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Diagnostic Imaging, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-35546-6
480 pages
May 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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As the ideal introductory textbook for medical students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, and practising clinicians, this new edition of Diagnostic Imaging explains the principles of interpretation of all forms of imaging, offering a balanced account of all the modalities available, explaining each technique and when to use it.

Organised by body system and covering all anatomical regions, Armstrong, Wastie and Rockall:

  • explain how to interpret images
  • provide guidelines for interpreting images
  • discuss common diseases and the signs that can be seen using each imaging modality
  • illustrate clinical problems with normal and abnormal images
  • assist diagnosis by covering normal images as well as those for specific disorders
  • show all imaging modalities used in a clinical context

The authors cover use of plain film, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging and interventional radiology, with high quality illustrations and images.

What’s new for the 6th edition?

  • Additional new sections and expanded sections, following reviewer feedback
  • Updated throughout to ensure recommendations and illustrations reflect modern ultrasound CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine (including PET) practice
  • Key points and bullet points to aid learning
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Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1 Technical Considerations.

2 Chest.

3 Plain Abdomen.

4 Gastrointestinal Tract.

5 Hepatobiliary System, Spleen and Pancreas with the assistance of Dr Andrew Hatrick.

6 Urinary Tract.

7 Female Genital Tract.

8 Peritoneal Cavity and Retroperitoneum.

9 Bones with the assistance of Dr Kasthoori Jayarani.

10 Joints with the assistance of Dr Kasthoori Jayarani.

11 Spine.

12 Skeletal Trauma.

13 Skull and Brain.

14 Sinuses, Orbits and Neck.

15 Vascular and Interventional Radiology with the assistance of Dr Andrew Hatrick.

Appendix: CT Anatomy of Abdomen.

Index.

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Professor Peter Armstrong is Professor of Radiology at the Medical College of the St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals.

Professor Martin Wastie is Professor of Radiology at the University Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is formerly a Consultant Radiologist at University Hospital, Nottingham.Dr Andrea Rockall is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Radiologist at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

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Provides a balanced account of all the imaging modalities available - plain film, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging, and interventional radiology


Explains the techniques used, the indications for their use, and the principles of interpretation


Discusses the imaging techniques available for each anatomical region and provides guidelines for interpreting normal images


Covers the common diseases and signs that can be seen using each modality, illustrating these clinical problems with normal and abnormal images


Extensively illustrated throughout, with very high quality illustrations and images, with an additional plate section of colour doppler images

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"This edition explains the principles of interpretation of all forms of imaging, explaining each technique and when to use it." (Times Higher Education Supplement, May 2008)
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