ISBN 9780865778023,Essentials of Pediatric Radiology

Essentials of Pediatric Radiology



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9780865778023

ISBN-10 0865778027


Number of Pages 528 Pages
Language (English)


This easy-access reference contains all the information needed to make informed decisions about imaging in childhood disorders. Beginning with an introduction to pediatric image interpretation, the authors cover the pediatric central nervous system, musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, chest and respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, and genitourinary system. There is also full coverage of disorders involving multiple systems, such as those seen in child abuse, cystic fibrosis, leukemia/lymphoma, sickle cell disease, and AIDS. Numerous clinical scenarios illustrate imaging guidelines, highlighted by algorithms for practical decision-making

Table of Contents

1. Quick Start: Approach to Image Acquisition and Interpretation
2. Pediatric Central Nervous System
3. Musculoskeletal System
4. Cardiovascular System
5. Chest and Respiratory System
6. Gastrointestinal System
7. Genitourinary System
8. Multisystem Involvement in Pediatric Imaging
9. Clinical Pathways: Guidelines for Appropriate Imaging