Acute CT is an exciting and challenging area of radiology which has largely replaced the more traditional forms of imaging in terms of emergency practice. Acute CT: A Primer of Emergency Imaging is a precise, up to date volume of a size and format that aims to provide a concise source of reference for all clinical groups involved in acute or trauma CT. It will serve as an ideal bench book or pocket companion for junior radiologists involved with on-call practice, while also being of value to trainee and practicing radiographers and those studying for Royal College and Board exams.
Scanning protocols and the use of contrast agents in the emergency and trauma setting are discussed, and the common emergency conditions and their differential diagnoses are presented in an easily read and understand format, covering the following: - A suggested imaging protocol for the clinical problem or body part under investigation - An outline of the imagining features expected for that condition and the differential diagnosis to consider - Images that illustrate the classical presentation along with examples of less common findings and potential pitfalls with interpretation - Advice on formulating an acute report that emphasizes the key points required to determine patient management.
Saeed Mirsadraee MD PhD MRCS FRCR Specialist Registrar in Clinical Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK Kshitij Mankad MBBS MRCP FRCR Specialist Registrar in Clinical Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK Alan Chalmers MBChB MRCP FRCR Consultant Radiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK
Introduction CT Techniques Multidetector computed tomography PACS (picture archiving and communication systems) Contrast agents used in acute CT Radiation issues Trauma Overview Cervical spine Thoracic and lumbar spine injuries Facial injuries Pelvis Spleen Liver Renal Tract Urinary bladder Pancreas Bowel and mesentery Gallbladder What to look for on CT Shock Paediatric cervical spine injury Non-accidental paediatric trauma Central nervous system injury Paediatric mesenteric and bowel injury Hypoperfusion complex Base of skull fracture Diffuse axonal injury Abdomen and Pelvis Acute appendicitis Acute cholecystitis Acute pancreatitis Acute diverticulitis Acute colitis Small bowel obstruction Large bowel obstruction Acute bowel ischaemia Renal colic Acute abdomen: gynecological causes The postoperative abdomen Paediatrics The acute paediatric abdomen Deep neck infections in children Cardiac and Vascular Aortic dissection Coronary artery evaluation Pulmonary artery evaluation Triple rule-out scan Infected (mycotic) aneurysms Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer Abdominal aortic aneurysm Gastrointestinal bleed Limb angiography Acute Neuroradiology Subarachnoid haemorrhage Subdural haematoma Extradural haematoma Ischaemic stroke Cerebral venous thrombosis Meningitis Enceophalitis Cerebral abscess Hydrocephalus The post-surgical brain Appendix Management of acute adverse reactions to iodinated contrast Management Medications used to treat adverse reactions to contrast
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