Imaging of the Cervical Spine in Children

Authors: Swischuk, Leonard

  • Provides practitioners with an insightful approach to pediatric cervical spine injuries
  • Radiology residents and those who work in trauma imaging will appreciate the practical guidelines contained in this thorough yet concise book
  • Provides constant emphasis on normal anatomic and physiologic phenomena which mimic pathology
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About this book

Dr. Leonard Swischuk has revised his outstanding work on imaging the cervical spine in children. He draws upon his extensive experience to provide practitioners with an insightful approach to pediatric cervical spine injuries. The text covers developmental anatomy, normal variants, congenital anomalies, abnormalities of the dens, trauma, and miscellaneous abnormalities of the cervical spine. The book has several strengths that appeal to radiology residents, such as its succinct overview of the topic and helpful reference lists that guide readers to additional resources. Dr. Swischuk illustrates conditions he discusses with excellent plain film examples that help residents identify cases they are likely to encounter during board exams and in practice. Accompanying CT and MR images clarify and qualify the findings. Dr. Swischuk's direct writing style makes the complex content highly accessible, providing imaging residents with an invaluable introduction to pediatric cervical spine radiology.

About the authors

Dr. Leonard Swischuk, who is recognized for authoring several superb and widely read pediatric radiology textbooks, has produced yet another outstanding work on the important subject of imaging the cervical spine in children. A distinguished pediatric radiologist, he draws upon his extensive experience in the field and his gift for writing clear and readable text to provide practitioners with an insightful approach to pediatric cervical spine injuries. Those who work in trauma imaging will appreciate the wealth of practical guidelines contained in this thorough yet concise book.Dr. Swischuk's text is organized into six chapters. The first two discuss developmental anatomy and normal variants. Chapters three and four concentrate on congenital anomalies and on abnormalities of the dens. The final two chapters consider trauma and miscellaneous abnormalities of the cervical spine. The book has several notable strengths that are appealing to radiology residents, such as its succinct and well-organized overview of the topic. To help residents identify cases that they are likely to encounter during board exams and in practice, Dr. Swischuk selected excellent plain film examples from his personal collection that illustrate the conditions he discusses and reflect his emphasis on cervical radiography. The illustrated cases also include CT and MR images that clarify and qualify the plain film findings. Helpful reference lists complete each chapter and guide residents to resources for further reading. In addition, Dr. Swischuk's direct writing style makes the complex content highly accessible, providing imaging residents with an invaluable introduction to pediatric cervical spine radiology.

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From the reviews of the second edition:

“The second edition of Imaging of the Cervical Spine in Children is a brilliant update to a text that previously had provided an extremely succinct overview of a very challenging subject. … Each chapter has a plethora of images and diagrams with concise and illuminating descriptions. … I recommend this text and believe it should be on the shelf of anyone who examines pediatric cervical spine images … .” (Jamie R. Ledford, Radiology, Vol. 268 (1), July, 2013)

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Hardcover $169.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Imaging of the Cervical Spine in Children
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-3788-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-3788-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-3787-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
X, 110
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