Radiology Today 4 by Friedrich H. W. HeuckRadiology Today 4 by Friedrich H. W. Heuck

Radiology Today 4

byFriedrich H. W. Heuck, Martin W. Donner

Paperback | November 20, 2011

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The biennial symposium 'Radiology Today' continues its original mission to bring together European and American radiologists to discuss advances in the field. This volume presents material by well-known experts in cardiovascular and skeletal radiology. Its aim is to provide an overview of each major topic, trends in clinical development, and current interests in research. The future holds much promise for cardiovascular and skeletal radiology, primarily because of new techniques and procedures, but also because of the development of imaginative approaches to clinical problems. Ideas are born on both sides of the Atlantic, and we believe that it is important to ensure a rapid exchange of new information and to determine how it fits into today's medical care, keeping in mind the quality of patients' care, their safety and comfort, as well as cost. The traditional role of radiologists as consultants has increased greatly over time, with new responsibilities being continuously added. We radiologists are challenged to determine the diagnostic pathway appropriate to each patient. To arrive at the diagnosis quickly, safely, and at the lowest possible cost is as important as our participation in determining the patient's management. Some therapeutic procedures are even carried out by diagnostic radiol­ ogists themselves, employing ultrasound, computed tomography, or fluoroscopy and intracavitary catheters. Abscesses can be drained, and blood vessels dilated or blocked. In diagnosis and therapy, events are moving quickly, and advances are made at a rapid pace.
Title:Radiology Today 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:203 pages, 28 × 21 × 0.07 inPublished:November 20, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642712878

ISBN - 13:9783642712876

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Table of Contents

Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging.- Digital Arteriography: Ongoing Developments.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Cardiovascular System.- Comparison of Vascular CT and MRI.- Characterization of Vascular Lesions by Ultrasound.- Progress in Vascular Interventions.- Laser Angioplasty: A Review.- Fibrinolytic Therapy Combined with Clot Extraction.- Drugs Useful in Angioplasty.- Developments in Cardiovascular Imaging.- Blood Flow Measurements with Digital Arteriography.- Selection of Imaging Techniques for Venous Thromboembolic Disease.- Clinical Usefulness of High-Versus Low-Osmolality Contrast Agents.- Developments in Angiographic and Interventional Instrumentation.- Progress in Cardiovascular Interventions.- Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Types, Placement, and Efficiency.- Transluminal Vascular Stenting and Grafting.- Venography and Sclerotherapy of Varicoceles in Children and Adolescents: A New Catheter System.- Important Hip Problems.- Radiologic and Pathologic Correlation in Hip Disease.- Comparison of Imaging Modalities in Femoral Head Necrosis.- Osteoarthrosis and Arthritis (Synovitis) of the Hip.- Hip Arthrography.- Principles of Ultrasonography of the Hip in Newborn and Young Infants.- Nuclear Bone Scan in Hip Diseases.- Metabolic Bone Diseases.- Renal Osteodystrophy.- Progress in Quantitative Radiology of the Skeleton.- Usefulness of Regional Bone Measurements in Patients with Osteoporotic Fractures.- Trauma.- Diagnostic Errors in Skeletal Trauma in Adults.- Diagnostic Errors in Skeletal Trauma in Children.- The Importance of High Quality Bone X-Ray Images.- The Role of the Bone Scan in Trauma.- Painful Joints.- Evaluation of the Painful Wrist.- Shoulder Arthropathy.- Soft Tissue Disorders.- MRI - Proven and Potential Uses in Soft Tissue Evaluation.- Ultrasound in Haemophilia.- Bone Tumors.- A Rational Radiologic Approach to Bone Tumors in Childhood.- Efficiency of CT in Bone Tumors.