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Liver Imaging: MRI with CT Correlation

Ersan Altun (Editor), Mohamed El-Azzazi (Editor), Richard C. Semelka (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-90625-5
328 pages
May 2015, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

  • The first single source work to deal with the two primary radiologic modalities in diagnosing and treating benign and malignant diseases of the liver, presented with clearly laid out MRI and CT correlations. Developed by an editor team led by one of the world’s leading authorities in abdominal imaging, Richard C. Semelka MD.
  • User-friendly, atlas-style presentation, with over 1500 MRI and CT images in over 320 figures featuring state-of-the-art MR and CT imaging sequences, multidetector row CT images, 3D reformatted images, breath-hold MRI sequences, and cutting-edge MR 3T images
  • Highly practical approach for imaging of focal and diffuse liver lesions, complete relevant and systematic (differential) diagnostic information, the latest references to primary literature and clinical evidence, and patient management possibilities
  • Reflects a pattern-recognition approach to MRI and CT imaging, assisting with efficient scanning of images and assessment and diagnosis of disorders
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, vii

Preface, ix

1 The Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Liver and Normal Variations1
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

2 The Cross-Sectional Imaging Techniques and Diagnostic Approach 15
Ersan Altun and Richard C. Semelka

3 Safety of MRI and CT 63
Ersan Altun and Richard C. Semelka

4 Cystic Diseases of the Liver 73
Ersan Altun, Mohamed, El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Miguel Ramalho

5 Benign Solid Liver Lesions 101
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Mamdoh AlObaidy

6 Liver Metastases 137
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Miguel Ramalho

7 Hepatocellular Carcinoma 161
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Mamdoh AlObaidy

8 Rare Primary and Secondary Tumors of the Liver 181
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

9 Cholangiocarcinoma 193
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Miguel Ramalho

10 Infectious Diseases of the Liver, 201
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

11 Chronic Hepatitis and Liver Cirrhosis 219
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, Richard C. Semelka, and Mamdoh AlObaidy

12 Hepatic Fat and Iron Deposition 241
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

13 Inflammatory Liver Diseases 255
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

14 Vascular Disorders of the Liver 267
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

15 Post-treatment Changes in the Liver 285
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

16 Liver Trauma 301
Ersan Altun, Mohamed El-Azzazi, and Richard C. Semelka

Index 305

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Author Information

Ersan Altun MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Attending Radiologist
Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology,
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Mohamed El-Azzazi MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia;
Consultant in the Department of Radiology
King Fahd Hospital of the University, Saudi Arabia;
Assistant Professor of Radiology
University of Al Azhar, Cairo, Egypt;
Clinical Research Scholar
Department of Radiology, ‪University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Richard C Semelka MD
Professor of Radiology
Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology
Director of MRI Services
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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