With Epidemiological, Pathological and Clinical Correlation
editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Against the background of AIDS, wars, migration, and the inadequate provision of health care, a very serious epidemic of tuberculosis is once again occurring worldwide. This profusely illustrated book, written by an author with immense personal experience in the field, documents the wide spectrum of tuberculosis encountered in the various organ systems, and correlates the images with clinical, laboratory, and histopathological findings. The value of the many different methods of imaging (radiography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, nuclear medicine scans) in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of tuberculosis is discussed and illustrated. The epidemiology of tuberculosis and its relationship with AIDS are also explored. This unique book will be of great value not only to radiologists but to all who encounter tuberculosis in their clinical practice.