Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract by Giovanni MaconiUltrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract by Giovanni Maconi

Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract

byGiovanni MaconiEditorGabriele Bianchi Porro

Hardcover | October 15, 2013

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This is the second, updated and extended edition of a well-received book that offers a comprehensive overview of ultrasonographic imaging of acute and chronic gastrointestinal diseases, including acute abdomen, appendicitis, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, neoplasms and masses, infections, malabsorption syndromes, and rare conditions. The value of ultrasound in each disorder is clearly explained and illustrated, and limitations identified. Information is also provided on recent technical developments and ultrasound applications that are likely to become of increasing importance, such as functional and 3D ultrasound, contrast agents and intraoperative ultrasound, elastography, and transperineal ultrasound. The authors are all distinguished experts in the topics they address.Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tractwill be a helpful guide in daily practice not only for radiologists but also for gastroenterologists, abdominal surgeons, pediatricians, and oncologists.

Giovanni Maconi gained his MD cum laude from the University of Pavia in 1989 and obtained a Postgraduate Degree in Gastroenterology cum laude from the Catholic University of Rome in 1993. He subsequently worked as a Registrar, Senior Registrar and Research Fellow in the Gastrointestinal Unit of the "Luigi Sacco" University Hospital, Mi...
Title:Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal TractFormat:HardcoverDimensions:289 pagesPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642319823

ISBN - 13:9783642319822

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Table of Contents

Part I: Acute Abdomen.- Part II: Chronic InflammatoryBowel Diseases.- Part III: Infections.- Part IV: Neoplasm.- Part V: Procedures and Technical Developments.- Part VI: Transperineal Ultrasound.