Written by internationally renowned experts, this is a collection of chapters dealing with imaging diagnosis and interventional therapies in abdominal and pelvic disease. The different topics are disease-oriented and encompass all the relevant imaging modalities including X-ray technology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and magnetic resonance, as well as image-guided interventional techniques. This condensed overview of twenty relevant topics in abdominal and pelvic disease is written for residents in radiology and experienced radiologists.
Emergency Radiology of the Abdomen: The Acute Abdomen.- Trauma of the Abdomen and Pelvis I.- Trauma of the Abdomen and Pelvis II.- Variants and Pitfalls in Body Imaging. Abdomen and Pelvis.- An Approach to Imaging the Acute Abdomen in Pediatrics.- Impairments of Swallowing: Diagnosis by Cineradiography.- Diseases of the Esophagus Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum: Basics of Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation.- Small Bowel Imaging.- Essentials and Clinical Applications of CT Enteroclysis.- Imaging of the Colon and Rectum: Inflammatory and Neoplastic Diseases.- CT Colonography Imaging of Liver Diseases.- Diseases of the Pancreas, Part I: Pancreatitis Diseases of the Pancreas, Part II: Tumors.- Imaging of Diseases of the Bile Ducts and Gallbladder.- Differential Diagnosis of Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts Imaging the Adrenal Glands.- Radiologic Approach to Solid and Cystic Renal Masses Urinary Tract Obstruction and Infection.- Diseases of the Female Genital Tract I Diseases of the Female Genital Tract II.- Imaging of the Male Pelvis.- Spread of Metastatic Disease in the Abdomen.- Abdominal Vascular MRA.- Abdominal Vascular Imaging Including Mesenteric Ischemia.- Abdominal Interventions.- The Fetal Abdomen: From Normal to Abnormal. From Ultrasound to MR Imaging.- Genitourinary Sonography in the Child.-Intussusception: An Approach to Management.-Imaging the Child with an Abdominal Mass