MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis

MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis

By: Michael Laniado (author), Matthias Taupitz (author), Volkmar Nicolas (author), Bernd Hamm (author), Gabriel Paul Krestin (author)Hardback

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"The quality of the images provided is exemplary!...The book can be used as a learning tool for residents and as a great reference for fellows and practicing radiologists" - The Bookshelf February 2011, Vipul Sharma, MD Presented by a team of experts in the specialty, this book provides a comprehensive overview of MRI of the abdomen and pelvis in adult and pediatric patients. The book's organization by organ or organ system allows the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Each chapter lists the indications for MRI, describes in detail the specific imaging technique, and shows the MR appearance of normal anatomy and pathologic entities. Highlights: Presents more than 1,000 high-quality abdominal and pelvic MR scans Includes all recent technical developments and new indications Summarizes MR imaging findings, differential diagnoses, and imaging protocols in easy-to-read tables Features chapters on abdominal MR angiography and MRI in children Compares the qualities of MRI with other imaging modalities An excellent introduction to the field, MR Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis is a valuable reference that provides practical guidelines for all radiologists in the clinical setting.

About Author

Professor of Radiology and Physicist, Department of Radiology, Charit University Clinic, Berlin, Germany

Contents

1) The Liver Focal Liver Lesions Introduction Indications Imaging Technique MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Use of Tissue-Specific Contrast Agents Diagnostic Performance of MRI in Patients with Focal Liver Lesions Diffuse Liver Disease Introduction Indications Imaging Technique MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities 2) The Bile and Pancreatic Ducts Introduction Indications Imaging Technique and Strategy Coil Pulse Sequences Patient Preparation Recommended Imaging Protocol Normal Anatomy and Anatomic Variants MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Strictures Stones Inflammatory Conditions Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Masses 3) The Pancreas Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Congenital Anomalies Inflammatory Disease Pancreatic Neoplasia Differentiation of Inflammatory Pseudotumor and Neoplasia Pancreatic Transplant 4) The Spleen Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Benign Tumors Malignant Tumors Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions Trauma Splenic Infarction Diffuse Disease 5) The Gastrointestinal Tract Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Patient Preparation Pulse Sequences Imaging Strategy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Stomach Small Intestine Colon Functional MRI Outlook 6) The Rectum and Anal Canal Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Patient Preparation and Positioning Contrast Agents Coil Systems Imaging Planes Sequence Protocol MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Rectal Carcinoma Anal Carcinoma Inflammatory Bowel Disease Functional Disorders 7) The Kidneys and Upper Urinary Tract Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Coils Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Benign Disease Malignant Renal Tumors Functional Renal Imaging Evaluation of Living Kidney Donors Transplant Kidneys 8) The Adrenals Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents Image Analysis Anatomy and Normal MR Appearance MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Benign Conditions Malignant Tumors Rational Strategy for Differentiating Adrenal Lesions 9) The Retroperitoneum Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents Anatomy Classification of Soft Tissue Tumors Primary Diagnostic Assessment by MRI MRI in Tumor Recurrence 10) The Urinary Bladder Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Anomalies Inflammatory Conditions Benign Tumors Malignant Tumors 11) The Prostate and Seminal Vesicles Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy (1H) MR Spectroscopy MR Spectroscopy of the Prostate: Biochemical Basis MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Anomalies Inflammatory Conditions Benign Tumors Malignant Tumors 12) The Uterus and Vagina Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents General Imaging Strategy MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Congenital Uterine Anomalies Benign Acquired Uterine Disease Malignant Uterine Tumors Vaginal Pathology MR Appearance after Dilatation and Curettage MR Appearance after Radiotherapy Residual and Recurrent Tumor after Radiotherapy Tumor Recurrence after Surgery 13) The Ovaries Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy Anatomy Imaging MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Inflammatory Disease Ectopic Pregnancy Ovarian Torsion Benign Tumors Malignant Tumors 14) MR Pelvimetry Introduction Indications Pelvic Planes Imaging and Findings 15) MR Angiography of the Abdomen Introduction Indications Imaging Technique TOF MR Angiography PC MR Angiography Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography MR Appearance of Normal Anatomy Abdominal and Pelvic Arteries Portal Venous System Abdominal and Pelvic Veins MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Abdominal and Pelvic Arteries Portal Venous System Abdominal and Pelvic Veins 16) Intra-Abdominal Lymph Nodes Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Imaging Planes Pulse Sequences Contrast Agents MR Appearance of Normal Lymph Nodes MR Appearance of Abnormal Lymph Nodes Use of Contrast Agents 17) Abdominal MRI in Children Introduction Indications Imaging Technique Coils and Pulse Sequences Positioning Sedation Contrast Agents Contraindications MR Appearance of Pathologic Entities Gastrointestinal Tract Hepatobiliary System Pancreas Spleen Abdominal Vascular Malformations Retroperitoneum Kidneys Adrenals Pelvis Systemic Neoplasia

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783131455918
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9783131455918
  • weight: 1404
  • ISBN10: 3131455918
  • translations: German
  • language of text: English

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