Chest Radiology - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323498319, 9780323510219

Chest Radiology

7th Edition

Patterns and Differential Diagnoses

Authors: James Reed
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323498319
eBook ISBN: 9780323510219
eBook ISBN: 9780323510226
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th December 2017
Page Count: 416

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Sharpen your skills in chest x-ray interpretation using this trusted clinical resource! Chest Radiology: Patterns and Differential Diagnoses, 7th Edition, by Dr. James Reed, walks you through a logical, sequential thought process for the differential diagnoses of 23 radiologic patterns of common chest diseases, using 150 superbly illustrated patient cases. You’ll gain a solid and thorough understanding of how to read and interpret chest x-rays with expert guidance on common disease patterns, differential diagnoses, narrowing down the diagnoses, and further studies (from additional radiographic exams to CT or to biopsy). Each chapter follows a consistent format: Presenting Case, Questions, Discussion, Top 5 Diagnoses, Summary, and Answer Guide.

Key Features

  • Heavily illustrated with chest radiographs and additional CT, HRCT, and MR correlative images; plus bulleted summary boxes of comprehensive diagnoses lists and interpretation points.
  • An ideal resource for mastering this lower-cost modality before considering more complicated and costly procedures.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum
1. Introduction
2. Chest Wall Lesions
3. Pleural and Subpleural Opacities
4. Pleural Effusion
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

Part 2: Pulmonary Opacities
13. Atelectasis
14. Segmental and Lobar Consolidations
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

Part 3: Hyperlucent Abnormalities
22. Hyperlucent Thorax
23. Solitary Lucent Defect
24. Multiple Lucent Lesions



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About the Author

James Reed

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY