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Squire’s Fundamentals of Radiology

Sixth Edition

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HARDCOVER

$135.00 • £108.95 • €121.50

ISBN 9780674012790

Publication Date: 03/30/2004

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660 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

1300 halftones, 80 line illustrations, 20 color illustrations

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  • 1. Basic Concepts
    • Radiodensity as a Function of Thickness
    • Radiodensity as a Function of Composition, with Thickness Kept Constant
    • How Roentgen Shadows Instruct You about Form
    • Radiographs as Summation Shadowgrams
  • 2. The Imaging Techniques
    • Thinking Three-Dimensionally about Plain Films
    • The Routine Posteroanterior (PA) Film
    • PA and AP Chest Films Compared
    • The Lateral Chest Film
    • The Lordotic View
    • Conventional Tomography
    • Radiographs of Coronal Slices of a Frozen Cadaver
    • Conventional Tomograms of the Living Patient in the Coronal Plane
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Angiography
    • Computed Tomography
    • Reformatted CT Images in Coronal, Sagittal, and Other Planes and Three-Dimensional CT
    • CT Angiography
    • Ultrasound
    • Magnetic-Resonance Imaging
    • Radioisotope Scanning
  • 3. Normal Radiological Anatomy
  • 4. How to Study the Chest
    • Projection
    • The Rib Cage
    • Confusing Shadows Produced by Rotation
    • The Importance of Exposure
    • Soft Tissues
  • 5. The Lung
    • The Normal Lung
    • Variations in Pulmonary Vascularity
    • The Pulmonary Microcirculation
    • Variations in the Pulmonary Microcirculation
    • Solitary and Disseminated Lesions in the Lung
    • Air-Space and Interstitial Disease
    • The Importance of Clinical Findings
    • High-Resolution CT of the Lung
  • 6. Lung Consolidations and Pulmonary Nodules
    • Consolidation of a Whole Lung
    • Consolidation of One Lobe
    • Consolidation of Only a Part of One Lobe
    • Solitary and Multiple Pulmonary Nodules
  • 7. The Diaphragm, the Pleural Space, and Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumothorax
    • Pulmonary Embolic Disease
    • Radioisotope Perfusion and Ventilation Lung Scans
    • Pulmonary Embolism CT
  • 8. Lung Overexpansion, Lung Collapse, and Mediastinal Shift
    • Emphysema
    • Normal Mediastinal Position
    • Mediastinal Shift
  • 9. The Mediastinum
    • Mediastinal Compartments and Masses Arising within Them
    • Anterior Mediastinal Masses
    • Anterior and Middle Mediastinal Masses
    • Posterior Mediastinal Masses
  • 10. The Heart
    • Measurement of Heart Size
    • Factors Limiting Measurement of Heart Size
    • Examples of Apparent Abnormality in Heart Size and Difficulties in Measuring
    • Interpretation of the Measurably Enlarged Heart Shadow
    • Enlargement of the Left or Right Ventricle
    • The Heart in Failure
    • Variations in Pulmonary Blood Flow
    • Cardiac Calcification
    • The Anatomy of the Heart Surface
    • Identifying Right and Left Anterior Oblique Views
    • The Anatomy of the Heart Interior
    • Coronary Arteriography
    • Classic Changes in Shape with Chamber Enlargement
    • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
    • MR Images of the Heart
    • Cardiac CT
  • 11. How to Study the Abdomen
    • The Plain Film Radiograph
    • Identifying Parts of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Identifying Fat Planes
    • Identifying Various Kinds of Abnormal Densities
    • Systematic Study of the Plain Film
    • CT of the Abdomen
    • Ultrasound of the Abdomen
  • 12. Bowel Gas Patterns, Free Fluid, and Free Air
    • The Distended Stomach
    • The Distended Colon
    • The Distended Small Bowel
    • Differentiating Large-Bowel and Small-Bowel Obstruction from Paralytic Ileus
    • Free Peritoneal Fluid
    • Free Peritoneal Air
  • 13. Contrast Study and CT of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Principles of Barium Work
    • Normal Variation versus a Constant Filling Defect
    • The Components of the Upper GI Series
    • Rigidity of the Wall
    • Filling Defects and Intraluminal Masses in the Stomach and Small Bowel
    • Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
    • The Barium Enema
    • Filling Defects and Intraluminal Masses in the Colon
    • CT of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • CT of the Thickened Bowel Wall
    • CT of Diverticular Disease
    • CT of Appendicitis
    • CT of Bowel Obstruction
    • CT of Bowel Ischemia
  • 14. The Abdominal Organs
    • The Liver
    • Liver Metastases
    • Primary Tumors of the Liver
    • Hepatic Cysts and Abscesses
    • Liver Trauma
    • Cirrhosis, Splenomegaly, and Ascites
    • Splenic Trauma
    • Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis
    • Obstruction of the Biliary Tree
    • The Pancreas
    • Pancreatic Tumors
    • Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Abscesses
    • Pancreatic Trauma
    • The Urinary Tract
    • Obstructive Uropathy
    • Cystic Disease of the Kidneys
    • Urinary Tract Infection
    • Renal Tumors
    • Intravenous Contrast Materials
    • Renal Trauma
    • The Urinary Bladder
    • The Adrenal Glands
  • 15. The Musculoskeletal System
    • How to Study Radiographs of Bones
    • Requesting Films of Bones
    • Fractures
    • Fracture Clinic
    • Dislocations and Subluxations
    • Osteomyelitis
    • Arthritis
    • Osteonecrosis
    • Microscopic Bone Structure and Maintenance
    • The Development of Metabolic Bone Disease
    • Osteoporosis of the Spine
    • Spine Fractures
    • Osteomyelitis of the Spine
    • Metastatic Bone Tumors
    • Primary Bone Tumors
    • Musculoskeletal MR Imaging
  • 16. Men, Women, and Children
    • The Female Breast
    • The Female Pelvis
    • Gynecological Conditions
    • Obstetrical Imaging
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Placenta Previa
    • Placental Abruption
    • The Scrotum
    • The Prostate
    • The Male Urethra
    • Croup and Epiglottitis
    • Pneumonia, Bronchiolitis, and Bronchitis
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
    • Ileocolic Intussusception
    • Hirschsprung’s Disease
    • Abdominal Masses in Infants and Children
    • Normal Pediatric Bones
    • Fractures in Children
    • Child Abuse
    • Pediatric Cranial Ultrasound
  • 17. The Vascular System
    • Conventional Arteriography
    • Digital Subtraction Angiography
    • Conventional Venography
    • Ultrasound and Color Doppler Ultrasound
    • MR Angiography
    • CT Angiography
    • Arterial Anatomy
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Traumatic Aortic Injury
    • Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease
    • Renovascular Hypertension
    • Venous Anatomy
    • Obstruction of the Superior Vena Cava
    • Disorders of the Inferior Vena Cava
    • Deep Venous Thrombosis of the Lower Extremities
  • 18. The Central Nervous System
    • Imaging Techniques
    • CT Anatomy of the Normal Brain
    • MR Anatomy of the Normal Brain
    • CT and MR Compared
    • Hydrocephalus, Brain Atrophy, and Intracranial Hemorrhage
    • Normal Cerebral Arteriography
    • Head Trauma
    • Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
    • Brain Tumors
    • Cerebral Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation
    • The Face
    • Low Back Pain and Lumbar Disc Syndrome
    • Spinal Tumors
  • 19. Interventional Radiology
    • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
    • Transcatheter Embolization
    • Angiographic Diagnosis and Control of Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
    • Inferior Vena Cava Filters
    • Image-Guided Venous Access
    • Percutaneous Aspiration Needle Biopsy of the Thorax
    • Percutaneous Aspiration Needle Biopsy of the Abdomen
    • Percutaneous Abscess Drainage
    • Percutaneous Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Percutaneous Cholecystotomy
    • Radiological Management of Urinary Tract Obstruction
    • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
    • Interventional Neuroradiology
    • Vertebroplasty
  • 20. The Latest in Diagnostic Imaging
    • Virtual Colonoscopy and Virtual Bronchoscopy
    • Coronary Calcium Scoring
    • Coronary CT Angiography
    • Three-Dimensional Ultrasound
    • Fusion Imaging with PET-CT
    • Functional MR Imaging
    • Molecular Imaging
  • Answers to Unknowns
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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