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Author Haller, Jack O. (Jack Oliver), 1944-
Title Pediatric radiology / Jack O. Haller, Thomas L. Slovis, Aparna Joshi.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2005.
Edition Third edition.

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Author Haller, Jack O. (Jack Oliver), 1944-
Subject Pediatric radiology.
Alt Name Slovis, Thomas L., 1941-
Joshi, Aparna.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 291 pages) : illustrations, portrait
polychrome rdacc
Edition Third edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This basic text introduces the reader to all facets of pediatric imaging from the importance of understanding X-ray exposure to children through the appropriate indications for ordering a particular examination. It covers basic problems in each organ system. There is a quiz after most of the clinical chapters. The text is aimed at the novice, while the pictures of classic important imaging findings are designed to test the mature pediatric caregiver and the radiologist beginning training. The information conveyed in this text is essential for pediatric house staff, entering radiology residents.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- 1 Diagnostic Medical Imaging: How, Why and When? -- Introduction -- Nature of Radiographs -- Other Imaging Modalities Without Radiation -- Proper Utilization of Imaging -- 2 Understanding Radiation and Its Effect on Children -- 3 Chest Examinations in Children -- Technical Factors -- Lung Volume -- Position of the Patient -- How the Film Was Obtained -- Adequacy of Exposure -- Traps: Unique Anatomical Normal Variants and Positions of Tubes -- Interpreting the Film: The Radiologist's Circle -- Abdomen -- Bones and Soft Tissues -- Chest (Airway, Mediastinum, Diaphragm, Lungs) -- Common Pathological Conditions -- Hyperexpansion -- Lobar Collapse -- Change in Pulmonary Densities -- Masses and Pseudomasses -- Pleura -- Summary -- 4 The Chest in the Neonate and Young Infant -- Technical Factors -- Interpreting the Film -- Abdomen -- Bones and Soft Tissues -- Chest -- An Approach to Common Neonatal Abnormalities -- Diseases with Generalized Increase in Lung Volume -- Diseases with Normal or Decreased Lung Volume -- Diseases with Variable Lung Volume -- Localized Changes in Lung Volume -- Structural Abnormalities -- 5 Abdominal Imaging -- Technical Factors -- The Radiologist's Circle and the ABCS -- Chest -- Bones and Soft Tissues -- Abdomen -- Cross-Sectional Imaging Techniques -- Ultrasound of the Abdomen and Pelvis -- CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis -- MR Imaging of the Abdomen -- Imaging Studies for Specific Organs and Systems -- Bowel -- Esophagus -- Upper Gastrointestinal Series -- Small Bowel Follow-Through -- Barium Enema -- Liver and Biliary Tract -- The Bladder -- Kidney -- Common Indications for Imaging the Abdomen in Pediatrics -- Common Clinical Problems -- Vomiting -- Abdominal Pain -- Blunt Abdominal Trauma -- Constipation -- Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- Anal ... Rectal Malformations -- Urinary Tract Infection -- Enuresis -- Abdominal Mass -- Hematuria -- Dilated Collecting System Seen on Antenatal Ultrasound Examination -- 6 Abdominal and Pelvic Masses -- Begin the Work-Up with an Abdominal Series -- Begin with the Least Invasive Study When There is a Questionable Mass -- Let the Patient's Age and Symptoms and the Location of the Mass Direct the Work-Up -- Newborn -- One Month to 2 Years of Age -- Older than 2 Years -- Location of the Mass -- Symptoms -- Imaging Principles -- Specific Lesions -- Wilms Tumor -- Neuroblastoma -- Hepatic Tumors -- Lymphoma -- Rhabdomyosarcoma -- Pregnancy: The Most Common Pelvic Mass in Girls -- Risk Factors for Abdominal Masses -- 7 Skeleton -- Anatomy -- Long Bones -- Flat Bones -- Unique Features -- Imaging Modalities in Evaluating Musculoskeletal Disease -- Plain Film Radiography -- Computed Tomography -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Nuclear Medicine -- Ultrasound -- General Approach to the Skeletal Plain Film -- Common Pediatric Problems -- Trauma --tidtid2.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540264422
3540213546 (alk. paper)
9783540213543 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 209857772
Additional Format Print version: Haller, Jack O. (Jack Oliver), 1944- Pediatric radiology. 3rd ed. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2005 3540213546 9783540213543 (DLC) 2004111250 (OCoLC)57333291

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