Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis

A Practical Approach

1st Edition - January 17, 2023

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  • Editor: Neeraj Lalwani
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898546
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323902182

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of The Pelvis: A Practical Approach presents comprehensive information to deal withcommonly encountered pelvic pathologies. The content is developed by disease-focused experts aiming to share theirexperience to make the information easily applicable to clinical setting and research. The book covers a wide range of pelvic pathologies, and each chapter focuses on problem-solving approaches andincludes tips and advice for multiple real-world scenarios. It also provides comprehensive-yet-tailored protocols, clearguidelines for indications, a detailed discussion of pathologies, descriptions of important differential diagnoses, and pitfalls and their solutions. It is a valuable resource for radiologists, researchers, clinicians, and members of medical and biomedical fields who needto understand better how to use MRI to base their diagnosis or advance their research work.

Key Features

  • Covers the most common pelvic conditions to help readers manage complex cases of pelvic MRI encountered in
    daily practice.
  • Written by experienced and passionate disease-focused experts encompassing several real-world examples.
  • Provides valuable knowledge through a practice-based, image-rich approach, covering topics ranging from basic
    anatomy to advanced clinical implications.
  • Discusses a broad 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.


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: 540
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: January 17, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898546
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323902182

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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