Imaging of Diseases of the Chest - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780723434962, 9780702057793

Imaging of Diseases of the Chest

5th Edition

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Authors: David Hansell David Lynch H. Page McAdams Alexander Bankier
eBook ISBN: 9780702057793
eBook ISBN: 9780723436676
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 11th December 2009
Page Count: 1208

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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.

Key Features

  • 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 Consult
  • Access 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.

Table of Contents

Technical Considerations

The Normal Chest

Basic Patterns in Lung Disease

High Resolution CT of the Lung

Infections of the Lungs and Pleura

AIDS and Other Forms of Immunocompromise

Neoplasms of the Lungs, Airways & Pleura

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases & Pulmonary Edema

Inhalational Lung Diseases

Drug- and Radiation-Induced Diseases of the Lung

Immunologic Diseases of the Lungs

Pulmonary Diseases of Unknown Origin and Miscellaneous Pulmonary Disorders

Congenital Disorders of the Lungs and Airways

The Pleural and Pleural Disorders

Mediastinal and Hilar Disorders

Diseases of the Airways

Chest Trauma


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About the Author

David Hansell

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Thoracic Imaging, Department of Radiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

David Lynch

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Radiology, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, USA

H. Page McAdams

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Associate Professor of Radiology

Alexander Bankier

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Professor of Radiology