Clinical Ultrasound, 2-Volume Set

3rd Edition

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Print ISBN: 9780702031311
eBook ISBN: 9780702047343
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 24th March 2011
Page Count: 1624


Clinical Ultrasound has been thoroughly revised and updated by a brand new editorial team in order to incorporate the latest scanning technologies and their clinical applications in both adult and paediatric patients. With over 4,000 high-quality illustrations, the book covers the entire gamut of organ systems and body parts where this modality is useful. It provides the ultrasound practitioner with a comprehensive, authoritative guide to image diagnosis and interpretation. Colour is now incorporated extensively throughout this edition in order to reflect the advances in clinical Doppler, power Doppler, contrast agents. Each chapter now follows a consistent organizational structure and now contains numerous summary boxes and charts in order to make the diagnostic process practical and easy to follow. Covering all of the core knowledge, skills and experience as recommended by the Royal College of Radiologists, it provides the Fellow with a knowledge base sufficient to pass professional certification examinations and provides the practitioner with a quick reference on all currently available diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound imaging procedures.

Key Features

  • Individual chapters organized around common template therefore establishing a consistent diagnostic approach throughout the text and making the information easier to retrieve.
  • Access the full text online and download images via Expert Consult.

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Section One: Physics and Basic Principles

Basic Physics of Medical Ultrasound

Basic Equipment Components and Image Production

Practical Ultrasound—using scanners and optimizing ultrasound images


Artefacts in B-mode Scanning

Ultrasonic Contrast Agents

Section Two: Abdomen

Liver: Anatomy and Scanning Techniques

Liver: Diffuse Parenchymal Liver Disease

Liver: Infections and Inflammations

Focal Liver Lesions/Echo Enhancing Agents and the Liver

Biopsy Techniques and RF Ablation

Vascular Disorders of the Liver

Liver Transplantation

Section Three: Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

Gallbladder and Billiary tree

Intraoperative Ultrasound

Section Four: Pancreas and Spleen



Section Five: Gastrointestinal Tract

Oesophagus & Stomach

Small Intestine

Appendix, Colon and Rectum

Section Six: Kidneys and Urinary System

Kidneys: Anatomy and Technique

Pelvi-Ureteric Dilatation

Medical Diseases of the Kidney

Infectious Diseases of the Kidney

Vascular Disorders of the Kidney

Renal Cystic Disorders

Solid Renal Masses

Renal Transplantation

Ultrasound of the bladder?

The Prostate & Seminal Vesicles

Diseases of the Testis and Epididymis

Ultrasound of the Penis


Section Seven: Gynaecology

Pelvic Anatomy and Scanning Techniques


Uterus and Vagina

Gynaecological Intervention Techniques

Ultrasound Assessment of Fertility

The First Trimester, Gynaecological aspects



Section Eight: Other Abdominal Applications

The Abdominal Aorta and Inferior Vena Cava

Abdominal Wall, Peritoneum, Retroperitoneum

Abdominal Trauma</P


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