Textbook of Gastrointestinal Radiology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781416023326, 9780323246637

Textbook of Gastrointestinal Radiology

3rd Edition

Authors: Richard Gore Marc Levine
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416023326
eBook ISBN: 9780323246637
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th October 2007
Page Count: 2576


This definitive reference provides state-of-the-art guidance on all the latest and emerging GI imaging technologies. The third edition of this two-volume set features new chapters on CT colonography, PET/CT, MRCP, 3D applications of MDCT, CT enteroclysis, MR enteroclysis, MR colonography, MR angiography, CT angiography, and video capsule endoscopy. All chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect the newest techniques in gastrointestinal imaging. As in the last edition, the spectrum of diseases of the solid and hollow viscera of the abdomen and pelvis in the adult and pediatric patient is comprehensively reviewed. Diagnostic imaging algorithms and differential diagnoses of imaging features are emphasized. The bonus DVD equips you with the assistance you need to master the latest breakthroughs in imaging technology.

Key Features

  • New chapters on the latest imaging technologies help you master new techniques including PET/ CT, CT colonography, MRCP, 3D applications of MDCT, MR colonography, CT enterography, CT enteroclysis, MR enteroclysis, CT angiography, MR angiography, and video capsule endoscopy.
  • A new chapter on virtual colonoscopy helps you diagnose polyps and other colonic neoplasms in your patients without the need for invasive procedures.
  • New videos on a DVD take you step by step through the following modalities: CT colonography, PET/CT,
    3D applications of MDCT, and MR angiography.

Table of Contents



1. Imaging Contrast Agents, Jovitas Skucas, MD
2. Pharmacoradiology, Jovitas Skucas, MD
3. Barium Studies: Single Contrast, David J. Ott, MD
4. Barium Studies: Principles of Double Contrast Diagnosis, Igor Laufer, MD; Marc S. Levine, MD
5. Pictorial Glossary of Double Contrast Radiology, Stephen E. Rubesin, MD
6. Ultrasound of the Hollow Viscera, Stephanie R. Wilson, MD
7. MDCT of Gastrointestinal Tract: Principles of Interpretation, Robert M. Gore, MD
8. MR Imaging of the Hollow Viscera, Russell N. Low, MD
9. PET/CT of the Hollow Viscera, Karen Mourtzikos, MD
10. Angiography and Interventional Radiology of the Hollow Viscera, Stanley T. Kim, MD; Albert A. Nemcek, Jr., MD; Robert L. Vogelzang, MD
11. Abdominal CT Angiography, Vahid Yaghmai, MD
12. Magnetic Resonance Angiography, Ranista Tongdee, MD; Vamsi R. Narra, MD, FRCR
13. Endoscopic Ultrasound, Richard M. Gore, MD
14. Gastrointestinal Scintigraphy, Alan H. Maurer, MD


15. Abdomen: Normal Anatomy and Examination Techniques, William M. Thompson, MD
16. Gas and Soft Tissue Abnormalities, James M. Messmer, MD, MEd
17. Abnormal Calcifications, Steven R. Baker, MD

SECTION III: PHARYNX, Stephen E. Rubesin, Editor

18. Pharynx: Normal Anatomy and Examination Techniques, Stephen E. Rubesin, MD
19. Abnormalities of Pharyngeal Function, Bronwyn Jones, FRACP, FRCR
20. Structural Abnormalities of the Pharynx, Stephen E. Rubesin, MD


21. Barium Studies of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract, Igor Laufer, MD; Marc S. Levine, MD
22. Motility Disorders of the Esophagus, David J. Ott, MD
23. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Marc S. Levine, MD
24. Infectious Esophagitis, Marc S. Levine, MD
25. Other Esophagitides, Mar


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About the Author

Richard Gore

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology and Chief, Gastrointestinal Radiology Section, Evanston Hospital-McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Marc Levine

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Advisory Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Chief, Gastrointestinal Radiology Section, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA