle / Albert C. van Rossum, and Simon C. Koestner -- Atria and pulmonary veins / Saman Nazarian, David A. Bluemke, Hugh Calkins, and Henry R. Halperin -- Valvular heart disease / Marcus Y. Chen, and Andrew E. Arai -- Myocardial masses / Jennifer A. Dickerson, and Subha V. Raman -- Pericardial disease / Rajan A. G. Patel, and Christopher M. Kramer -- Dilated cardiomyopathy and myocardial infarction / NikolaosTzemos, Gabriel Vorobiof, adn Ryamond Y. Kwong -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / Andrew S. Flett, and James C. Moon -- Iron cardiomyopathy / John C. Wood, and Nilesh Ghugre -- Myocarditis / Matthias G. Friedrich, and Oliver Strohm -- Simple congenital heart disease / Rebecca S. Beroukhim, and Tal Geva -- Complex congenital heart disease / Mark A. Fogel -- Postoperative evaluation of congenitial heart disease / Karen G. Ordovas, and Charles B. Higgins-- Perfusion stress magnetic resonance / Amedeo Chiribiri, Sven Plein, and Eike Nagel-- Wall motion stress magnetic resonance / William O. Ntim, Rahul Aggarwal, Chirapa Puntawangkoon, and W. Gregory Hundley -- Delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance / Chetan Shenoy, Annamalai Senthilkumar, and Raymond F. Kim -- Peripheral magnetic resonance angiography / Rajiv Agarwal, and Scott D. Flamm -- Diseases of the aorta / Mark A. Lawson -- Renal arteries / Christopher J. Francois, and Thomas M. Grist -- Coronary arteries and bypass grafts / Hajime Sakuma, and Yasutaka Ichikawa -- Coronary anomalies / Shahriar Heidary, and Michael V. McConnell -- Carotid atherosclerotic disease / Chun Yuan, Baocheng Chu, Niranjan Balu, Marina Ferguson, and Thomas S. Hatsukami -- Plaque and wall assessment / Alistair C. Lindsay, Justin M. Lee, Ilias Kylintireas, Matthew D. Robson, and Robin P. Choudhury.
  • The Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of appearances for normal anatomy and oncological diseases in the genitourinary system using over 900 radiological images and illustrations. The book presents current imaging techniques and discusses the role of imaging in pre-treatment staging and post-treatment follow-up. Diseases discussed include kidney, adrenal gland, upper tract, bladder, prostate, testes, and pediatric malignancies. Individual chapters include normal anatomy, imaging techniques, and pathology of each cancer type. The staging of the malignancy and what to include in the radiology report are discussed, and expected and complicated postoperative and post-treatment findings and recurrence are presented. Dedicated chapters on interventional and radiation therapy discuss their unique role in the management and treatment of oncology of the genitourinary system. Additionally, a chapter on chemotherapy toxicities discusses drug reaction treatment therapies unique to the genitourinary system.Edited and written by radiologists from the genitourinary disease management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging is an ideal resource for radiology and urology trainees seeking a review of the basics and for practicing radiologists looking for answers to challenging cases confronted in daily practice.
  • Introduction: How to Use This Atlas -- Needle Techniques -- Fluoroscopic Techniques/Procedural Pearls -- Radiation Safety -- Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection -- Ganglion Impar Injection -- Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Repair/Sacroplasty, Short Axis Approach -- Sacroiliac Intraarticular Joint Injections, Posterior Approach, Inferior Entry -- S1 Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection -- Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection, Supraneural (Traditional) Approach -- Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection, Infraneural Approach -- Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection, Paramedian Approach -- Lumbar Zygapophysial Joint Intraarticular Joint Injection, Posterior Approach -- Lumbar Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Injection, Oblique Approach -- Lumbar Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Radiofrequency Neurotomy, Posterior Approach -- Lumbar Sympathetic Block -- Lumbar Provocation Discography/Disc Access -- L5-S1 Disc Access -- Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulation -- Vertebral Augmentation (Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty), Transpedicular Approach -- Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection, Infraneural Approach -- Thoracic Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection, Paramedian Approach -- Thoracic Zygapophysial Joint Intraarticular Injection, Posterior Approach -- Thoracic Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Injection, Posterior Approach -- Thoracic Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Radiofrequency Neurotomy, Posterior Approach -- Intercostal Blockade -- Thoracic Disc Access -- Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection -- Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection, Paramedian Approach -- Cervical Spinal Cord Stimulation -- Cervical Zygapophysial Joint Intraarticular Injection, Posterior Approach -- Cervical Zygapophysial Joint Intraarticular Injection, Lateral Approach -- Cervical Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Injection, Lateral Approach -- Cervical Zygapophysial Joint Nerve (Medial Branch) Radiofrequency Neurotomy and Nerve Injection, Posterior Approach -- Atlantoaxial Joint Intraarticular Injection -- Atlantooccipital Joint Intraarticular Injection -- Stellate Ganglion Block -- Cervical Discography/Disc Access.
  • The skull -- The facial bones -- The spine -- The pelvic girdle -- The shoulder girdle -- The upper extremity -- The lower extremity -- The soft tissues of the neck -- The soft tissues of the thorax -- The diaphragm -- The soft tissues of the abdomen -- The soft tissues of the pelvis -- The genitourinary tract.
  • Mitral Valve Anatomy and Current Surgical and Percutaneous Approaches to Mitral Regurgitation -- Device Description and Procedural Overview -- Room Setup -- Summary of MitraClip Clinical Data and Approach to Patient Selection -- Echocardiographic Evaluation of Patients Before and After MitraClip Mitral Valve Repair -- MitraClip Procedural Echocardiography -- Transseptal Puncture -- Venous Access Management -- Hemodynamic Perspectives of Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair -- Situational Steering Techniques -- MitraClip: Basic Degenerative Case -- EVEREST II Basic Functional Case Study -- Barlow's Disease -- EVEREST II Case Study: Large Left Atrium -- Approach to Mitral Regurgitation Requiring Multiple MitraClips -- Case Example: Two Clips -- EVEREST II Delayed Second Clip for Early Recurrent MR -- Secondary Mitral Regurgitation Due to Ischemic Mitral Valve Disease and Mild Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease -- The Dilemma of Reducing Functional Mitral Regurgitation Versus Development of Mitral Stenosis -- Infective Endocarditis Associated with the MitraClip -- EVEREST II MitraClip After Failed Surgical Mitral Valve Repair -- EVEREST II Functional Mitral Regurgitation -- Chiari Network Complicating a MitraClip Procedure -- EVEREST II: Two MitraClip Procedure with Partial Detachment of Second Device -- MitraClip Procedure in Unusual Heart Position -- Interatrial Septal Tear: A Rare Complication During MitraClip Procedure and Successful Transcatheter Closure -- Percutaneous Double-Valve Treatment in a Patient with Degenerative Aortic Stenosis and Functional Mitral Regurgitation -- Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair After Previous Mitral Valve Reconstruction -- Case Examples: (1) Delayed Functional Mitral Regurgitation in a High Risk Patient, and (2) Complex Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation (Anterior Leaflet Prolapse) with Commissural Impingement -- Severe Functional Mitral Regurgitation with Missing Leaflet Coaptation -- Severe Ischemic Heart Failure with Functional Improvement After MitraClip Therapy -- Severe Left-to-Right Shunting from Iatrogenic Atrial Septal Defect -- MitraClip Implantation in Chronic Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation with Extensive Calcification -- 3D Transesophageal Echo-Guided MitraClip Treatment of P3 Mitral Valve Prolapse -- Failure and Complications of MitraClip® Implantation for Severe Functional Mitral Regurgitation: A Combination of Unexpected Findings and Early Experience -- Mitral Valve Repair Using the MitraClip System in a Patient with Severe Mitral Regurgitation in the A3/P3 Region due to Chordae Rupture During Transapical TAVI -- MitraClip Implantation in a Patient with Severe Mitral Annular Calcification and a Small Orifice Area -- Functional Mitral Regurgitation Treatment with MitraClip: Difficult Transseptal Puncture with Anterior Approach Complicated by Right Atrial Thrombus -- MitraClip in a Patient with Dextrocardia and Scoliosis Complicated by Delayed Clip Detachment -- Massive Air Embolism During MitraClip Insertion -- The Degree and Type of Mitral Regurgitation Present at the Baseline Is Not Always a Good Predictor of the Procedural Technical Needs or of the Final Result -- Functional Mitral Regurgitation with a Wide Extension of the Central Regurgitant Jet -- Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation in a High-Surgical-Risk Patient -- Mitral Stenosis After MitraClip Therapy and a Partial Solution for Treatment -- MitraClip Therapy for Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Importance of Jet Localization to Direct MitraClip Placement -- MitraClip: Acute Thrombus Formation During Guide Insertion -- MitraClip Placement in a Patient with Severe Kyphoscoliosis and Bileaflet Prolapse.
  • 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 and iPhone. 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.
  • The number of surgical procedures performed on the brain, head, neck, and spine has increased markedly in recent decades. As a result, postoperative changes are being encountered more frequently on neuroradiological examinations and constitute an important part of the workflow. However, the imaging correlates of postsurgical changes can be unfamiliar to neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons and are sometimes difficult to interpret. This book is written by experts in the field and contains an abundance of high-quality images and concise descriptions, which should serve as a useful guide to postsurgical neuroradiology. It will familiarize the reader with the various types of surgical procedure, implanted hardware, and complications. Indeed, this work represents the first text dedicated to the realm of postoperative neuroimaging. Topics reviewed include imaging after facial cosmetic surgery; orbital and oculoplastic surgery; sinus surgery; scalp and cranial surgery; brain tumor treatment; psychosurgery, neurodegenerative surgery, and epilepsy surgery; skull base surgery including transsphenoidal pituitary resection; temporal bone surgery including various ossicular prostheses; orthognathic surgery; surgery of the neck including the types of dissection and flap reconstruction; CSF diversion procedures and devices; spine surgery; and vascular and endovascular neurosurgery.
  • "Packed with detailed, clearly labeled radiologic images on every page, this lavishly illustrated atlas teaches readers how to identify and quickly diagnose the spectrum of pulmonary vascular pathologies using the full range of imaging modalities. Each concise yet comprehensive chapter provides systematic coverage of the imaging manifestations of common, uncommon, and rare diseases. Explanatory text supplements each high-quality image to highlight only the most relevant, must-know information"--Provided by publisher.
  • Head and Neck --Thorax --Abdomen --Pelvis.
  • Atlas of SPECT-CT 2011, Springer
    The field of nuclear medicine has evolved rapidly in recent years, and one very important aspect of this progress has been the introduction of hybrid imaging systems. PET-CT has already gained widespread acceptance in many clinical settings, especially within oncology, and now SPECT-CT promises to emulate its success. Useful applications of this new approach have been identified not only in oncology but also in endocrinology, cardiology, internal medicine, and other specialties. This atlas, which includes hundreds of high-quality images, is a user-friendly guide to the optimal use and interpretation of SPECT-CT. The full range of potential SPECT-CT applications in clinical routine is considered and assessed by acknowledged experts. The book is designed to serve as a reference text for both nuclear physicians and radiologists; it will also provide fundamental support for radiographers, technologists, and nuclear medicine and radiology residents. Following the editors' other atlases on PET-CT and non-FDG PET-CT, the Atlas of SPECT-CT completes a trilogy offering up-to-date information and guidance on the full spectrum of hybrid imaging.
  • "In "Avoiding Errors in Radiology", the authors provide 116 real-life examples of errors from both diagnostic and interventional radiology. In each case, the authors discuss in detail the context in which the errors were made, the resulting complications, and strategies for future prevention. With the cases organized by body region, the authors begin with the cranium and then move to cases of the breast, chest and abdomen, spinal column, musculoskeletal and vascular systems. This book offers the readers: - To inform themselves "without an audience" about possible errors that can happen to every radiologist - To analyze the possible causes of errors and wrong decisions in 116 case studies with over 940 illustrations and to transfer the strategies described to avoid errors into their own work - To limit errors and to deal with them more competently and confidently"--Provided by publisher.
  • Axis vertebra 2013, Springer
    Part I: Embryology -- Anatomy -- Biomechanics -- Imaging -- Part II: Fractures of the Axis -- Fractures of the Odontoid Process -- Fractures of the Vertebral Body -- Fractures of the Posterior Arch -- Multiple or Complex Fractures -- Atlantoaxial Dislocation -- Part III: Surgical Approaches -- Transmandible Approach -- Part IV: Infections -- Congenital Malformations -- Tumors.
  • The normal female breast -- Overview of benign breast lesions.-Radiology of breast lesions -- Surgery of benign breast lesions.-Pathology of benign breast lesions -- Inflammatory lesions -- Cystic lesions -- Fibro-epithelial lesions -- Infiltrative pseudo-malignant lesions -- Epithelial proliferative lesions -- Columnar cell lesions -- Mucocele-like lesions -- Calcification in benign lesions -- Non-epithelial lesions -- Male breast lesions -- Risk assessment in benign breast lesions.
  • The second edition of this book is intended as a definitive text on biliary tract and gallbladder cancers. Specifically, it will serve as a single-source reference on the current knowledge base for the multidisciplinary management of such cancers and thus covers epidemiological, surgical, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy approaches. Akey feature is the demonstration of the impact of cutting-edge technical knowledge on treatment; for example, interventional radiology techniques, novel surgical approaches, and image-guided radiation therapy are all extensively discussed. Diagnosis is also considered in detail, with coverage of novel serum biomarkers, pathologic staging, molecular profiling, and the full range of current and emerging imaging strategies. Further chapters are devoted to epidemiology, the role of growth factor pathways and signal transduction, and histopathology and molecular pathogenesis. Experienced practitioners in a range of specialties will find this amply illustrated book to be an invaluable source of information on the newest diagnostic and treatment techniques in biliary tract and gallbladder cancer, yet it is also sufficiently concise to offer an introduction to the field for students and community practitioners.
  • Basic radiation physics and chemistry -- Basic cell biology and molecular genetics -- Methods of cell and molecular radiobiology -- Ionizing radiation effects to the cytoplasm -- Damage to DNA by ionizing radiation -- Repair of radiation damage to DNA -- Cellular response to DNA damage -- Chromatin structure and radiation sensitivity -- Radiation-induced chromosome damage -- Modulation of radiation response via signal transduction pathways -- Radiation-induced apoptosis -- Early and late responding genes induced by ionizing radiation -- Cell death, cell survival, and adaptation -- Bystander effects and genomic instability -- Tumor radiobiology -- Radiation biology of nonmammalian species: three eukaryotes and a bacterium.
  • The conventional x-ray continues to be a cost-effective, first-line modality for the diagnostic imaging of the bones and joints. In this new edition of this classic, essential help is provided to make preliminary diagnoses of a vast range of conditions effecting the musculoskeletal system. The differential diagnostic information is provided in tables, organized by classes of findings, and illustrated by more than a thousand brilliant radiographs and, where helpful, schematic diagrams.
  • Brain imaging 2008, Thieme
    Trauma -- Cerebral contusion -- Diffuse axonal injury -- Subdural hematoma (SDH) -- Epidural hematoma -- Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Cerebral edema -- Herniation syndromes -- Skull fracture -- Inflammation -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) -- Postinfectious encephalomyelitis (ADEM) -- Herpes simplex encephalitis -- Cerebral abscess - Meningitis -- Cerebral vasculitis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) -- Tuberculosis of the CNS -- CNS cysticercosis -- Aneurysms -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) -- Saccular aneurysm -- Fusiform aneurysm --Vascular malformations -- Cavernous hemangioma -- Venous dysplasia -- Capillary telangiectasia -- Pial arteriovenous malformation (AVM) -- Cranial dural arteriovenous fistula -- Variants of vascular anatomy -- Vascular compression syndromes -- Stroke -- Ischemic brain infarction -- Cerebral microangiopathy -- Primary intracerebral hemorrhage --- Amyloid angiopathy -- Vascular dissection -- Impaired venous drainage -- Diffuse hypoxic brain damage -- Tumors -- Meningioma - Higher grade gliomas -- Brain metastasis -- Low-grade astrocytoma -- Primary CNS lymphoma -- Sellar masses -- Nerve sheath tumors -- Oligodendroglioma -- Pilocytic astrocytoma -- Medulloblastoma -- Pineal tumors -- Epidermoid -- Embryonal tumors -- Ependymoma -- Glioneuronal tumors -- Hemangioblastoma -- Gilomatosis cerebri --Choroid plexus papilloma -- Cysts -- Arachnoid cyst -- Virchow-Robin spaces -- Pineal cyst -- Colloid cyst -- Rathke cleft cyst -- Choroid plexus cyst -- Meninges -- Meningeal carcinomatosis -- Reactive memingeal enhancement -- CNS sarcoidosis -- Ventricles and cisterns -- Obstructive hydrocephalus -- Idiopathic normal-pressure hyudrocephalus -- Pseudotumor cerebri -- Leukoencephalopathies -- Wallerian degeneration -- Alzheimer disease -- Central pontine myelinolysis -- Toxic leukoencephalopathies -- Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy -- Multiple system atrophy -- Wilson Disease -- Hepatic encephalopathy -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- Wernicke encephhalopathy -- Superficial siderosis of the brain -- Congenital malformations -- Chiari malformations -- Defective migration -- Anomalies of the corpus callosum -- Dandy-Walker complex -- Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Von Recklinghausen Disease) -- Neurofibromatosis type II -- Tuberous sclerosis (Bourneville-Pringle Disease) -- Sturge-Weber Syndrome -- Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome -- Holoprosencephaly -- Artifacts in MRI -- Postoperative changes.
  • Section I: Basic principles --chapter 1.Diagnostic imaging methods /William E. Brant --Section II: Neuroradiology /Section editor: Erik H. L. Gaensler and Jerome A. Barakos --chapter 2.Introduction to brain imaging /David J. Seidenwurm and Govind Mukundan --chapter 3.Craniofacial trauma /Robert M. Barr, Alisa D. Gean, and Tuong H. Le --chapter 4.Cerebrovascular disease /Howard A. Rawley --chapter 5.Central nervous system neoplasms and tumor-like masses /Kelly K. Koeller --chapter 6.Central nervous system infections /Nathaniel A. Chuang and Walter L. Olsen --chapter 7.White matter and neurodegenerative diseases /Jerome A. Barakos and Derk D. Purcell --chapter 8.Pediatric neuroimaging /Camilla Lindan, Erik Gaensler, and Jerome Barakos --chapter 9.Head and neck imaging /Jerome A. Barakos and Derk D. Purcell --chapter 10.Nondegenerative diseases of the spine /Erik H. L. Gaensler and Derk D. Purcell --chapter 11.Lumbar spine: disc disease and stenosis /Clyde A. Helms --Section III: Pulmonary /Section editor: Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 12.Methods of examination, normal anatomy, and radiographic findings of chest disease /Julio Lemo and Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 13.Mediastinum and hila /Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 14.Pulmonary vascular disease /Curtis E. Green and Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 15.Pulmonary neoplasms /Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 16.Pulmonary infection /Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 17.Diffuse lung disease /Jeffrey S. Klein and Curtis E. Green --chapter 18.Airways disease /Jeffrey S. Klein --chapter 19.Pleura, chest wall, diaphragm, and miscellaneous chest disorders /Jeffrey S. Klein and Jimmy S. Ghostine --Section IV: Breast radiology /Section editor: Karen K. Lindfors --chapter 20.Breast imaging /Karen K. Lindfors and Huong T. Le-Petross --Section V: Cardiac radiology /Section editor: David K. Shelton --chapter 21.Cardiac anatomy, physiolgy, and imaging modalities /David K. Shelton --chapter 22.Cardiac imaging in acquired diseases /David K. Shelton and Gary Caputo --Section VI: Vascular and interventional radiology /Section editor: Michael J. Miller, Jr. --chapter 23.Thoracic, pulmonary arteries, and peripheral vascular disorders /Michael J. Miller Jr. and Tony P. Smith --chapter 24.Abdominal arteries, venous system, and nonvascular intervention /Michael J. Miller Jr. and Tony P. Smith --Section VII: Gastrointestinal tract /Section editor: William E. Brant --chapter 25.Abdomen and pelvis /William E. Brant --chapter 26.Liver, biliary tree, and gallbladder /William E. Brant --chapter 27.Pancreas and spleen /William E. Brant --chapter 28.Pharynx and esophagus /Sara Moshiri and William E. Brant --chapter 29.Stomach and duodenum /William E. Brant --chapter 30.Mesenteric small bowel /William E. Brant --chapter 31.Colon and appendix /William E. Brant and Sarah Erickson --Section VIII: Genitourinary tract /Section editor: William E. Brant --chapter 32.Adrenal glands and kidneys /William E. Brant --chapter 33.Pelvicalyceal system, ureters, bladder, and urethra /William E. Brant --chapter 34.Genital tract-CT, MR, and radiographic imaging /William E. Brant --Section IX: Ultrasonography /Section editor: William E. Brant --chapter 35.Abdomen ultrasound /William E. Brant --chapter 36.Genital tract and bladder ultrasound /William E. Brant --chapter 37.Obstetric ultrasound /William E. Brant --chapter 38.Chest, thyroid, parathyroid, and neonatal brain ultrasound /William E. Brant --chapter 39.Vascular ultrasound /William E. Brant and Raymond S. Dougherty --Section X: Musculoskeletal radiology /Section editor: Clyde A. Helms --chapter 40.Benign cystic bone lesions /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 41.Malignant bone and soft tissue tumors /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 42.Skeletal trauma /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 43.Arthritis /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 44.Metabolic bone disease /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 45.Skeletal "Don't Touch" lesions /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 46.Miscellaneous bone lesions /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 47.Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 48.Magnetic resonance imaging of the shoulder /Clyde A. Helms --chapter 49.Magnetic resonance imaging of the foot and ankle /Clyde A. Helms --Section XI: Pediatric radiology /Section editor: Susan D. John --chapter 50.Pediatric chest /Susan D. John and Leonard E. Swischuk --chapter 51.Pediatric abdomen and pelvis /Susan D. John and Leonard E. Swischuk --Section XII: Nuclear radiology /Section editor: David K. Shelton --chapter 52.Introduction to nuclear medicine /David K. Shelton --chapter 53.Essential science of nuclear medicine /Ramsey D. Badawi, Linda A. Kroger, and Jerrold T. Bushberg --chapter 54.Skeletal system scintigraphy /David K. Shelton and Amir Kashefi --chapter 55.Pulmonary scintigraphy /David K. Shelton and Meena Kumar --chapter 56.Cardiovascular system scintigraphy /David K. Shelton --chapter 57.Endocrine gland scintigraphy /Marc G. Cote --chapter 58.Gastrointestinal, liver-spleen, and hepatobiliary scintigraphy /David K. Shelton and Roshanak Rahnamayi --chapter 59.Genitourinary system scintigraphy /Howard A. Carpenter and Cameron C. Foster --chapter 60.Scintigraphic diagnosis of inflammation and infection /Christopher J. Palestro --chapter 61.Molecular imaging /Amir Kashefi and David K. Shelton --chapter 62.Central nervous system scintigraphy /David H. Lewis and Jon Umlauf --chapter 63.Positron emission tomography /Cameron C. Foster, Bijan Bijan, and David K. Shelton.
  • Through a case-based approach, this book illustrates the best practices for all facets of breast cancer imaging - from screening of asymptomatic patients to cancer staging, identifying metastases, and assessing efficacy of treatment - in a succinct, practical source. Contributing authors from a wide range of subspecialties provide well-rounded guidance to meet the needs of today₂s multidisciplinary work environment. Presents multidisciplinary discussions on the advantages and/or limitations of all available modalities. Includes advice from leading experts on cross-sectional imaging, breast imaging, and PET/CT, with input from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and breast surgery, to span the complete spectrum of care from screening to diagnosis to treatment, reflecting today₂s team approach to patient care. Covers all imaging modalities to help you correlate disease presentations on mammography, CT, MR, US, and PET images. Offers a very practical, clinical, concise approach to the subject in a case-based format. Provides over 1,000 high-resolution images of disease appearance for comparison with the findings you encounter in your practice.
  • Breast cancer. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer
  • "Breast Imaging Review: A Quick Guide to Essential Diagnoses serves as a quick review of essential radiology findings for interpreting multimodality images of the breast. The book includes 92 easy-to-read cases presenting common diagnoses, with over 360 high-quality figures encompassing mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and PET images. Also included are concise pearls covering the basics of interventional breast procedures, such as MRI-guided breast biopsy, galactography, and ultrasound-guided cyst aspirations, along with high yield facts vital to the practice of breast imaging. Co-authored by Drs. Biren A. Shah, Gina M. Fundaro, and Sabala Mandava, this book successfully integrates a comprehensive array of images, diagnoses, and discussion points into a quickly reviewable format. Breast Imaging Review is a valuable resource for radiology residents preparing to take the oral boards, as well as fellows and practicing radiologists interested in reviewing the basics of breast imaging interpretation and interventional procedures."--Publisher's website.
  • Breast ultrasound 2013, Springer
    Diagnosis of breast cancer: modern aspects -- Technique of breast ultrasound -- Ultrasound of the normal breast -- Ultrasound diagnosis of breast cancer -- Classification of breast masses -- Ultrasound features of different types of breast cancer -- Differential diagnosis of breast diseases -- Age-related changes in breast structure: breast ultrasound in children and adolescents -- Breast pathology in men -- Ultrasound examination of regional lymph nodes -- Ultrasound examination after breast surgery -- Recurrent breast cancer.
  • Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become a highly accurate diagnostic modality that continues to attract increasing attention. This extensively illustrated book aims to assist the reader in integrating cardiac CT into daily clinical practice, while also reviewing its current technical status and applications. Clear guidance is provided on the performance and interpretation of imaging using the latest technology, which offers greater coverage, better spatial resolution, and faster imaging while also providing functional information about cardiac diseases. The specific features of scanners from all four main vendors, including those that have only recently become available, are presented. Among the wide range of applications and issues discussed are coronary calcium scoring, coronary artery bypass grafts, stents, and anomalies, cardiac valves and function, congenital and acquired heart disease, and radiation exposure. Upcoming clinical uses of cardiac CT, such as hybrid imaging, preparation and follow-up after valve replacement, electrophysiology applications, myocardial perfusion and fractional flow reserve assessment, and plaque imaging, are also explored.
  • Part I. Technology Evaluation -- 1. Imaging-Based Heart Anatomy / Francesco Fulvio Faletra, Ann C. Garlitski, François Regoli, and Natesa G. Pandian -- 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Description of Technology and Protocols / Gaston R. Vergara and Nassir F. Marrouche -- 3. Cardiac Computed Tomography: Description of Technology and Protocols / Quynh A. Truong, Subodh B. Joshi, and Udo Hoffmann -- 4. Nuclear-Based Imaging: Description of Technology and Protocols / Juhani Knuuti -- 5. Echocardiography: Technology and Protocols / José Zamorano and José Alberto de Agustín -- Part II. Catheter Ablation -- 6. Anatomy Assessment for Atrial Arrhythmias / Sheldon M. Singh and Andre D'Avila -- 7. Anatomical Assessment for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia / Paolo Della Bella, Giuseppe Maccabelli, and Corrado Carbucicchio -- 8. Intra-Procedural Techniques: Fluoroscopy and Angiography / Matthew Wright, Sébastien Knecht, and Pierre Jaïs -- 9. Intraprocedural Techniques: Transesophageal (2D/3D) and Intracardiac Echocardiography / Josef Kautzner and Petr Peichl -- 10. Intraprocedural Techniques: Angioscopy and Optical Imaging / Paul J. Wang, Amin Al-Ahmad, Henry H. Hsia, Paul C. Zei, Mintu Turakhia, Marco Perez, and Christian S. Eversull -- 11. Contact and Noncontact Electroanatomical Mapping / Narayanan Namboodiri, Anthony G. Brooks, and Prashanthan Sanders -- 12. The Role of Imaging for Catheter Ablation in the Pediatric Population / John Triedman -- Part III. Device Therapy -- 13. Substrate Assessment: Echocardiography, MRI, and CCT / Victoria Delgado, Matteo Bertini, Rutger J. van Bommel, C. Jan Willem Borleffs, Martin J. Schalij, and Jeroen J. Bax -- 14. Dyssynchrony Evaluation: Echocardiography / John Gorcsan III -- 15. Dyssynchrony Evaluation: MRI and CCT / Kenneth Bilchick, Eliot McVeigh, and Albert Lardo -- 16. Nuclear Imaging for Device Therapy / Amparo L. Figueroa and Ahmed Tawakol -- 17. Post-CRT Imaging Based Optimization / Veronica Lea J. Dimaano, Aurélio C. Pinheiro, and Theodore P. Abraham -- 18. Sudden Cardiac Risk Assessment / Stephan Danik and Jagmeet Singh -- Part IV. Advances in Navigation and Integration -- 19. MRI/CCT Fusion into Fluoroscopic Imaging / Nassir F. Marrouche and Gaston R. Vergara -- 20. Magnetic Navigation: Description of Technique, Advantages, and Technical Issues / Sabine Ernst -- 21. Magnetic and Robotic Navigation / Bruce D. Lindsay and Oussama Wazni.
  • The availability and diffusion of high-performance technologies has strengthened the role of CT angiography and MR angiography as simple, reliable techniques for the characterization and treatment planning of the principal diseases of the cardiovascular system, an understanding of which has become essential for all radiologists. The aim of this book is to provide concise but thorough information and guidance on the main methods and examination techniques used when performing high-quality CT angiography and MR angiography studies in a broad range of clinical settings. The lucid text is supported by a large number of case studies and is rich in advice on image interpretation and practical suggestions for the evaluation and reporting of the examinations. Importantly, a central feature is detailed comparison of the advantages and limitations of the two techniques in various diseases and vascular regions; the book will therefore enable both trainee and expert radiologists to understand their indications and to select the most appropriate technique in different contexts.
  • PART I. Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- CASE 1. Embolization of a Ruptured Basilar Tip Aneurysm -- CASE 2. Embolization of a Ruptured Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 3. Multiple Aneurysms in a Patient with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- CASE 4. Management of an Unruptured Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 5. Balloon-Assisted Embolization of a Ruptured Wide-Necked Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 6. Stent-Assisted Embolization of a Wide-Necked Recurrent Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 7. Management of Complications during Aneurysm Coiling: Proximal Mechanically Induced Vasospasm -- CASE 8. Management of Complications during Aneurysm Coiling: Periprocedural Aneurysm Rupture -- CASE 9. Management of Complications during Aneurysm Coiling: Periprocedural Thrombus Formation -- CASE 10. Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Induced Vasospasm -- CASE 11. Management of Giant “Partially Thrombosed” Aneurysms -- CASE 12. Embolization of a Dissecting Vertebral Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 13. Embolization of a Dissecting Distal Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysm -- CASE 14. Embolization of an Infectious Distal Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm -- PART II. Brain Arteriovenous Malformations -- CASE 15. Arterial Embolization of an Unruptured Pial Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 16. Partial Targeted Embolization of an Unruptured Pial Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 17. Pre-radiosurgical Embolization of an Unruptured Pial Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 18. Embolization of an Acutely Ruptured Arteriovenous Malformation with Intranidal Aneurysm -- CASE 19. Management of Hydrocephalus in an Unruptured Pial Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 20. Embolization of a Pial Fistulous Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 21. Partial Embolization of a Choroidal Fistulous Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 22. Embolization of a Microshunt into a Developmental Venous Anomaly -- PART III. Cranial Dural Arteriovenous Shunts -- CASE 23. Arterial Embolization of a Lateral Epidural Type of Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 24. Arterial Embolization of an Ethmoidal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 25. Transarterial Embolization of a Transverse Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 26. Transvenous Embolization of a Transverse Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 27. Transvenous Embolization through Thrombosed Dural Sinus of an Aggressive Transverse Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula at the Level of an Isolated Dural Sinus -- CASE 28. Transvenous Embolization of a Condylar Confluence Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 29. Transvenous Embolization of a Cavernous Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 30. Multiple Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae -- PART IV. Head and Neck Vascular Lesions -- CASE 31. Transarterial Embolization of a Mandibular Arteriovenous Fistula -- CASE 32. Combined Direct Puncture and Transarterial Embolization of a Scalp Arteriovenous Malformation -- CASE 33. Percutaneous Puncture of a Facial Venous Vascular Malformation with Injection of Bleomycin -- CASE 34. Percutaneous Puncture of a Facial Venous Malformation with Injection of Alcohol -- CASE 35.Transarterial Particle Embolization of a Facial Hemangioma -- PART V. Tumors -- CASE 36. Preoperative Transarterial Particle Embolization of a Meningioma -- CASE 37. Preoperative Transarterial Particle Embolization of a Juvenile Angiofi broma -- CASE 38. Preoperative Embolization of a Carotid Body Tumor -- CASE 39. Preoperative Embolization of a Recurrent Temporal Paraganglioma -- CASE 40. Preoperative Transarterial Embolization of a Spinal Hemangioblastoma -- CASE 41. Preoperative Embolization of a Hypervascular Vertebral Body Metastasis -- PART VI .Trauma -- CASE 42. Balloon Embolization of a Traumatic Carotid-Cavernous Fistula -- CASE 43. Coil Embolization of a Traumatic Carotid-Cavernous Fistula -- CASE 44. Carotid Artery Blowout -- CASE 45. Balloon Occlusion Test of a Traumatic Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Treated by Internal Carotid Artery Sacrifice with Detachable Balloons -- CASE 46. Transarterial Particle Embolization for Epistaxis -- PART VII. Stroke -- CASE 47. Intra-arterial rtPA Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke -- CASE 48. Mechanical Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke with an Aspiration Device -- CASE 49. Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Stroke with a Retrievable Stent -- CASE 50. Stent-Assisted Angioplasty of a Symptomatic Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis -- CASE 51. Stenting of a Symptomatic Post-surgical Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis -- CASE 52. Intracranial Revascularization with a Self-Expandable Stent -- CASE 53. Balloon-Mounted Intracranial Stenting of a High-Grade Vertebral Artery Stenosis -- CASE 54. Subclavian Steal Syndrome -- CASE 55. Direct Thrombolysis of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis -- PART VIII. Pediatric Vascular Interventions -- CASE 56. Transarterial Embolization of a Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation -- CASE 57. Embolization of a Pial Arteriovenous Fistula in a Patient with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia -- CASE 58. Management of Pediatric Cerebral Aneurysm -- CASE 59. Transarterial Embolization of a Dural Sinus Malformation -- PART IX. Spine Vascular Interventions -- CASE 60. Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Successful Arterial Embolization -- CASE 61. Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Unsuccessful Arterial Embolization -- CASE 62. Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation of the Fistulous Type: Treatment with Liquid Embolic Material -- CASE 63. Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation of the Fistulous Type: Treatment with Coils -- CASE 64. Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation of the Glomerular or Nidus Type: Treatment withLiquid Embolic Material -- CASE 65. Balloon Embolization of a Vertebrovertebral Fistula -- PART X. Spine Percutaneous Interventions [p.393] CASE 66 Fluoroscopy-Guided Percutaneous Vertebral Biopsy -- CASE 67. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture -- CASE 68. Balloon-Assisted Kyphoplasty in Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture -- CASE 69. Multilevel Kyphoplasty in Multiple Myeloma -- CASE 70. Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty in an Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture -- CASE 71. Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty in Multiple Myeloma [p.426] CASE 72 Intra-articular Facet Joint Block -- Index.
  • The first of several satellite volumes to Tabar's Breast Cancer: The Art and Science of Early Detection with Mammography. Each volume will cover in depth a specific class of mammographic findings. Here, casting-type calcifications, and their significance in diagnosing cancer, are explored. Thick-section pathologic specimens are provided to help the reader understand why the mammograms look the way they do. A selection of full color pathologic images is provided in 3-D, allowing one to visualize the breast substructures in their spatial context.
  • Histopathology and grading of breast cancer /Magda Esebua --Multicentric/multifocal breast cancer : overview, biology, and therapy /Federico Buggi ... [et al.] --Immune system in breast cancer initiation and progression : role of epithelial to mesenchymal transition /Keith L. Knutson and Erik C. Radisky --Remodelling of the extracellular matrix : implication for cancer /Thomas R. Cox and Janine T. Erler --Biology and treatment of basal-like breast cancer /Bingchen Han ... [et al.] --Re-excision after lumpectomy for breast cancer /Suzanne B. Coopey --Novel anti-angiogenic therapies using naturally occurring and synthetic drugs to combat progestin-dependent breast cancer /Salman M. Hyder, Benford Mafuvadze, and Cynthia Besch-Williford --New insights on estrogen receptor actions in hormone-responsive breast cancer cells by interaction proteomics /Concetta Ambrosino ... [et al.] --Reprogramming breast cancer cells with embryonic microenvironments : insights from nodal signaling /Gina Kirsammer and Mary J.C. Hendrix -Metastatic determinants : breast tumour cells in circulation /Nisha Kanwar and Susan J. Done --Breast cancer epigenetics : biomarkers and therapeutic potential /Nancy H. Nabilsi ... [et al.] --Impact of centrosome abnormalities on breast cancer development and progression with a focus on targeting centrosomes for breast cancer therapy /Heide Schatten --New perspective on cyclin D1 : beyond cell cycle regulation /Chenguang Wang, Timothy G. Pestell, and Richard G. Pestell --Gene signatures of inflammatory breast cancer : epithelial plasticity and a cancer stem cell phenotype /Fredika M. Robertson ... [et al.] --Integrated human mammary epithelial cell culture system for studying carcinogenesis and aging /Martha R. Stampfer, Mark A. LaBarge, and James C. Garbe --New breast cancer treatment considerations a brief review of the use of genetically modified (attenuated) bacteria as therapy for advanced and metastatic breast cancer /Robert A. Kazmierczak ... [et al.].
  • Introduction to brain metastasis /Diane Palmieri --Molecular biology of brain metastasis /Stephan Woditschka ... [et al.] --Brain microenvironment /Mami Noda --Vascular permeability within brain metastases /Chris E. Adkins ... [et al.] --Imaging experimental brain metastases /Amanda M. Hamilton and Paula J. Foster --Possibilities of targeted therapies for brain metastasis /Frank Winkler --Surgery for brain metastasis /Douglas L. Stofko, Robert J. Weil, and Steven A. Toms --Is there a role for systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of brain metastases /Marc C. Chamberlain --Radiation therapy of CNS metastases /DeeDee Smart --Leptomeningeal metastasis /Priscilla K. Brastianos, Charilaos H. Brastianos, and April F. Eichler --Quality of life with CNS metastasis /Lauren A. Chandler and Kathleen L. Fuchs.
  • Chapman and Nakielny's Aids to Radiological Differential Diagnosis has become a classic resource for trainees and practitioners worldwide, to hone their knowledge of radiological differential diagnosis for the most commonly encountered conditions throughout the body. It is an invaluable quick-reference companion in everyday practice, as well as an essential study tool when preparing for the FRCR or similar examinations. This new edition is thoroughly revised and updated in line with latest clinical practice, knowledge and guidelines. The first section presents lists of differential diagnoses, supplemented by notes on useful facts and discriminating factors. These assist with the systematic assessment of radiographs and images from other modalities. The second section offers detailed summaries of the characteristic radiological appearance of a wide range of clinical conditions. New to this edition is complementary access to the complete, fully searchable eBook, making it even more practical to use than ever before, anytime, anywhere! Lists of differential diagnoses.Notes on radiological apperances.Ideal for preparation for radiological examinations.
  • Chapman and Nakielny's Guide to Radiological Procedures has become the classic, concise guide to the common procedures in imaging with which a radiology trainee will be expected to be familiar. Now fully revised and updated in line with current practice, it will also prove invaluable to the wider clinical team that now delivers modern imaging services, including radiographers and radiology nurses, as well as a handy refresher for radiologists at all levels. The highly accessible format has been retained, with every technique described under a set of standard headings, making it ideal for both quick reference and exam preparation. The important topic of 'consent' is reflected in an additional new chapter and the latest key guidelines are referenced throughout. New to this edition is complementary access to the complete, fully searchable eBook, making it even more practical to use than ever before, anytime, anywhere! Synoptic style makes for easy everyday quick reference as well as exam preparationSelectivity of techniques covered focuses candidates' attention on what questions to expect.Use of standard headings makes information highly accessible.
  • 1. Introduction, Development of the Algorithm, RoboChest Introduction, Additional Tools -- 2. Search Pattern, Interpretive Approach, Basic Anatomy and Fundamentals -- 3. Normal Chest X-Ray, Terminology and Radiographic Anatomy -- 4. Abnormal Lung Patterns -- 5. Abnormalities Involving the Pleura -- 6. Abnormal Mediastinum -- 7. Abnormal Bones, Soft Tissue, and Other Findings.
  • "From congenital or acquired problems in newborns to cardiovascular abnormalities in older children, this comprehensive text explains how to interpret chest radiographs and how to report that information in day-to-day practice. It steers readers through this often challenging area using numerous practical case examples, more than 400 high-quality radiographs, drawings and specimen photographs, straightforward explanations of findings, and the collective experience of several of the world's foremost experts on cardiac imaging and pediatric cardiology. After an introductory discussion or normal cardiac anatomy and imaging, the authors provide readers with a systematic approach to understanding chest images in children with congenital or acquired heart disease, followed by bulleted synopses of basic pathologic features, clinical manifestations, and radiographic findings." "This book will improve the accuracy and confidence of any radiologist, cardiologist; cardiac surgeon, or intensivist involved in the interpretation of pediatric chest images and is ideal for residents and fellows in radiology, pediatric cardiology, cardiac surgery, and intensive care medicine."--BOOK JACKET.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Chest wall lesions -- 3. Pleural and subpleural opacities -- 4. Pleural effusions -- 5. Pleural thickening and pleural calcification -- 6. Elevated diaphragm -- 7. Shift of the mediastinum -- 8. Widening of the mediastinum -- 9. Anterior mediastinal mass -- 10. Middle mediastinal mass -- 11. Hilar enlargement -- 12. Posterior mediastinal mass -- 13. Atelectasis -- 14. Segmental and lobar opacities -- 15. Diffuse air-space opacities -- 16. Multifocal ill-defined opacities -- 17. Diffuse fine nodular opacities -- 18. Fine reticular opacities -- 19. Coarse reticular opacities (honeycomb lung) -- 20. Solitary pulmonary nodule -- 21. Multiple nodules and masses -- 22. Hyperlucent thorax -- 23. Solitary lucent defect -- 24. Multiple lucent lesions.
  • Normal anatomy of the chest -- Signs and patterns of lung disease --Interstitial lung disease -- Alveolar lung disease -- Monitoring and support devices--"tubes and lines" -- Mediastinal masses -- Solitary and multiple pulmonary nodules -- Chest trauma -- Pleura, chest wall, and diaphragm -- Upper lung disease, infection, and immunity -- Atelectasis -- Peripheral lung disease -- Airways -- Unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax -- Neoplasms of the lung -- Congenital lung disease -- Pulmonary vasculature disease -- Congenital and acquired cardiac disease -- Thoracic aorta -- Self-assessment.
  • Reference: Normal CXR -- Core Knowledge -- Chest Radiology: The Basic Basics -- The LateraI CXR -- Alveolar Disease Versus lnterstitial Disease -- Pneumonia and the Silhouette Sign -- Lobar Collapse -- Hila and Hilar Abnormalities -- Pleural Abnormalities -- Mediastinum: Anatomy, Masses and Air -- Patterns in 21st Century Lung Infections -- Bronchial Carcinoma -- Cardiac Disease -- Pacemaker Assessment -- Patients in the Intensive Therapy Unit -- Particular Paediatric Points -- The Neonatal CXR -- The Radiologist's Toolbox -- Clinical Problems -- The CXR: Its Impact on Clinical Decision Making -- Analysis: One Lung Looks Blacker -- Analysis: White Out -- Analysis: Solitary Pulmonary Nodule -- Analysis: Multiple Pulmonary Nodules -- Suspected COPD -- Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism -- Suspected Aortic Dissection -- Suspected Metastatic Disease -- Chronic Cough: What To Look For -- Chest Pain: What To Look For -- Dyspnoea: What To Look For -- Asthmatic Attack: What To Look For -- Haemoptysis: What To Look For -- Systemic Hypertension: What To Look for -- Blunt Trauma: What To Look For.
  • With the rapid growth in the cost of imaging and political and market pressures to contain health care costs, physicians are being encouraged to order only appropriate radiologic exams and to rationalize their choices. The American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria have emerged as a widely accepted standard by which the appropriate use of radiologic exams is judged. This book is designed to enable physicians and trainees to learn the ACR recommendations in a clinically relevant and intellectually stimulating way. More than 400 clinical scenarios are organized into ten modules based on organ systems. Each scenario is addressed by means of an interactive quiz in which the reader is invited to select the best option from a number of imaging modalities. Each choice is given a numerical rating of appropriateness, with accompanying comments when necessary. Correlative images of pathologies are included to enhance the reader's appreciation of the diagnostic power of the modality in question. This book is ideal as a tool both for self-study and for quantitative evaluation of students' knowledge.
  • This book covers all aspects of chronic radiation syndrome (CRS) based on observations in a unique sample of residents of the Techa riverside villages in the southern Urals who were exposed to radioactive contamination in the 1950s owing to releases of liquid radioactive wastes from Mayak Production Association, which produced plutonium for weapons. In total, 940 cases of CRS were diagnosed in this population and these patients were subjected to detailed analysis. The opening chapters address the definition and classification of CRS, epidemiology and pathogenesis, covering molecular and cellular mechanisms, radioadaptation, and the role of tissue reactions. The pathoanatomy of CRS during the development and recovery stages is discussed for all organ systems. Clinical manifestations of CRS at the different stages are then described in detail and the dynamics of hematopoietic changes are thoroughly examined. In the following chapters, principles of diagnosis (including assessment of the exposure doses to critical organs) and differential diagnosis from a wide range of other conditions are discussed and current and potential treatment options, described. The medical and social rehabilitation of persons with CRS is also covered. This book, which casts new light on the condition, will be of value for all practitioners and researchers with an interest in CRS.
  • Section I. Epidemiology and Clinical Assessment / Epidemiology of Coronary Artery Disease / Tessa S. S. Genders and M. G. Myriam Hunink -- Physiology and Pathophysiology of Coronary Circulation / Andrea I. Guaricci, Luigi Di Biase and Giancarlo Casolo -- Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Primary Prevention / Giuseppe Tarantini, Paolo Buja and Michela Facchin -- Chronic (Stable) Coronary Artery Disease / Giancarlo Casolo -- Acute Coronary Syndrome: Clinical Assessment / Paolo Buja and Giuseppe Tarantini -- Section II. Targets of Coronary and non Coronary Imaging / Coronary Plaques / Antonio L'Abbate, Massimo Lombardi and Gualtiero Pelosi -- Myocardial Ischemia & Viability / Paolo G. Camici and Ornella Rimoldi -- Left and Right Ventricular Function, Contractility, Geometry, and Mass / Andrea I. Guaricci, Natale Daniele Brunetti, Roberta Romito, Giancarlo Casolo and Matteo Di Biase -- Pulmonary Veins and Cardiac Veins / Maurizio Del Greco, Flavia Ravelli and Massimiliano Marini -- Section III. CT Semeiology / Heart Anatomy / Ludovico La Grutta, Giovanni Gentile, Giuseppe Runza, Massimo Galia and Filippo Cademartiri, et al. -- Calcium Score and Coronary Plaque / Sara Seitun, Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini, Margherita Castiglione Morelli and Anselmo A. Palumbo, et al. -- Coronary Artery Stenosis on Cardiac CT / Sara Seitun, Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini, Margherita Castiglione Morelli and Filippo Cademartiri -- Coronary Artery Stents / Francesca Pugliese, Katarzyna Gruszczynska, Ian Baron, Ceri L. Davies and Steffen E. Petersen -- Evaluation of Bypass Grafts / Riccardo Marano, Giancarlo Savino, Carlo Liguori and Lorenzo Bonomo -- Myocardial Viability and Stress Perfusion / Tust Techasith, Brian Ghoshhajra and Udo Hoffmann -- Evaluation of Cardiac Volumetric and Functional Parameters / Giancarlo Messalli, Giuseppe Runza, Ludovico La Grutta, Erica Maffei and Chiara Martini, et al. -- Cardiac Veins and Pulmonary Veins / Maurizio Centonze, Giulia Casagranda, Maurizio Del Greco, Andrea Laudon and Alessandro Cristoforetti, et al. -- Collateral Findings on Cardiac CT / Roberto Malagò, Camilla Barbiani, Andrea Pezzato, Ugolino Alfonsi and Erica Maffei, et al. -- Reporting in Cardiac CT / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini, Udo Hoffmann and Filippo Cademartiri -- Training and Implementation in Cardiac CT / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Section IV. Technique / CT and CT Angiography -- Basics / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- CT of the Heart: Scan Technique / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Patient Preparation for Cardiac CT / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Contrast Material Administration in Cardiac CT / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Principles of Cardiac CT Scan Protocol Optimization / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Management of Radiation Dose in Cardiac CT / Erica Maffei, Chiara Martini and Filippo Cademartiri -- Artifacts in Cardiac CT / Roberto Malagò, Andrea Pezzato, Camilla Barbiani, Ugolino Alfonsi and Erica Maffei, et al.
  • SPECT/CT cameras have considerably improved diagnostic accuracy in recent years. Such cameras allow direct correlation of anatomic and functional information, resulting in better localization and definition of scintigraphic findings. In addition to this anatomic referencing, CT coregistration provides superior quantification of radiotracer uptake based on the attenuation correction capabilities of CT. Useful applications of SPECT/CT have been identified not only in oncology but also in other specialties such as orthopedics and cardiology. This book covers the full spectrum of clinical applications of SPECT/CT in diagnosis and therapy planning of benign and malignant diseases. Opening chapters discuss the technology and physics of SPECT/CT and its use for dosimetry. The role of SPECT/CT in the imaging of a range of pathologic conditions is then addressed in detail. Applications covered include, among others, imaging of the thyroid, bone, and lungs, imaging of neuroendocrine tumors, cardiac scintigraphy, and sentinel node scintigraphy. Individual chapters are also devoted to therapy planning in selective internal radiation therapy of liver tumors and bremsstrahlung SPECT/CT. Readers will find this book to be an essential and up-to-date source of information on this invaluable hybrid imaging technique.
  • With a special emphasis on the complementary nature of anatomic and functional cardiac data. Now in an illustrated Second Edition -- ensures physicians develop the skills they need to interpret cardiac CT images with confidence. This volume begins with a brief introduction to the essentials of CT technique, normal cardiac anatomy, and anatomic anomalies. The expert authors then discuss the clinical application of cardiac CT for risk stratification, how to evaluate coronary artery disease, and the preoperative planning for and postoperative assessment of percutaneous cardiac procedures, including coronary stents and bypass grafts. Features Entirely new chapters address evaluation of the thoracic aorta, congenital heart disease in the adult, triple rule-out CT angiography, and the latest innovations in cardiac CT; 1,157 high-resolution CT images -- including over 500 images that are new to this edition -- demonstrate the full range of normal cardiac variations and pathologic findings; An accompanying DVD contains 3-D displays of anatomic relationships and cine clips of more than 200 cases that demonstrate cardiac function and valve evaluation & New information on frontier techniques, including myocardial perfusion and targeted contrast agents. This highly visual reference is a must-have for anyone involved in performing or interpreting cardiac CT images.
  • Clinical PET and PET/CT, 2nd Edition presents a valuable overview of the basic principles and clinical applications of PET and PET/CT. Emphasis is placed on the familiarization of normal distribution, artifacts, and common imaging agents such as FDG in conjunction with CT, MRI, and US to establish the clinical effectiveness of PET and PET/CT. Practical information about updated PET and PET/CT scanners, imaging processing, correlation, and quantification of PET and PET/CT measurements is also presented. This book is divided into two sections, the first half dealing with the basic principles of PET and PET/CT for instrumentation, fusion, radiopharmaceuticals, radiosynthesis, safety, and cost analysis. The second part of this volume presents chapters on the clinical techniques and applications of PET and PET/CT for common oncologic, cardiologic, and neurologic diseases. Numerous full color images provide comprehensive coverage on essential clinical PET and PET/CT studies.
  • Principles, design, and operation of multi-slice CT -- PET imaging basics -- Design and operation of combined PET-CT scanners -- CT-based attenuation correction for PET -- Technical artifacts in PET-CT imaging -- Quantitation of PET data in clinical practice -- Patient preparation and management -- Radiation protection of technologists and ancillary personnel -- Application of CT contrast agents in PET-CT imaging -- Performance, interpretation, and reporting of PET-CT scans for body oncology imaging -- Pediatric management and preparation in PET-CT -- PET-CT in radiation treatment planning -- Probability and the principles of diagnostic certainty in medical imaging -- Principles of medical imaging in the diagnosis and staging of the cancer patient -- Principles of PET in cancer treatment for the assessment of chemotherapy and radiotherapy response and for radiotherapy treatment planning -- PET-CT imaging of lung cancer -- PET-CT of esophageal cancer -- PET-CT of head and neck cancers -- PET-CT of thyroid cancer -- PET-CT in breast cancer -- PET-CT in colorectal carcinoma -- PET-CT imaging of lymphoma -- PET-CT imaging in multiple myeloma, solitary plasmacytoma, and related plasma cell dyscrasias -- PET-CT of melanoma -- PET-CT of ovarian cancer -- PET-CT of cervical and uterine cancer -- PET-CT of testicular malignancies -- PET-CT in pediatric malignancies -- PET-CT of renal cell carcinoma -- PET-CT in soft tissue malignancies -- PET-CT of pancreatic cancer -- PET-CT of bone metastases.
  • 1. Normal thoracic anatomy and common variants / Arlene Sirajuddin -- 2. Management of solitary pulmonary nodules / Maria C. Shiau, Elie Portnoy and Stuart M. Garay -- 3. Lung cancer / Todd R. Hazelton and Frank W. Walsh -- 4. Pulmonary infections in the normal host / Loren Ketai and Helen Katrina Busby -- 5. Pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised host / Jean W. Kuriakose and Barry H. Gross -- 6. Pleural disease / A. Keith Rastogi and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 7. Pulmonary thromboembolic disease / Amie J. Tucker, Gopal Allada and Steven L. Primack -- 8. Non-thrombotic vascular disease of the chest / Elena Peña, Carole Dennie and George Chandy -- 9. Imaging of pulmonary hypertension / Mark L. Schiebler, James Runo, Leif Jensen and Christopher J. François -- 10. Obstructive pulmonary diseases / Megan Saettele, Timothy Saettele and Jonathan Chung -- 11. Imaging of airway disease / Shailaja J. Hayden and Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath -- 12. Idiopathic insterstitial pneumonias / Paul J. Lee and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 13. Occupational lung disease / Cris A. Meyer and James E. Lockey -- 14. Hemoptysis / Kristie M. Guite, Trina J. Hollatz and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 15. Non-AIDS immunologic diseases / Stephen A. Quinet and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 16. Critically ill patient / Jie C. Nguyen and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 17. Image guided thoracic interventions / Daniel Barnes, Kayvan Amjadi and Jean M. Seely.
  • This book is a concise guide to ordering radiology tests for diagnosis and treatment and provides best practice guidelines for patients whose management depends on a clinical question that is best approached through imaging. Organized primarily by organ system, it outlines considerations in selecting the most efficacious imaging studies based on the clinical history, laboratory values, and physical findings to arrive cost-effectively at a correct diagnosis. It also explores the current limitations of each imaging modality and presents evidence-based information to insure that patient safety.
  • Overview of Colorectal Cancer /Joseph C. Anderson --Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests and Recommendations /Don C. Rockey --CTC Background and Development /Darren Boone --Indications and Evidence for CTC /Elizabeth G. McFarland --Performance and Interpretation of CTC /Peter D. Poullos --Integration of CTC into a CRC Screening Program /Steven Carpenter --CTC Controversies (Radiation Exposure, Extracolonic Findings, Cost-Effectiveness) /Andrea Laghi, Franco Iafrate --CTC Pitfalls/Limitations /Donald W. Jensen, Duncan Barlow --Future Directions/Innovations with CTC (Prepless CTC, Alternative Displays, Computer-Aided Detection) /Farid Dahi, Abraham H. Dachman.
  • 1. The Combat Environment: Preparation for Deployment -- 2. Echelons of Combat Casualty Care and Associated Imaging Resources -- 3. Blast and Ballistics: Types, Background, Terminology -- 4. Introduction to Imaging of Penetrating/Perforating Blast and Ballistic Injuries -- 5. Significant Medical Advances on the Battlefield and the Changing Roles of Imaging -- 6. Imaging Thresholds of Salvageability of Life, Limb, and Eyesight -- 7. Imaging Traumatic Brain Injury On and Off the Battlefield -- 8. Chest Imaging in a Battlefield Hospital -- 9. Abdomen and Pelvis Imaging in Iraq -- 10. Skeletal Trauma in Iraq.
  • In this fourth edition of Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases, the text has been thoroughly amended, updated, and partially rearranged to reflect the latest advances. In addition to discussing the role of pinhole imaging in the range of disorders previously covered, the new edition pays detailed attention to the novel diagnostic use of gamma correction pinhole bone scan in a broad spectrum of skeletal disorders, including physical, traumatic, and sports injuries, infectious and non-infectious bone diseases, benign and malignant bone tumors, and soft tissue diseases. A large number of state of the art pinhole scans and corroborative CT, MRI, and/or ultrasound images are presented side by side. The book has been enlarged to encompass various new topics, including occult fractures; cervical sprain and whiplash trauma; bone marrow edema; microfractures of trabeculae; evident, gaping, and stress fractures; and differential diagnosis. This new edition will be essential reading for practitioners and researchers in not only nuclear medicine but also radiology, orthopedic surgery, and pathology.
  • Architectural distortion is an important and early sign of breast cancer, but because of its subtlety, it is a common cause of false-negative findings on screening mammograms. Screening mammograms obtained prior to the detection of cancer could contain subtle signs of early stages of breast cancer, in particular, architectural distortion. This book presents image processing and pattern recognition techniques to detect architectural distortion in prior mammograms of interval-cancer cases. The methods are based upon Gabor filters, phase portrait analysis, procedures for the analysis of the angular spread of power, fractal analysis, Laws' texture energy measures derived from geometrically transformed regions of interest (ROIs), and Haralick's texture features. With Gabor filters and phase-portrait analysis, 4,224 ROIs were automatically obtained from 106 prior mammograms of 56 interval-cancer cases, including 301 true-positive ROIs related to architectural distortion, and from 52 mammograms of 13 normal cases. For each ROI, the fractal dimension, the entropy of the angular spread of power, 10 Laws' texture energy measures, and Haralick's 14 texture features were computed. The areas under the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves obtained using the features selected by stepwise logistic regression and the leave-one-image-out method are 0.77 with the Bayesian classifier, 0.76 with Fisher linear discriminant analysis, and 0.79 with a neural network classifier. Free-response ROC analysis indicated sensitivities of 0.80 and 0.90 at 5.7 and 8.8 false positives (FPs) per image, respectively, with the Bayesian classifier and the leave-one-image-out method. The present study has demonstrated the ability to detect early signs of breast cancer 15 months ahead of the time of clinical diagnosis, on the average, for interval-cancer cases, with a sensitivity of 0.8 at 5.7 FP/image. The presented computer-aided detection techniques, dedicated to accurate detection and localization of architectural distortion, could lead to efficient detection of early and subtle signs of breast cancer at pre-mass-formation stages.
  • Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become the standard of reference in dental imaging. The distribution of CBCT devices is increasingly wide, and the number of required examinations is constantly growing. In this setting, it is now essential that medical and technical staff receive specific training in the use of CBCT and that technical guidelines for CBCT examinations are established. This clearly structured book on CBCT will be an ideal aid in daily clinical practice. It clearly explains basic CBCT anatomy, examination technique, and the use of 3D reformatting software. A wide range of cases are presented, covering the most frequent and relevant conditions and pathologies, including dental anomalies, inflammatory and degenerative disease, tumors, and implants.
  • Cone Beam CT of the Head and Neck' presents normal anatomy of the head using photographs of cadavers and CBCT images in sagittal, axial and coronal planes with the anatomic structures and landmarks clearly labelled. Important structures and regions are presented in detailed view. This is the first book with photographs of human tissue (based on slicing of cadaveric heads) combined with CBCT images.
  • Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is the process of retrieval of images from a database that are similar to a query image, using measures derived from the images themselves, rather than relying on accompanying text or annotation. To achieve CBIR, the contents of the images need to be characterized by quantitative features; the features of the query image are compared with the features of each image in the database and images having high similarity with respect to the query image are retrieved and displayed. CBIR of medical images is a useful tool and could provide radiologists with assistance in the form of a display of relevant past cases. One of the challenging aspects of CBIR is to extract features from the images to represent their visual, diagnostic, or application-specific information content. In this book, methods are presented for preprocessing, segmentation, landmarking, feature extraction, and indexing of mammograms for CBIR. The preprocessing steps include anisotropic diffusion and the Wiener filter to remove noise and perform image enhancement. Techniques are described for segmentation of the breast and fibroglandular disk, including maximum entropy, a moment-preserving method, and Otsu's method. Image processing techniques are described for automatic detection of the nipple and the edge of the pectoral muscle via analysis in the Radon domain. By using the nipple and the pectoral muscle as landmarks, mammograms are divided into their internal, external, upper, and lower parts for further analysis. Methods are presented for feature extraction using texture analysis, shape analysis, granulometric analysis, moments, and statistical measures.
  • Coronary Anatomy / Gonda J. de Jonge, Peter M. A. van Ooijen, Jean-Louis Sablayrolles, Guido Ligabue and Felix Zijlstra -- Invasive Coronary Imaging / Michael R. Rees, Felix Zijlstra, Johan H. C. Reiber, Joan C. Tuinenburg and Gerhard Koning, et al. -- Non-Invasive Coronary Imaging / Thomas G. Flohr, Bernd Ohnesorge, Robert R. Edelman, Debiao Li and Hatem Alkadhi, et al. -- Non-Invasive Measurement of Coronary Atherosclerosis / Wilfred F. A. den Dunnen, Albert J. H. Suurmeijer, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart Proença, Christopher Herzog and Jaap M. Groen, et al. -- Multi-Dimensional Computed Cardiac Visualization / Peter M. A. van Ooijen, Wisnu Kristanto, Gonda J. de Jonge, Caroline Kuehnel and Anja Hennemuth, et al.
  • 1. Basic Principles: Radiologic Techniques and Radiation Safety -- -- Radiologic Techniques in the Intensive Care Unit / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Radiation Exposure and Radiation Safety / A. Stadler ; Communication, Reporting of Findings, and Teleradiology / M. Walz and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 2. Thoracic Imaging of the Intensive Care Patient -- -- Technique of Portable Chest Radiography / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Communication between Radiologists and Clinicians / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Catheters and Monitoring Devices / E. Eisenhuber-Stadler and P. Wunderbaldinger ; Pulmonary Hemodynamics and Edema in ICU Patients / S. Metz-Schimmerl and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome / I. Noebauer-Huhmann, L. Kramer, and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Pneumonia / C. Schaefer-Prokop and E. Eisenhuber-Stadler ; Atelectasis / Eisenhuber-Stadler ; Pneumothorax / E. Eisenhuber-Stadler and S. Metz-Schimmerl ; Pleural Effusion / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Acute Pulmonary Embolism / S. Metz-Schimmerl and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 3 Imaging of Intensive Care Patients after Thoracic Surgery / M. Fuchsjaeger and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 4. Acute Abdomen in Intensive Care Patients -- -- Acute Pancreatitis / M. Uffmann ; Acute Cholecystitis and Cholangitis / M. Uffmann ; Acute (Pyelo)nephritis (Urosepsis) / G. Heinz-Peer ; Acute Renal Failure / G. Heinz-Peer ; Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding / C. Loewe, E. Schober, and M. Ceijna ; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / E. Schober and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Acute Intestinal Ischemia / W. Schima and M. Prokop.
  • Part I. Cardiac embryology and the normal heart -- Cardiac embryology -- The normal heart -- Normal anatomic variants and imaging artifacts mimicking pathology -- Part II. Basic nomenclature and approach to evaluating congenital heart disease imaging -- Basic nomenclature in adult congenital heart disease -- Segmental, sequential approach to CT interpretation in adult congenital heart disease -- Part III. CT imaging techniques in adult congenital heart disease -- Part IV. Congenital dysplasias and cardiomyopathies -- Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia -- Uhl anomaly -- Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- Part V. Anomalies with normal chamber and valve sequence and position -- Septal defects -- Atrioventricular valve abnormalities -- Left venntricular outflow tract abnormalities -- Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction -- Arterial anomalies -- Coronaryu artery anomalies -- Congenital venous anomalies -- Part VI. Anomalies with abnormal chamber sequence or relationship -- Abnormal relationship between the atria and ventricles -- Abnormal relationship between ventricles and great vessels -- Heterotaxy syndrome -- Part VII. Palliative and corrective procedures in adult congenital heart disease -- Percutaneous closures -- Aortopulmonary shunts: Blalock-Taussig, Potts, Waterston -- Atrial baffles for the treatment of transposition of the great artaeries (Mustard, Senning) -- Arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries -- Systemic vein to pulmonary artery shunts: Glenn, Fontan, and Kawashima procedures -- Rastelli procedure -- Damus-Kaye-Stansel procedure -- Double-switch procedure -- Ross procedure -- Norwood procedures and Sano modification -- Aortic coarctation repairs -- Part VIII. Congenital pericardial abnormmalites -- Congenital absence of the pericardium.
  • Structure: Coronary CT angiography {u2013} State of the Art -- Function: CT Assessment of global and regional cardiac function {u2013} State of the Art -- Perfusion: Why are we interested in myocardial perfusion -- CT evaluation of the myocardial blood supply: Technical options -- CT evaluation of the myocardial blood supply {u2013} Single-source, single-energy CT -- CT evaluation of the myocardial blood supply: Ultra-low radiation dose CT techniques -- CT evaluation of the myocardial blood supply: Dual-source dual-energy CT -- CT evaluation of the myocardial blood supply: Fast kV-switching dual-energy CT -- Dynamic, time-resolved CT imaging of myocardial perfusion: Dual-source CT -- Dynamic, time-resolved CT imaging of myocardial perfusion: 256-slice CT -- Dynamic, time-resolved CT imaging of myocardial perfusion: 320-slice CT -- CT assessment of the myocardial blood supply: Quantitative imaging -- Viability: Why are we interested in myocardial viability -- CT approaches for the assessment of myocardial viability -- CT imaging of myocardial viability: experimental and clinical evidence -- CT assessment of myocardial viability: Quantitative imaging -- Clinical Implementation: CT myocardial perfusion imaging: Clinical implementation -- Integrative imaging of coronary heart disease: Future perspectives -- Protocol recommendations.
  • CT of the acute abdomen 2011, Springer
  • This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the continuously evolving field of dual-energy CT (DECT). An introductory section presents information on the physical and technical background of DECT and considers nonspecific and specific software advantages. Clinical applications of DECT in the evaluation of retroperitoneal viscera are then addressed in detail with the help of high-quality illustrations. Particular attention is devoted to the most recent DECT study protocols, software, and applications in aortic, renal, pancreatic, and adrenal disease. A number of case studies are reported that elucidate the advantages of DECT, and the relevant literature is extensively discussed. The book closes by considering radiation dose and dose-saving measures. The simple and practical approach offered by this book will assist radiologists in the optimal routine use and interpretation of DECT in different retroperitoneal sites and radiology technologists in the choice of settings and parameters.
  • This book provides a comprehensive review of CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography, a new non-invasive diagnostic technique that allows the evaluation of the entire gynecologic tract in a single study, by combining the benefits of hysterosalpingography (HSG) with multidetector Computed Tomography (CT). The addition of 64-row CT scanners with HSG has significantly improved visualization and assessment of the uterine cavity and fallopian tubes, and allows for the diagnosis of polyps, myomas, uterine anomalies and tubal pathology with a high degree of accuracy. CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography is written and edited by the leaders in the field and covers all aspects of the technique, from its origin and technical principles through to descriptions of the normal anatomy and most common pathologies. This will be an essential text for Gynecologists, Infertility Specialists, Radiologists and Reproductive Endocrinologists who would want to learn about this technique and how it can be implemented in their practice.
  • Interventional radiology is an indispensable and still expanding area of modern medicine that encompasses numerous diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Cross-sectional imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) have emerged as important techniques for non-vascular interventions, including percutaneous biopsy, drainage, ablation, and neurolysis. Various organs, diseases, and lesions can be approached in this way, permitting the treatment and management of tumors, fluid collections, and pain, the embolization of endoleaks, the provision of access to hollow organs, etc. Accordingly, interventional radiology is now an integral component of the interdisciplinary management of numerous disorders. The revised and significantly extended second edition of this volume covers a broad range of non-vascular interventions guided by CT or MR imaging. Indications, materials, techniques, and results are all carefully discussed. A particularly comprehensive section is devoted to interventional oncology as the most rapidly growing branch of interventional radiology. In addition, detailed information is provided that will assist in establishing and developing an interventional service. This richly illustrated book will be a most valuable source of information and guidance for all radiologists who deal with non-vascular procedures.
  • Defining organs at risk is a crucial task for radiation oncologists when aiming to optimize the benefit of radiation therapy, with delivery of the maximum dose to the tumor volume while sparing healthy tissues. This book will prove an invaluable guide to the delineation of organs at risk of toxicity in patients undergoing radiotherapy. The first and second sections address the anatomy of organs at risk, discuss the pathophysiology of radiation-induced damage, and present dose constraints and methods for target volume delineation. The third section is devoted to the radiological anatomy of organs at risk as seen on typical radiotherapy planning CT scans, with a view to assisting the radiation oncologist to recognize and delineate these organs for each anatomical region head and neck, mediastinum, abdomen, and pelvis. The book is intended both for young radiation oncologists still in training and for their senior colleagues wishing to reduce intra-institutional variations in practice and thereby to standardize the definition of clinical target volumes.
  • "A practical approach to the early detection and management of breast cancer. This lavishly illustrated atlas provides radiologists with essential information for the differential diagnosis of breast diseases on the basis of clinical presentation, mammography, and ultrasound. The book begins with chapters on tumor biology, prognostic factors, and histology. The authors then provide a thorough evaluation of various methods for early detection and accurate diagnosis, including analog and digital mammography, ultrasound, MR imaging, PET/CT, and interventional procedures. They discuss in detail the strengths and limitations of each imaging modality, aspects of quality control, test intervals, peri- and postoperative management principles, and follow-up care.Highlights:- Presentation of difficult cases that effectively demonstrate the diagnostic hurdles and forensic pitfalls in breast diagnosis- Special sections on breast cancer in men and young women, with discussion of women who are pregnant or lactating- Color-coded practical tips and clinical notes for optimal comprehension of the material- Extensive Q&A sections for self-testing in two major chapters - More than 1,700 high-quality illustrations, including clinical color photographs, ultrasound images, and mammograms"--Provided by publisher.
  • Endovascular repair of dialysis fistulas and grafts: strengths and weaknesses --Role of the nephrologist, interventional radiologist, and vascular access in the treatment of end-Stage renal disease --Access creation strategy --Natural history of vascular access --Radiological anatomy and preoperative imaging of upper limb vessels --Indications and imaging modalities in dialysis access --Psychological and clinical issues --Patient preparation prior to angiography and endovascular interventions --Angiography (Fistulography) --Dilation and stent placement --Hand ischemia --Treatment of thrombosed accesses --Therapeutic occlusion of dysfunctional accesses --Complications during and after vascular access endovascular procedures --Vascular access intervention outcomes.
  • "Encompassing the entire spectrum of breast imaging and diagnostics, this acclaimed text provides a systematic and pragmatic guide for all clinicians involved in diagnosing breast disease. The new third edition has been fully updated to include advances in mammography, ultrasound, breast MRI, percutaneous interventions, and emerging technologies, with pros and cons and evidence-based approaches throughout. Special features of the third edition: Coverage of the field, with comprehensive sections on examination procedures and technical requirements; histologic, clinical, and radiologic appearance of a wide range of breast pathologies; results of international screening studies; and much more. Nearly 1,200 clear radiographic images showing normal findings, benign and malignant disorders, and post-traumatic, post-surgical, and post-therapeutic changes to the breast. Innovations in digital mammography, tomosynthesis, and computer assisted detection (CAD); new chapters on imaging of implants, lesions of uncertain malignant potential, developing technologies; and more. A systematic, highly reproducible methodology for detection, diagnosis, and assessment of findings. Easy-to-follow flowcharts for the diagnostic work-up of both typical and atypical cases. Written by world-renowned authorities with decades of clinical experience, this book provides a brilliant orientation to the multimodality diagnostic approach and therapeutic significance of breast imaging findings. It is an essential reference and board review for radiologists, residents and fellows, gynecologists, oncologists, surgeons, technologists, and any other interdisciplinary specialist working to improve outcomes in breast disease"--Provided by publisher.
  • With its complex anatomy and specialized biomechanics, the human hand has always presented physicians with a unique challenge when it comes to diagnosing and treating the diseases that afflict it. And while recent decades have seen a rapid increase in the number of therapeutic options, many diseases and injuries of the hand are still commonly misinterpreted. In this book, an interdisciplinary team, comprising specialists in radiology, surgery, and rheumatology, presents a comprehensive, reliable guide to this topographically intricate area. Highlights include: More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations; state-of-the-art imaging modalities -- including multiline spiral CR, with 2D displays and 3D reconstructions, and contrast -- enhanced MRI with multi-channel, phased-array coils; an overview of all currently used methods of examination; a detailed presentation of the anatomic and functional foundations necessary for diagnosis; full coverage of all disorders of the hand; and systematic treatment of each disease's definition, pathogenesis, and clinical symptoms, according to a graduated diagnostic plan.
  • "This unique, findings-oriented guide to computed tomography is organized to reflect the way radiologists really work: progressing from general impressions to definitive diagnoses. In nearly 1000 high-quality scabs, the radiologist will find CT findings depicting frequently encountered congenital and acquired diseases and disorders. Included in the wide-ranging survey of CT findings are traumatic injuries; congenital anomalies; and infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and degenerative disease processes. For convenience, these are grouped anatomically by brain, head and neck, spine, musculoskeletal system, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. In addition, the book's extensive index systematically cross-references diseases and CT findings, providing even greater accessibility to key information"--Provided by publisher.
  • Bone. Osteopenia / Francis A. Burgener -- Osteosclerosis / Francis A. Burgener -- Periosteal reactions / Francis A. Burgener -- Trauma and fractures / Francis A. Burgener -- Localized bone lesions / Francis A. Burgener -- Joint diseases / Francis A. Burgener -- Joint and soft-tissue calcification / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Skull / Francis A. Burgener -- Orbits / Francis A. Burgener -- Nasal fossa and paranasal sinuses / Francis A. Burgener -- Jaws and teeth / Francis A. Burgener -- Spine and pelvis / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Clavicles, ribs, and sternum / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Extremities / Francis A. Burgener, Martti Kormano, and Tomi Pudas -- Hands and feet / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Chest. Cardiac enlargement / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Mediastinal or hilar enlargement / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Pleura and diaphragm / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Intrathoracic calcifications / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Alveolar infiltrates and atelectasis / Francis A. Burgener -- Interstitial lung disease / Francis A. Burgener --Pulmonary edema and symmetrical bilateral infiltrates / Francis A. Burgener -- Pulmonary nodules and mass lesions / Francis A. Burgener -- Pulmonary cavitary and cystic lesions / Francis A. Burgener -- Hyperlucent lung / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Abdomen. Abnormal abdominal gas patterns and dilatation and motility disorders in the gastrointestinal tract / Francis A. Burgener and Martti Kormano -- Abdominal calcifications / Martti Kormano and Francis A. Burgener -- Abnormal mucosal pattern in the gastrointestinal tract / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Narrowing in the gastrointestinal tract / Francis A. Burgener -- Filling defects in the gastrointestinal tract / Francis A. Burgener -- Ulcers, diverticula, and fistulas in the gastrointestinal tract / Martti Kormano and Tomi Pudas -- Gallbladder and bile duct abnormalities / Francis A. Burgener -- Abnormal renal papillae and calices / Francis A. Burgener -- Filling defects in the urinary tract / Francis A. Burgener -- Urinary tract obstructuion and dilatation / Francis A. Burgener.
  • "Efficiency is the key word at the heart of the concept for this diagnostic atlas - efficiency of presentation and diagnostic efficiency achieved through its use. The contents are arranged in chapters according to organ or body part. Each chapter begins with a list of the radiographic findings referring to the relevant table/page number for that finding. The text within these tables is presented under three columns: possible diagnoses, radiographic findings, and general comments. Corresponding sample images of the highest quality are then provided for the more common conditions throughout. Rare diseases are marked with asterisks and are illustrated where appropriate. The hard-pressed radiologist will welcome this work as an efficient and reliable guide to the interpretation of pediatric images"--Provided by publisher.
  • Fundus images of the retina are color images of the eye taken by specially designed digital cameras. Ophthalmologists rely on fundus images to diagnose various diseases that affect the eye, such as diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity. A crucial preliminary step in the analysis of retinal images is the identification and localization of important anatomical structures, such as the optic nerve head (ONH), the macula, and the major vascular arcades. Identification of the ONH is an important initial step in the detection and analysis of the anatomical structures and pathological features in the retina. Different types of retinal pathology may be detected and analyzed via the application of appropriately designed techniques of digital image processing and pattern recognition. Computer-aided analysis of retinal images has the potential to facilitate quantitative and objective analysis of retinal lesions and abnormalities. Accurate identification and localization of retinal features and lesions could contribute to improved diagnosis, treatment, and management of retinopathy.
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