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Part of the successful series THE REQUISITES, this exciting new edition presents the essentials of gastrointestinal radiology today.An efficient exam-prep tool or handy daily reference, the book covers all the major organ systems of the GI tract: esophagus and gastroesophageal junction, stomach and duodenum, small bowel, pancreas, liver and spleen, biliary system and gallbladder, colon and rectum. Excellent, problem-solving discussions are superbly illustrated by close to 600 multimodality images of the highest quality. Trainee and practicing radiologists and gastroenterologists will come to rely on this resource.
* Includes organ-specific chapters, providing structured reading and comprehension of entire GI tract. * Features Examination Techniques sections in seven organ-specific chapters to provide a close look at the richness and diversity of state-of-the-art GI imaging. * Provides a pattern-oriented format to describe patterns of abnormality and correlate them with differential diagnoses, placing principles in a clinical context, and compelling the reader to encounter diseases of the GI tract as a radiologist would in daily practice. * Features a simple narrative style organized by a sophisticated, sensible network of headings for enjoyable and effective learning. * Reveals topics to be covered in chapter-opening outlines for quick location of material. * Includes more than 80 boxes and tables which highlight differential diagnoses, specific radiologic presentations of disease, causes, associated conditions, and indications for procedures, which emphasize key facts and concepts to help the reader identify and absorb important information. * Features almost 600 diagrams and optimal-quality, multimodality images to enhance text and explain important concepts. * Offers Suggested Readings lists of pertinent literature to guide the reader to further research and reading as necessary.
Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-510-3
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Robert D. Halpert, M.D., is Radiology division head and residency program director at Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Centers. A dedicated educator, Dr. Halpert was originally selected to lead this volume in the series because of his vast teaching experience and his recognized ability to communicate effectively. His experience as residency program director keeps him acutely aware of the needs of radiology residents, a perspective that drives the pedagogy ofthis book. Dr. Halpert is well-published, having co-written The Radiology ofInflammatory Bowel Disease (Saunders) and contributed to Pharmaceuticals in Medical Imaging (Macmillan) and Handbook of Gastrointestinal Imaging. In addition, he is the author of numerous journal articles, abstracts, and scientific exhibits.
Peter J. Feczko, M.D., is section head of gastrointestinal (GI) radiology at Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Centers. Highly recommended by Dr. Halpert, Dr. Feczko replaces Philip Goodman, M.D., as co-author. Dr. Feczko has published a substantial number of journal articles, many of them with Dr. Halpert. Additionally, he has co-edited two volumes in the Radiological Clinics of North America (Saunders) and contributed chapters to some major GI radiology texts, including ?Radiology of the Small Bowel? in Handbook of Gastrointestinal Imaging (Churchill), ?Gastrointestinal Manifestations of AIDS? and ?Radiology of the Rectum? in Radiology: Diagnosis/Imaging/Intervention (Lippincott), and ?Gastrointestinal Manifestations of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome? in Margulis and Burhenne?s Alimentary Tract Radiology, ed 5 (Mosby).
Interesting, well-displayed cases running the gamut of gastrointestinal pathology with concise informative summaries. A must buy for trainees in gastroenterology, radiology, and general surgery.―Gastroenterology
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Book Description Mosby, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815143702
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