Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology Essentials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702034480, 9780702057755

Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology Essentials

1st Edition

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Print ISBN: 9780702034480
eBook ISBN: 9780702057755
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 30th May 2013
Page Count: 976


Get the quick answers you need on every aspect of diagnostic radiology and apply them in your day-to-day practice. Grainger & Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology Essentials serves as a comprehensive review and reference for radiologists in training and in practice by providing practical solutions to diagnostic problems in the radiological recognition and interpretation of a wide range of disease entities. Organized by body region, its innovative, accessible outline format, bullet point style and numerous, high quality, multi-modality images make essential key facts about any given condition easy to find and retrieve. The content follows the same order and is derived from the renowned authoritative reference work Grainger & Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology.

"The authors deserve to be congratulated on their gargantuan efforts and I am sure this textbook will be well thumbed by future radiology trainees preparing for their examinations."
RAD Magazine, Nov 2013

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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"The three volume textbook Grainger and Allison's Diagnostic Radiology has been a standard reference work for registrars training in the UK for thhe FRCR examinations for many years... A particular nice feature are the highlighted  sections bullet points and the smmaries and tables. The chapter on tumor staging is particularly helpful. Although only in one volume, the text is very comprehensive and has more than enough material for today's trainee...The authors deserve to be congratulated on their gargantuan efforts and I am sure this textbook will be well thumbed by future radiology trainees preparing for their examinations."

RAD, Nov 2013