Imaging of Diseases of the Chest

5th Edition

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  • H. Page McAdams
  • Alexander Bankier
  • David Lynch
  • David Hansell
  • 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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