Crash Course (US): Imaging

Crash Course (US): Imaging

By Deborah ter Meulen, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Director of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Boston Medical, Boston, MA


Part I: The Patient Presents with

1. Chest Pain, Dyspnea, or Hemoptysis

? Cardiovascular disorders
? Respiratory disorders
? Case conferences

2. Breast Mass or Breast Screening

? The breast lump
? Breast screening
? Case conference

3. Dysphagia

? Thyroid mass
? Esophageal diseases
? Case conference

4. Abdominal Pain

? Imaging in abdominal pain
? Intestinal causes
? Hepatopancreatobiliary diseases
? Urological diseases
? Vascular diseases
? Gynecological diseases
? Case conferences

5. Jaundice

? Liver diseases
? Biliary diseases
? Pancreatic diseases
? Case conference

6. Altered Bowel Habit/Rectal Bleeding

? Small bowel diseases
? Large bowel diseases
? Case conferences

7. Scrotal or Groin Mass

? Scrotal mass
? Inguinal/thigh mass
? Case conference

8. Back Pain

? Degenerative diseases
? Inflammatory diseases
? Neoplastic spinal disease
? Metabolic bone disease
? Case conference

9. Joint Pain

? Rheumatoid arthritis
? Seronegative arthritis
? Degenerative
? Hemophilia
? Metabolic disorders
? Infectious diseases
? Systemic diseases
? Case conference

10. Neck Mass

? Thyroid masses
? Salivary diseases
? Lymphadenopathy
? Congenital/developmental diseases
? Miscellaneous disorders
? Case conference

11. Neurological Symptoms

? Headache
? Focal neurological deficit
? Seizures
? Head trauma
? Case conference

12. Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood

? Renal tract ultrasound
? Voiding cystourethrogram
? DMSA
? Other renal imaging investigations used in children with UTIs
? The role of vesico-ureteric reflux
? Case conference

13. Delayed Passage of Meconium

? Hirschsprung?s disease
? Meconium ileus
? Functional immaturity of the colon
? Ileal atresia
? Anorectal malformations
? Colonic atresia
? Radiological investigations
? Case conference

14. A Limp in Childhood

? Developmental dysplasia of the hip
? Transient synovitis of the hip joint
? Septic arthritis
? Perthes? disease
? Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
? Toddler?s fracture
? Discitis
? Radiological evaluation
? Case conference

15. Pregnancy

? First trimester ultrasound
? Second trimester ultrasound
? Third trimester ultrasound
? Case conference

Part II: Principles of Radiology

16. Ionizing Radiation Studies

? Conventional radiology
? Computed tomography
? Interventional radiology

17. Non-ionizing Radiation Techniques

? Ultrasound
? Doppler ultrasound
? Magnetic resonance imaging

18. Nuclear Medicine

? Conventions
? Single photon emission computed tomography
? Positron emission tomography
? Specific isotope studies
? Radiation doses and requests

Part III: Image Gallery

19. Respiratory Imaging

20. Cardiovascular and Breast Imaging

21. Gastrointestinal Imaging

22. Abdominal Imaging

23. Orthopedic Imaging

24. Head and Neck Imaging

25. Pediatric Radiology

Glossary

Index