Cambridge University Press; 1st edition (November 11; 2013)
Incorporating over 300 colour pictures, 1200 clinical photographs, as well as pithy text points presented in bulleted form, A resource for study, reference, and board review, Core Radiology: A Visual Approach to Diagnostic Imaging is exhaustive and up to date. It takes a visual approach to diagnostic imaging. The design, which features straightforward formatting, incorporates the accompanying text and the images, making for learning that is both simplified and effective.
Included are all topics that are covered in the American Board of Radiology Core Exam, which are as follows:
Imaging of the breast, including MRI and surgical procedures
- imaging of the musculoskeletal system, including magnetic resonance imaging of the shoulder and knee
- imaging techniques used in neurology, including those of the head and neck, brain, and spine
- imaging of the urinary tract and pelvis, including MRI of the pelvis
- Imaging of the chest cavity (thoracic)
- Imaging of the digestive system, including procedures such as MRI and MRCP
- General; gynecological; vascular; and obstetrical ultrasonography
- Imaging techniques using nuclear radiation, such as PET-CT and nuclear cardiology
- Imaging of the cardiovascular system, including CT and MRI of the heart
- Pediatric imaging
- Interventional radiology
- A review of the fundamentals of radio logical physics, including contrast media and reactions.
Required reading for radiology residents who are preparing for boards, for working radiologists who are looking for a practical and up-to-date guide to the discipline, and for medical students who are driven to pursue a career in radiography.