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Dual Source CT Imaging by Peter R. Seidensticker, Lars K. Hofmann

By Peter R. Seidensticker, Lars K. Hofmann

The creation of twin resource Computed Tomography (DSCT) in 2005 used to be an evolutionary bounce within the box of CT imaging. x-ray resources operated concurrently let heart-rate self sustaining temporal answer and regimen spiral twin strength imaging. the correct supply of distinction media is a serious a part of the contrast-enhanced CT technique. This publication offers an creation to DSCT expertise and to the fundamentals of distinction media management by means of 25 in-depth medical experiment and distinction media injection protocols. All have been constructed in consensus by way of chosen physicians at the twin resource CT specialist Panel. every one protocol is complemented by way of person issues, tips and pitfalls, and by way of medical examples from a number of of the world's top radiologists and cardiologists. This wide CME-accredited handbook is meant to assist readers to accomplish constantly excessive photo caliber, optimum sufferer care, and a high-quality start line for the improvement in their personal particular protocols.

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Radiology for Surgeons in Clinical Practice by Evis Sala, Alan H. Freeman, David J. Lomas, Helmut ringl

By Evis Sala, Alan H. Freeman, David J. Lomas, Helmut ringl

This hugely sensible textual content is geared toward surgeons – either specialists and people in education who're drawn to the advancing function performed by way of imaging expertise inside surgical selection making. the 1st a part of the e-book describes the rules of imaging, and different imaging recommendations on hand to the medical professional. the second one half is symptom-based instead of organ-based, with the purpose of delivering a pragmatic hands-on method of imaging sufferers with universal surgical lawsuits. valuable bullet-points will help the medical professional to raised comprehend the imaging strategies on hand to them, and select the right kind modalities utilizing a problem-based strategy.

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Made Easy by Anitha Varghese MBBS BSc MRCP, Dudley J. Pennell MD FRCP

By Anitha Varghese MBBS BSc MRCP, Dudley J. Pennell MD FRCP FACC

This name presents an simply digestible and transportable synopsis of the method on the way to go well with the wishes of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons wishing to acquaint themselves with what CMR can do, and what it can't. starting with an summary of a few of the fundamental rules of MRI, the next chapters pay attention to the cardiac part of CMR with a later part on its extra confirmed vascular makes use of.

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Bone Densitometry for Technologists by Sydney Lou Bonnick

By Sydney Lou Bonnick

As a expertise, bone densitometry is basically fairly remarkable. the facility to quantify the density of the bones at various skeletal websites has really revolutionized the method of a few illnesses, an important of that's osteoporosis. utilizing the knowledge from the machines, in particular dual-energy X ray absortiometry (DXA) know-how, physicians can suggest and prescribe interventions that might sluggish bone loss and decrease the chance of disabling fractures. The amazing advances in skeletal imaging with densitometry units have made attainable quantitative and diagnostic exams of skeletal constitution. but it is actually the ability and problem of the technologist that permits all of this to take place. during this up to date and improved 3rd variation in their most excellent and hugely praised Bone Densitometry for Technologists, Sydney Lou Bonnick, MD, FACP, and Lori Ann Lewis, MRT, CDT, back supply the main accomplished assessment of the criteria and advancements within the box. right here radiologic technologists, nurse practitioners, doctor assistants, and committed densitometry technologists can locate not just the state of the art guidance for bone density trying out, but in addition a variety of different subject matters, together with a number of new chapters. those contain a brand new bankruptcy at the functionality of DXA lumbar backbone, proximal femur and forearm reviews; one on utilizing Absolute danger to foretell Fracture danger in scientific perform; and one other supplying examples of hugely educational DXA photographs during which artifacts or structural alterations could be obvious. There are 2 new appendices and the opposite 10 appendices from the former variation were up to date anyplace essential to mirror the most up-tp-date details to be had. In Appendix XII, the contents of the accompanying CD-ROM are reviewed. in this CD, readers will locate the Precision Calculator spouse that was once first integrated with the second version of Dr. Bonnick’s identify, Bone Densitometry in medical perform. Questionnaires designed to seize crucial info to make use of FRAX for either women and men also are integrated at the CD. those questionnaires will be persomalized to raised go well with a practice's wishes. ultimately, a continual schooling overview is additionally came across at the CD, which, if effectively accomplished, will lead to the awarding of sixteen hours of type A credits appropriate to the yankee Society of Radiologic Technologists.

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Simplified Interpretation of Pacemaker ECGs: An Introduction by Aaron B. Hesselson

By Aaron B. Hesselson

The advances in know-how surrounding pacemakers has resulted in an inevitable bring up within the complexity of ECG interpretation of pacemaker-generated rhythms. Simplified Interpretation of Pacemaker ECGs deals a step by step description of pacemaker ECG interpretations. a useful source for cardiologists, citizens, apartment officials, common clinicians, and nurse practitioners, this article includes:a step by step description of pacemaker ECG interpretations a quick refresher path on simple ECG interpretation with an summary of the conduction process of the center a overview of the linked to pacing an evidence and dialogue of the sensing and pacing functionality insurance of the commonest pacing modalities and weird pacing occasions a sequence of case stories that collect the entire info discovered and supply the reader with a self-assessment of subject matters to check ECGs, charts, and illustrations

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Clinical Breast Imaging: A Patient Focused Teaching File by Gilda Cardenosa MD FACR

By Gilda Cardenosa MD FACR

Prepared via a preeminent breast imaging professional, this case-based instructing dossier atlas provides a clinically orientated method of screening, diagnostic overview, and administration of sufferers with breast stipulations encountered by way of radiologists. Dr. Cardeñosa takes the reader via greater than a hundred and seventy genuine sufferer circumstances, from vintage "Aunt Minnies" to extra complicated and debatable difficulties in screening, diagnostic overview, and sufferer administration. instances are completely illustrated with transparent, sharp images—over 800 photos total—and contain a number of imaging reports, pathology experiences, and pathologic correlations the place applicable. Emphasis is on deciding upon the scientific value of abnormalities or capability abnormalities detected on images.

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The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

By Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

The second one version of this e-book has been considerably extended to fulfill the calls for of the expanding new development of molecular imaging. A separate bankruptcy at the foundation of FDG uptake has been further. New to this variation are the extra clinically orientated info on scintigraphic experiences, their strengths and barriers relating to different modalities. It extra includes many new pictures, illustrations and tables.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment by Peter R. Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush

By Peter R. Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush

All healthcare pros working towards ultrasound in a scientific surroundings may still obtain authorized education within the ideas and perform of ultrasound scanning. This re-creation of Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and kit presents a finished advent to the physics, know-how and safeguard of ultrasound apparatus, with top of the range ultrasound photographs and diagrams all through. It covers all features of the sector at a degree meant to satisfy the necessities of united kingdom sonography classes. New to this variation: • up-to-date descriptions of ultrasound know-how, caliber insurance and security. • extra chapters devoted to 3D ultrasound, distinction brokers and elastography. • New thesaurus containing definitions of over 500 phrases. The editors and contributing authors are all professionals of their parts, with contributions to the medical improvement of ultrasound at nationwide and overseas point.

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