Based on a popular course taught at the Radiological Society of North America's Annual Meeting, this book provides all the essential information for choosing the appropriate imaging examination and completing the imaging workup of a patient. Chapters are organized into parts according to the anatomical location of the clinical problems addressed. The authors guide the reader through the diagnostic evaluation, reviewing the indications for and the strengths and limitations of ultrasound imaging.
- Practical information on the usefulness of ultrasound, nonimaging tests, or other imaging modalities, such as CT and MR, for evaluating each clinical situation
- Clear descriptions of symptoms and differential diagnosis
- Nearly 1,300 images and photographs demonstrating key points
- A new chapter on neonatal spinal cord anomalies
Comprehensive and up-to-date, this edition is essential for ultrasonographers, radiologists, residents, physicians, nurses, and radiology assistants seeking the latest recommendations for the effective use of ultrasonography.