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Imaging of Diseases of the Chest: Expert Consult - Online and Print

by 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 ConsultAccess 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 ConsultAccess the latest version of the Fleischner Society's glossary of terms for thoracic imaging.

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