Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis

A Practical Approach

1st Edition - January 20, 2023

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  • Editor: Neeraj Lalwani
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898546

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis: A Practical Approach presents comprehensive information on how to deal with commonly encountered pelvic pathologies in males and females using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The book's content is developed by disease-focused experts who share their experience in real-world cases to make the information easily applicable to the clinical setting and research. Sections cover male, female and gender-neutral pathologies, with each chapter emphasizing problem-solving approaches, tips and advice surrounding multiple scenarios. The book also provides comprehensive-yet-tailored protocols, clear guidelines for indications, and descriptions of important differential diagnoses and pitfalls that could be encountered in real-life scenarios. This is a valuable resource for radiologists, researchers, clinicians and members of the medical and biomedical fields who need to better understand how to use MRI to base their diagnosis and/or advance their research work.

Key Features

  • Covers the most common, clinically encountered male and female pelvic pathologies to help readers deal with complex pelvic MRI cases
  • Discusses a wide spectrum of diseases and pathologies of the pelvic region to assist readers from different fields of medicine, including oncology, urology, obstetrics, and gynecology or urogynecology
  • Written by advanced and passionate disease-focused experts in specific fields of pelvic imaging, with several real-world examples discussed in detail
  • Presents valuable knowledge with image-rich and a practice-based approach, covering each topic from basic science to clinical implications


Researchers in radiology; radiologists; oncologists, Physicians

Table of Contents

  • 1. MRI of mesorectum and rectal cancer staging: baseline, post treatment, mucinous rectal cancers
    2. MR Defecography
    3. MR Imaging Evaluation of Perianal Fistulas and Pelvic Pain
    4. MRI of Urinary Bladder
    5. MRI of Pelvic Vessels (including pelvic congestion other syndromes and UAE)
    6. Prostate MRI Technique, Anatomy of the Prostate and Noncancerous Disease Processes of the Prostate
    7. Prostate Cancer at mp-MRI, PI-RADS v2.1, Common and Uncommon Mimics of Prostate Cancer, and Imaging-Guided Prostate Biopsy
    8. Diagnosis of Recurrent Prostate Cancer and Its Mimics
    9. MRI of scrotum and testicles
    10. MRI of penis and penile prostheses
    11. MRI of Female Infertility
    12. MRI of benign uterine pathologies
    13. MRI of malignant uterine tumors
    14. MRI of cervical cancer
    15. MRI evaluation of abdominal pain during pregnancy (including abnormal placentation)
    16. MRI of endometriosis
    17. MRI of commonly encountered benign nonneoplastic female pelvic (ovarian and nonovarian) pathologies
    18. MRI of ovarian tumors (benign and malignant)
    19. MRI of female urethra and periurethral pathologies
    20. MRI of fetus

Product details

  • No. of pages: 450
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: January 20, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898546

About the Editor

Neeraj Lalwani

Neeraj Lalwani, MD, is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist by the American Board of Radiology and a Fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR). He is an expert in body MRI and gastrointestinal imaging, particularly interested in pelvic MRI. He completed his fellowship training in Body Imaging and Non-Vascular Intervention and Body MRI at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, USA. Dr. Lalwani is an established academician and researcher in abdominal radiology and has received the most coveted American Roentgen Ray Society’s Figley Fellowship award (2019) and Radiological Society of North America’s Honored Educator award (2020). He is currently a Professor of Radiology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Health System, Richmond, VA, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Health System, Richmond, VA, USA

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