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Part of the popular Case Review series, this outstanding Board review book presents over 200 unknown cases—complete with over 350 state-of-the-art images, questions, answers, commentary, references, and more—to enhance your imaging interpretation skills in general and vascular ultrasound. Discussions incorporate the most recent knowledge from the literature in this field, providing an excellent review for both residents and practitioners.
Offers 20 new case studies, including emphysematous pyelonephritis/pyelitis, xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, subcutaneous lipoma, upper extremity DVT, and renal duplication.
Places an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis, to help you distinguish specific diseases and disorders from others that have a similar sonographic presentation.
Features new images and color illustrations throughout the text.
Groups cases by topic for a more efficient, targeted review of information.
Follows the format of the Boards, and offers case studies similar to those likely to be found on exams, for a realistic preparation for the test-taking experience.
Presents cases in 3 overall categories—from least to most difficult—to build your skills in a cumulative way.
Offers cross references to Ultrasound: The Requisites, 2nd Edition, so it's easy to find in-depth information on any subject.
This book is one volume from the highly regarded Case Review Series covering several radiology subspecialties. The aim of the series is to educate the reader via core knowledge question-and-answer case studies. Perhaps the most noticeable feature of this book is the outstanding quality of the ultrasound images, all of which appear to have been acquired using top of the range systems. I can thoroughly recommend this book, not just for departments training junior radiologists, but for any department carrying out the full range of non-obstetric ultrasound imaging. As a test for its target audience, I asked the opinion of some of our specialist registrars, and all found it to be extremely useful and informative. It will be of equal value to consultant radiologists and to trainee sonographers. Clinical Radiology, May 2008
By William D. Middleton, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Director of Ultrasonography, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
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