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Functional Imaging of the Chest

Author : Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
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For a long time, imaging of the chest was based on the use of either radiography, demonstrating lung morphology, or scintigraphy, looking at lung function. However, as a result of recent developments in CT and MRI technology it is now possible to perform dedicated investigations of different aspects of lung function, such as ventilation, perfusion, gas exchange, and respiratory mechanics. This volume, written by acknowledged experts in the field, provides a well-illustrated and comprehensive review of these novel approaches to functional imaging of the chest. It will be of great assistance to all who are establishing such strategies in the research or clinical arenas for the diagnostic work-up and follow-up of patients with lung diseases.

Chest Imaging

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Chest Imaging presents a comprehensive review of thoracic pathologies commonly encountered by practicing radiologists and residents in training. The volume covers topics including: Common Abnormalities, Emergency Radiology, Pleural Disease, Infections, Neoplasms, and Airway Disease. Each section begins with an overview chapter that orientes the reader to the concerns and issues related to imaging in the specific anatomic region or category. Part of the Rotations in Radiology series, this book offers a guided approach to imaging diagnosis with examples of all imaging modalities complimented by the basics of interpretation and technique and the nuances necessary to arrive at the best diagnosis. Each chapter contains a targeted discussion of a pathology which reviews the definition, clinical features, anatomy and physiology, imaging techniques, differential diagnosis, clinical issues, key points, and further reading. This book is a must-read for residents and practitioners in radiology seeking refreshing on essential facts and imaging abnormalities in thoracic imaging.

Imaging of Diseases of the Chest E Book

Author : David M. Hansell
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This is the ideal resource for all those requiring an authoritative and up-to-date review of imaging appearances of diseases of the lung, pleura and mediastinum. Chest radiography and CT are integrated with other imaging techniques, including MRI and PET, where appropriate. The clinical and pathologic features of different diseases are provided in varying degrees of detail with more in depth coverage given to rarer and less well understood conditions. A single volume, comprehensive reference text on chest radiology.Provides in a single resource all of the information a generalist in diagnostic radiology needs to know. Concisely and clearly written by a team of 4 internationally recognized authors.Avoids the inconsistency, repetition, and unevenness of coverage that is inherent in multi-contributed books. Multimodality coverage integrated throughout every chapter.All of the applicable imaging modalities are covered in a clinically relevant, diagnostically helpful way. Approximately 3,000 high quality, good-sized images.Provides a complete visual guide that the practitioner can refer to for help in interpretation and diagnosis. Covers both common and uncommon disorders.Provides the user with a single comprehensive resource, no need to consult alternative resources. Access the full text online and download images via Expert Consult Access the latest version of the Fleischner Society's glossary of terms for thoracic imaging. Outlines, summary boxes, key points used throughout.Makes content more accessible by highlighting essential information. Brand new color images to illustrate Functional imaging techniques.Many of the new imaging techniques can provide functional as well as anatomic information. Introduction of a second color throughout in summary boxes in order to better highlight key information. There’s a wealth of key information in the summary boxes—will be highlighted more from the narrative text and will therefore be easier to access. Practical tips on identifying anatomic variants and artefacts in order to avoid diagnostic pitfalls.Many misdiagnoses are the result of basic errors in correlating the anatomic changes seen with imaging to their underlying pathologic processes. Latest techniques in CT, MRI and PET as they relate to thoracic diseases. The pace of development in imaging modalities and new applications/refined techniques in existing modalities continues to drive radiology forward as a specialty. Emphasis on cost-effective image/modality selection.Addresses the hugely important issue of cost-containment by emphasizing which imaging modality is helpful and which is not in any given clinical diagnosis. COPD and Diffuse Lung Disease, Small Airway disease chapters extensively up-dated. Access the full text online and download images via Expert Consult Access the latest version of the Fleischner Society's glossary of terms for thoracic imaging.

Pulmonary Functional Imaging

Author : Yoshiharu Ohno
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This book reviews the basics of pulmonary functional imaging using new CT and MR techniques and describes the clinical applications of these techniques in detail. The intention is to equip readers with a full understanding of pulmonary functional imaging that will allow optimal application of all relevant techniques in the assessment of a variety of diseases, including COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary thromboembolism, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer and pulmonary nodule. Pulmonary functional imaging has been promoted as a research and diagnostic tool that has the capability to overcome the limitations of morphological assessments as well as functional evaluation based on traditional nuclear medicine studies. The recent advances in CT and MRI and in medical image processing and analysis have given further impetus to pulmonary functional imaging and provide the basis for future expansion of its use in clinical applications. In documenting the utility of state-of-the-art pulmonary functional imaging in diagnostic radiology and pulmonary medicine, this book will be of high value for chest radiologists, pulmonologists, pulmonary surgeons, and radiation technologists.

Pediatric Chest Imaging

Author : Javier Lucaya
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Imaging of the pediatric chest has changed significantly over the past 20 years. New technology has been introduced, and knowledge of pediatric chest diseases has expanded considerably. This book presents the state of the art in the diagnosis of pediatric chest disorders, highlighting the role played by advanced technology. Special attention is devoted to the technical aspects of the modern imaging modalities, their indications, and the diagnostic information that they supply. Some chapters focus on the use and role of individual modalities, while others address in detail specific disorders. Without exception, the authors are internationally known experts in the field. This superbly illustrated book, which is unique in covering all the essential aspects of pediatric chest imaging, will serve as an invaluable reference for all specialists who routinely image children as well as for those who need access to information on how best to image them!

Cumulated Index Medicus

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Diagnostic Imaging Nuclear Medicine E Book

Author : Paige A Bennett
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Covering the entire spectrum of this fast-changing field, Diagnostic Imaging: Nuclear Medicine, third edition, is an invaluable resource for nuclear medicine physicians, general radiologists, and trainees—anyone who requires an easily accessible, highly visual reference on today’s rapidly changing nuclear medicine therapies. Updated throughout, it addresses the most appropriate nuclear medicine options available to answer specific clinical questions within the framework of all imaging modalities, making this edition a useful learning tool as well as a handy reference for daily practice. Reflects recent advances in the field with information on new guidelines, new imaging protocols and equipment, and new radiotracers —including I-131 therapy for thyroid cancer; new tracers for PET/CT for prostate cancer, carcinoid tumor, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and many more; new procedures for GI motility; new SPECT/CT protocols for sentinel lymph node mapping, parathyroid adenoma, pulmonary embolism, and more Contains new chapters on approach to nuclear medicine therapy, Lu-177 Dotatate therapy for SRS positive tumors, Lu-177 PSMA therapy for prostate cancer, GFR Analysis, pulmonary carcinoid tumor, meningioma, and pediatric CNS and neuroendocrine tumors Details new targeted nuclear medicine therapies, including theranostics: using one radioactive drug to diagnose and a second radioactive drug to deliver therapy to treat a main tumor and any metastatic tumors Features more than 1,500 high-quality images, many new or updated, including pediatric imaging, oncology imaging, radiology images, full-color drawings and illustrations, and 3D renderings Covers the physics behind nuclear medicine with safety considerations for both patients and radiologists Uses bulleted, succinct text and highly templated chapters to help you make informed decisions at the point of care

Chest

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Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing

Author : Federico Dajas-Bailador
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Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing explains how drugs work and why they should be prescribed for common medical conditions. Linking disease processes to pharmacological interventions, this guide gives a sound basis for evidence based prescribing. Written for medical students, trainee doctors and non-medical prescribers, it addresses all aspects of practical pharmacology, explaining drug classes, their mechanisms and effects on the body. Ultimately its focus is on clinical use, so that safe prescribing decisions are based on sound understanding of science - why and how drugs work to treat common conditions. Every chapter provides clear linkages between pathophysiology of disease and drug mechanisms, highlighted in original illustrations that bring together drug mechanisms, pathways and their place in medical management. Unwanted effects, drug interactions and prescribing warnings are emphasised to help the reader become aware of critical issues in prescribing. This resource also addresses how to prescribe for vulnerable patient groups and provokes deep understanding for patient safety. Written by a Practicing Pharmaceutical Physician with a D.Phil in Pharmacology, an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and a Senior hospital-based Clinical Pharmacist. The textbook has been extensively reviewed by practicing clinicians such that this new resource exemplifies the skills and knowledge needed for practical, legal and safe clinical prescribing.

Impact of Functional Imaging in Neurology and Psychiatry

Author : John Wade
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General Thoracic Surgery

Author : Thomas W. Shields
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This leading comprehensive reference on thoracic surgery is now in its thoroughly revised and expanded Fifth Edition. This edition features an extensive section on thoracic imaging, new approaches to the treatment of carcinoma of the lung, and greatly expanded coverage of new surgical techniques, particularly minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Shields has invited two eminent surgeons - Drs. LoCicero and Ponn - to join him as co-editors, and this editorial team has recruited an outstanding international group of contributors. Complementing the text are more than 2,200 images, line drawings, and clinical photographs, more than 650 of which are new to this edition. Organised by anatomic region, the text offers comprehensive guidelines on the surgical management of diseases of the lung, pleura, diaphragm, chest wall, esophagus, and mediastinum. Close attention is given to non-invasive and invasive diagnostic procedures, preoperative assessment, and postoperative care. Coverage encompasses the entire spectrum of diseases, including congenital and structural abnormalities, infections, inflammatory conditions, traumatic injuries, and benign and malignant tumours

Synopsis of Diseases of the Chest

Author : Richard S. Fraser
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Derived from Fraser and Parě's encyclopedic Diagnosis of Diseases of the Chest, this state-of-the-art New Edition focuses on the diseases and disorders clinicians see in everyday practice. Over 1,400 beautifully reproduced images, including 100 in full color, demonstrate the clinical appearance of a full range of conditions.

Pulmonary And Cardiac Imaging Lipsom

Author : Caroline Chiles
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This unique volume integrates clinical and research areas in pulmonary and cardiac medicine with current imaging modalities from conventional radiography, radionuclide imaging, computed tomography, ultrasonography, and angiography to magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography - facilitating early disease detection and appropriate therapy. Giving in-depth treatment of topics such as bronchogenic carcinoma, thoracic trauma, lung transplantation, pulmonary hemorrhage, emphysema, imaging-guided transthoracic needle biopsy, and pulmonary embolism, Pulmonary and Cardiac Imaging explains the difficulty of precise radiological diagnosis in the immunocompromised patient due to complications by multiorganism infections...covers focal and central airway lesions, bronchiectasis, and physiological imaging...discusses the radiological assessment for thoracic surgery-related conditions...highlights the use of digital projectional images...includes new noninvasive means of cardiac imaging...provides imaging algorithms for thoracic aortic aneurysm, dissection, traumatic rupture, and aortic stenosis...and more.

Surgery of the Chest

Author : David C. Sabiston
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Radiologic Diagnosis of Diseases of the Chest

Author : Nestor Luiz Müller
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RADIOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASES OF THE CHEST provides a superb, concise overview of the radiologic manifestations of chest disease. This unique book is a radiologic companion to Fraser & Pare's DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASES OF THE CHEST, 4TH EDITION. An abbreviated approach to the subject matter provides only the most essential etiologic, pathogenetic, clinical, and pathologic information. This format suits physicians requiring a concise review of the radiologic manifestations of chest disease. Several new illustrations and numerous tables have been added, and information has been updated throughout. Direct from the world's foremost experts on diagnosing chest disease. Hundreds of high-quality illustrations of chest radiographs, conventional CT, high resolution CT, spiral CT, and MR imaging. Numerous tables with essential findings, providing you with an easy review of essential clinical and radiologic information. Differential diagnosis aids run throughout the text. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-643-6

Pulmonary Radiology

Author : Reginald Greene
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Members of the Fleischner Society have created a clinical reference in chest radiology. The work includes topics ranging from high resolution CT to imaging in transplantation, from pleural physiology to immunosuppressive disorders. Members of the Society use a multidisciplinary approach to the morphologic, pathologic, physiologic, radiologic, and clinical aspects of areas which include: the developing lung, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, acute lung injury, airways disease, lung cancer and AIDS.

NMR in Medicine

Author : American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Summer School
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Over the past decade, we have witnessed a dramatic acceleration in the application of magnetic resonance techniques within the medical sciences. Following the original experimental demonstration of the NMR phenomenon by Bloch and Purcell in 1946, emphasis was directed toward the study of physical materials: however, in the 1950's and 1960's, research was reported on the use of NMR to investigate the properties of biological materials including cell systems, excised muscle tissue and certain in vivo models. This book fully discusses this important topic.

Korean Journal of Radiology

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Digital Imaging AAPM Summer School 1993

Author : William R. Hendee
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Proceedings of the 1993 Summer School on Digital Imaging of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, held Aug. 1-6, 1993 at the U. of Virginia, Charlottesville. Papers cover image acquisition and display technology, integrated systems, computer-assisted diagnosis and instructional technology, funding sources, information management, implementation of IMACS, human-machine interfacing. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease

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