Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology Essentials

1st Edition

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  • Lee Grant
  • Lee Grant
  • Nyree Griffin
  • Key Features

    • Find the answers you need quickly and easily using the synoptic, bullet point format and structure. Every section is organised consistently to include Definition, Clinical Findings, Radiological Findings and Pearls.
    • Efficiently review the key radiological features of a broad spectrum of disease entities – all images are linked to the text on the facing page.
    • Avoid potential pitfalls in diagnosis by referring to the diagnostic "Pearls" sections in each chapter.
    • Differentiate a full range of normal and abnormal findings with more than 3,000 images, including plain film, CT, MRI, ultrasound and nuclear medicine imaging.
    • Keep hard-to-remember information and details at your fingertips with an extensive Appendix section including many ‘quick reference’ items that are essential in day-to-day practice (e.g. TNM staging).
    • Access the entire text and images online, fully searchable, at Expert Consult.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chest

    1.1 Chest wall and Pleura

    Chest wall: bony and soft tissue lesions

    Diseases of the pleura

    Pleural effusion


    Diaphragmatic hernia / eventration

    1.2 Mediastinum


    Anterior mediastinal masses

    Middle mediastinal masses

    Posterior mediastinal masses

    Miscellaneous mediastinal masses

    Pericardial conditions

    1.3 Pulmonary infection

    Lobar pneumonia

    Bronchopneumonia, anaerobic and atypical pneumonia

    Pulmonary tuberculosis

    Fungal infections

    Metazoal and protozoal diseases

    Pulmonary complications of HIV infection

    1.4 Large airway disease

    Tracheal disorders


    Congenital airway disorders


    Chronic bronchitis and asthma

    Miscellaneous airway disorders

    1.5 Pulmonary lobar collapse

    Mechanisms and radiographic appearances

    Patterns of lobar collapse

    1.6 Pulmonary neoplasms

    Evaluation of the solitary pulmonary nodule

    Lung cancer: radiological features

    Lung cancer: pearls

    Lymphoproliferative disorders

    Benign pulmonary tumours

    Miscellaneous pulmonary malignancies

    1.7 High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT)

    HRCT patterns of diffuse lung disease

    Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias


    Connective tissue diseases

    Systemic vasculitides

    Drug induced lung disease

    Silicosis/coal worker’s pneumoconiosis

    Asbestos-related disease

    Miscellaneous interstitial lung diseases

    1.8 Chest trauma

    Chest wall and lung trauma

    Trauma to the diaphragm

    Mediastinal trauma

    1.9 Airspace disease

    Airspace disease

    1.10 Paediatric chest

    Congenital ches


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    Churchill Livingstone
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