Diagnostic Radiology: Chest and Cardiovascular Imaging

by Niranjan Khandelwal, Veena Chowdhury, Arun Kumar Gupta, Sanjiv Sharma, Anjali Prakash

This book, Diagnostic Radiology: Chest and Cardiovascular Imaging, deals with cardiovascular imaging. The plain chest radiograph remains the initial imaging modality for various chest diseases and its interpretation continues to be a great challenge. This book is devoted to emergency and chest radiology and has been written to provide the radiologist in training, in practice or teaching, physician and surgeon, an integrated review of the role of various imaging modalities and roentgen features seen in diseases of the chest and in acute emergency situations, both medical and surgical, including trauma. Trauma is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. The incidence and severity have sharply increased during the past few decades, primarily because of the increased use of high speed travel. The proliferation of imaging modalities has increased the possibility of performing inappropriate and unnecessary investigations. The comprehensive discussion on the indications and importance of various imaging techniques in the practice of emergency and chest radiology, a systematic approach for imaging a patient with trauma affecting different organ system are covered in this book.

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Editor
1. Khandelwal Niranjan
2. Chowdhury Veena
3. Gupta Arun Kumar
4. Sharma Sanjiv
5. Prakash Anjali
Editor's Affiliation
1. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2. Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
3. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
4. CN Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
5. Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9788184488685
Speciality
Radiology and Nuclear Medicine,Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11433
Edition
3/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
504
Book Type
Professional

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