Includes an abundance of high-quality abdominal and pelvic images
Covers all recent technical developments and new indications
Summarizes indications, examination protocols, and imaging features
Compares the diagnostic performance of the different imaging modalities
In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anatomy and pathologic entities are depicted in an abundance of high-quality images. Care is taken to consider all recent technical developments and new indications, and the diagnostic performance of different imaging modalities is carefully compared. It is anticipated that this book will come to be regarded as the standard work of reference on abdominal and pelvic radiology.
Gastrointestinal Imaging: Pharynx and esophagus.- Stomach and duodenum.- Small bowel.- Colon and rectum.- Liver.- Gallbladder and biliary tree.- Pancreas.- Spleen.- Mesentery, omentum.- Peritoneum and abdominal wall.- Genitourinary Imaging: Retroperitoneum.- Kidney and renal pelvis.- Ureter and urethra.- Prostate.- Scrotum and penis.- Ovary and adnexa.- Uterus.- Vagina and vulva.- Imaging during pregnancy.