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Medicine - Radiology | Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging

Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging

Palmer, Lane S., Palmer, Jeffrey S. (Eds.)

2014, XIX, 482 p. 422 illus., 140 illus. in color.

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  • Written collaboratively by pediatric urologists and radiologists
  • Authors are experts in their specific areas
  • Reviews the principles of each radiologic modality
  • Presents combined specialty evaluations of clinical conditions arranged anatomically
  • Forward by Dr. Robert Lebowitz, Professor of Radiology, Emeritus, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging provides a comprehensive reference for health care providers of children and adolescents with urologic conditions. This is the first book in which each chapter is written collaboratively by at least one author from each specialty. This unique approach melds the expertise of each specialist and offers it to the reader in a manner aimed at reinforcing the integration of clinical information to radiologic imaging.

     The book is arranged into two sections allowing for easy access to the information. The first section covers the principles of each radiologic modality as well as radiation safety and the history of uroradiology.  The second section integrates the lessons of the first section into specific urologic conditions arranged anatomically and includes additional unique conditions.

       Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging is a key reference for pediatric urologists and radiologists as well as primary care providers, general urologists and radiologists, fellows, residents, medical students, and mid-level providers.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Adrenal imaging - Fetal imaging - Nuclear medicine - Renal Imaging - Scrotal imaging - Ultrasonography - Urolithiasis

Related subjects » Medicine - Radiology - Urology

Table of contents 

Part I. Radiology Principles.- 1. History of Pediatric Urologic Imaging.- 2. Principles of Ultrasound.- 3. Principles of Computerized Tomography (CT).- 4. Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).- 5. Principles of Voiding Cystourethrography (VCUG).- 6. Principles of Nuclear Medicine Imaging.- 7. Radiation Safety.- Part II. Clinical Imaging.- 8. Prenatal Imaging of the Genitourinary Tract.- 9. Renal Imaging:  Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract.- 10. Renal Imaging:  Hydronephrosis and Renal Obstruction.- 11. Renal Imaging:  Cystic and Solid Lesions.- 12. Renal Imaging: Infection.- 13. Urolithiasis.- 14. Bladder and Ureteral Imaging.- 15. Urethral Imaging.- 16. Adrenal Gland Imaging.- 17. Scrotal Imaging.- 18. Interventional Uroradiologic Procedures in Children.- 19. Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex (Classic Bladder Exstrophy & Cloacal Exstrophy) Prune Belly Syndrome, Bladder Augmentation.- 20. Trauma.- 21. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation, Gynecological and Anorectal Abnormalities.

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