Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children by Caroline KEYZERImaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children by Caroline KEYZER

Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children

EditorCaroline KEYZER, Pierre Alain Gevenois

Hardcover | September 28, 2011

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This book is a comprehensive account of imaging of acute appendicitis and other appendiceal diseases. Background information is first provided on clinical presentation, perforation and negative appendectomy rates, and treatment options.  The role of each imaging modality - radiography, ultrasound, CT, and MRI - is then considered separately in adults and children with suspected acute appendicitis. Many high-quality illustrations are included, and detailed information is provided on appropriate protocols and radiation saving. Further chapters addresses the spontaneously resolving and chronic appendicitis as well as other appendiceal lesions and review the findings of evidence-based medicine and cost-effectiveness analyses. Emergency physicians, pediatricians, surgeons, and radiologists will all find this book to be an excellent source of information and guidance.
Title:Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and ChildrenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:265 pagesPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642178715

ISBN - 13:9783642178719

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction.- Part II: Treatment Approaches and Issues in Patients with Suspected Acute Appendicitis.- Part III: Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults.- Part IV: Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Children.- Part V: Imaging Findings of other Appendiceal Diseases, Impact of Imaging on Negative Appendectomy Rate, and Radiation Dose Optimization.- Part VI: Concluding Remarks.

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From the reviews:"The internationally renowned authors present an expansive overview of the clinical problem, starting with the history of its management, moving through clinical assessment, modern treatment and providing an authoritative discussion of current best practice in imaging. . This is a very well written and edited book, crammed full of useful information and interesting images that I will, I am sure, and myself referring to again and again . ." (Gareth Lewis, RAD Magazine, January, 2013)