to First Edition Few books present so fresh an approach and so dynamic circulation within the peritoneal cavity is clear an exposition as does Dynamic &diology if the a breakthrough in our understanding of the spread Abdomen: Normal and Pathologic Anatomy. of intraabdominal disease, particularly abscesses This well-documented, clearly written, and and malignancies. Peritoneography, the opacifica beautifully illustrated book details the answers not tion of the largest lumen in the body, offers a only to "what is it?" but also "how?" and "why?" potential yield of vast diagnostic information. The Such fundamental information regarding the precise definition of the three extraperitoneal pathogenesis of disease within the abdomen rein spaces represents a charting of previously unex forces and simplifies accurate radiologic analysis. plored territory. Awareness of the renointestinal The characteristic radiologic features of intra and duodenocolic relationships, the spread of pan abdominal diseases are shown to be easily iden creatitis along mesenteric planes, and the pathways tified, expanding the practical application of the of extrapelvic spread of disease again underscores term "pattern recognition. " It certainly is of practi the practical importance of anatomic features. The cal value in daily clinical experience and will be of approach to the mesenteric and antimesenteric considerable help for further advances. borders of the small bowel and to the haustral pat The traditional dissectional method of learning tern of the colon adds a new dimension to the anatomy disturbs the intimate relationships of interpretation of abdominal radiology.
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Morton Meyers, MD, is emeritus professor and chairman of radiology and emeritus professor of internal medicine at the School of Medicine of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook. He lives in East Setauket, New York.Review:
"...this textbook is an absolute must for all radiologic departments and a prerequisite for reading for all radiology residents. Dr. Meyers has essentially adhered to the dictum ... 'Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day, but teach him to fish and he can eat for a lifetime.' Dr. Meyers has successfully accomplished this in an easily readable text." (Abdominal Imaging)
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Book Description Springer, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0387906290