ABC of Pediatric Surgical Imaging by Savvas AndronikouABC of Pediatric Surgical Imaging by Savvas Andronikou

ABC of Pediatric Surgical Imaging

EditorSavvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn, Angus Alexander

Paperback | November 27, 2009

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This book has been specifically designed to serve as a quick reference that will be of immediate help in decision making. The book is ordered alphabetically according to diagnoses. The intention is that the clinican consults the information on a suspected diagnosis, and then considers the surgical and radiological differential diagnoses that are listed. A total of 80 common diagnoses are covered. For each diagnosis, the left-hand page presents information relevant to the surgeon, while the right-hand page is designed for the radiologist. The information for the surgeon comprises clinical insights, including symptoms, warnings, controversies, important facts of which the surgeon should be aware, and the surgical differential diagnosis. The intention is to enable the surgeon to request the most suitable investigation using the appropriate terminology, ensuring that the correct test is done within the correct time frame. The radiologist is provided with lists of the primary and follow-on investigations, the imaging findings, and helpful tips, as well as the radiological differential diagnosis. Informative supporting images are included for each diagnosis. The authors are all experts in their fields, with extensive practical experience and in-depth knowledge of new imaging techniques. This book belongs in the pocket of every student, house officer, resident, medical officer, or generalist consultant who may be the first practitioner to see the patient.
Title:ABC of Pediatric Surgical ImagingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540893849

ISBN - 13:9783540893844

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Table of Contents

Achalasia; Acute scrotum; Adenoidal hypertrophy; Adrenal mass; Appendicitis; Ascaris; Anorectal malformation; Biliary atresia; Bochdalek hernia; Branchial cleft cyst; Bronchogenic cyst; Caustic ingestion; Choledochal cyst; Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation; Congenital lobar emphysema; Crossed fused ectopia; Cystic hygroma; Duodenal atresia/ stenosis/ web; Duplex system/ ureterocaele; Duplication cysts/ enteric; Ectopic kidney; Empyema; Foreign body aspiration; Foreign body ingestion; Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; Gallstones; Hemangioendothelioma (liver); Hemangioma (soft tissue); Hepatoblastoma; Hirschprung's disease; HIV - abdomen; Horseshoe kidney; Hydatid; Hydrometrocolpos; Hydronephrosis; Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis; Ileal atresia; Inflammatory bowel disease; Intususception; Lung abscess/ necrosis; Lymphoma; MCDK; Malrotation and volvulus; Meconium illeus; Meckel's diverticulum; Meconium plug; Mesoblastic nephroma; NEC (necrotizing enterocolitis); Nephroblastomatosis; Neuroblastoma; Non-accidental injury; Oesophageal atresia; Oesophageal conditions, esophageal strictures; Ovarian cyst; Pancreatitis; Parotidomegally; Plunging ranula; Portal hypertension; Posterior urethral valve; PUJ obstruction; Rabdomyosarcoma; Retropharyngeal abscess; Sacrococcygeal teratoma; Scrotal mass; Sequestrated segment (scimitar); Sinusitis - orbital cellulites; Takayasus; TB abdomen; Thymic mass; Thyroid cancer; Thyroglossal cyst; Thyroid goiter/ tumour; Tonsillar abscess; Tortion testis; Trauma abdomen (shock bowel); Trauma chest; Urachal cyst; Venous malformation; VU reflux; Wilm's tumour.

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From the reviews: "This is a simple but straightforward introduction to radiological imaging for most of the common neonatal and pediatric anomalies, tumors, or conditions. . It will be most valued by students, interns, and pediatric house officers . . This is a nicely done, compact introduction to pediatric radiology. . it is well done with a novel, user-friendly format and high quality illustrations. For beginners in the field, it will be a pleasant and easy entree to basic information." (Robert M. Arensman, Doody's Review Service, February, 2010) "The book was designed for radiologists and surgeons. . Every topic has clinical and radiological information, including tips and differentials along with images. . The information contained is a good quick reference guide . . the images are very good. . My overall impression is that this book is . useful as a quick guide for a junior paediatric surgeon." (Sara Harrison, RAD Magazine, April, 2010) "This could be called a first-aid emergency booklet to be used by surgeons and clinicians troubled by doubts when confronted with a problematic patient, and by radiologists trying to resolve these questions with all available imaging weapons. . This informative booklet is easy to read . . The book is recommended for young doctors in training to test their skills and more experienced doctors to refresh their knowledge." (Giampiero Beluffi, La Radiologica Medica, Vol. 115, 2010)"It provides collection of diagnostic images with accompanying clinical insight, surgical and radiological differential diagnosis. . very helpful from the teaching perspective not only to surgeons and residents, but also to junior radiological residents. It is strongly recommended for all pediatric surgeons . . great book for radiological residents or medical students desiring a concise text of pediatric radiology. . ABC pediatric surgical imaging is well done book of high value. I highly recommend this book as it was a very interesting and challenging read."­­­ (Omar Abd El Aziz, European Radiology, Vol. 21, 2011)