This second edition has been fully updated to provide radiologists with all the recent technological advances in diagnostic radiology.
Divided into six sections, it covers all the key aspects of the imaging - ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radiography and interventional radiography, and contrast media.
The final section discusses miscellaneous topics including evidence based radiology, radiation protection, molecular imaging, planning a modern imaging department, and common drugs used. A separate chapter is dedicated to picture archiving and data management.
This comprehensive new edition includes nearly 600 full colour radiological images and illustrations.
Fully updated, new edition presenting recent technological advances in diagnostic radiology
Covers all key imaging techniques
Includes nearly 600 radiological photographs and illustrations
Previous edition published in 2007
Arun Kumar Gupta MD MNAMS FAMS Professor and Head, Department of Radio-diagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India Veena Chowdhury MD Director Professor and Head, Department of Radio-diagnosis, Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi, India Niranjan Khandelwal MD Dip NBE FICR Professor and Head, Department of Radio-diagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
Section 1 Advances in Ultrasound Imaging Chapter 1 Ultrasound Instrumentation: Practical Applications Chapter 2 Image Optimization in Ultrasound Chapter 3 Ultrasound Elastography: Principles and Application Section 2 Advances in Computed Tomography Chapter 4 CT Hardware: An Update Chapter 5 Dual Energy CT Chapter 6 CT Perfusion Imaging Section 3 Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Chapter 7 MR Instrumentation: An Update Chapter 8 Image Optimization in MRI Chapter 9 Diffusion Weighted MRI Chapter 10 Functional MR: Perfusion and Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MRI Chapter 11 MR Angiography Chapter 12 MRI Pulse Sequences: An Evolution Section 4 Advances in Radiography and Interventional Radiology Chapter 13 Digital Radiography: An Update Chapter 14 Digital Mammography Chapter 15 Fluoroscopy and Digital Subtraction Angiography Chapter 16 Tools in Interventional Radiology Section 5 Update in Contrast Media Chapter 17 MR Contrast Media Chapter 18 Ultrasound Contrast Agents Chapter 19 Iodinated Contrast Media: An Update Chapter 20 Contrast Reactions and Its Management Section 6 Miscellaneous Chapter 21 Picture Archiving and Communication System and Radiology Information System Chapter 22 Evidence Based Radiology Chapter 23 Radiation Hazards and Radiation Units Chapter 24 Radiation Protection Chapter 25 Planning a Modern Imaging Department Chapter 26 Recent Advances in PET/CT and PET/MR Chapter 27 Common Drugs Used in an Imaging Department Chapter 28 Molecular Imaging Chapter 29 Ethical and Legal Issues in Radiology