spine imaging case review series 3rd edition expert consult online and print

spine imaging case review series 3by

  • efrat saraf-lavi, md, assistant professor of radiology, university of miami school of medicine, miami, fl

spine imaging, a title in the popular case review series, helps you effectively prepare for certification, recertification, and practice in spine imaging with case studies that test your knowledge of all essential topics. this medical reference book will show you how to make confident, final diagnoses through accurate pattern recognition, clinical correlation, and differential diagnosis.

new to this edition

  • ensure your knowledge is up to date with the aid of new and updated spinal imaging case studies covering modalities such as spinal mra imaging, swi, cine csf flow, mr myelography and peripheral nerve imaging. new cases include discal cyst, polymyalgia rheumatica, gaucher disease, pigmented villonodular synovitis, ventriculus terminalis cyst, and much more.

key features

  • prepare effectively by reviewing 160 spine imaging cases, organized by level of difficulty, that mimic the new format of radiology certification and recertification exams. every case includes at least 3 images and 4 multiple-choice review questions, along with rationales that explain why each answer is correct or incorrect.

obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound case review series 3e

obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound case review seriesby

  • karen l. reuter md facr (author),
  • john p. mcgahan md facr (author)

 

an outstanding title from the popular case review series, obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound provides 119 case histories, with over 300 corresponding images, questions, answers, commentary, references, and more, to enhance your imaging interpretation skills in obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. its discussions incorporate the most recent knowledge from ob/gyn ultrasound literature, providing an excellent review for residents and practitioners alike.

    • turn to obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound as excellent review for the boards!
  • effectively prepare for certification, recertification, and practice with content that mimics the new format of board exams as well as the everyday clinical experience.
  • review the full range of imaging findings in obstetric in gynecologic ultrasound with the addition of fetal ultrasound and high-risk-pregnancy imaging.
  • access the most up-to-date information on fetal cardiac anomalies with expert guidance on the use of the 3-vessel view to access the outflow tracts; use of mri in confirming and accessing fetal anomalies; ultrasound and mri features of placenta accrete; and ultrasound evaluation of nuchal translucency, nuchal thickness, and fetal cystic hygroma.
  • boost your skills with 119 cases organized by level of difficulty, as well as multiple-choice questions, answers, rationales, and more.
  • alleviate exam anxiety and sharpen your clinical expertise with guidance from entirely new cases online at www.casereviewsonline.com, including ultrasound and mri features of fetal congenital high airway obstruction (chaos) and the variable ultrasound and mri features of fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma (sct).

genitourinary imaging case review series 2e

by genitourinary imaging

  • ronald j. zagoria md (author),
  • william w. mayo-smith md (author),
  • julia r. fielding md (author)

this title provides an excellent case selection for sharpening diagnostic skills in this challenging subspecialty area. emphasis is on differential diagnoses and pertinent radiological findings, but the relevant clinical points are also covered. this second edition contains numerous new images (more than 400 total images) as well as an addition of fifty cases. it is cross-referenced to gu radiology: the requisites, 2e.

  • volume in the case review series, covering brain imaging, targeted towards residents, fellows and practicing radiologists
  • mimics official exam formats and daily practice environment with a pedagogically anchored format that introduces cases/images as unknowns with three to four questions; then, on the flip side of the page, diagnosis, answers to the questions, additional commentary, references and cross-references to the requisites volume are supplied in logical succession; blank space is available for note taking.
  • cases are randomly organized and then divided into three overall categories reflecting three different levels of difficulty.
  • over 400 state of the art images
  • can be read cover to cover in a short period of time
  • all existing cases revised
  • approximately 50 new cases (including a greater focus on mr and gyn)
  • addition of a new co-editor (fielding will supply the 50 new cases)
  • new images for approx. 75% of existing entities
  • greater emphasis on ddx
  • greater emphasis on patient treatment
  • all references updated

vascular and interventional imaging case review series 2e

by vascular and interventional imaging

  • jennifer gould (author),
  • nael saad (author),
  • jennifer e. gould md (author),
  • suresh vedantham md (author)

vascular and interventional imaging in the case review series covers the latest minimally invasive techniques that have replaced major operations. jennifer gould, md, nael saad, and suresh vedantham, md present the details of the detection of blockages and abnormalities in veins and arteries, removal of common bile duct stones, postoperative abscess drainage, biopsies, delivery of drugs to specific sites, and more. as a title in the case review series, this book contains approximately 200 cases-organized by difficulty-and 400 images-20% new, with questions and answers, diagnoses, commentary, references, and cross-references to vascular and interventional radiology: the requisites. you’ll be able to understand the requirements of the exam and sharpen your ability to interpret cases. this reference eases the challenge of keeping pace and developing procedure-related judgment in this very clinical subspecialty of radiology.

  • presents material in a case review format with questions and answers to challenge your understanding in an interactive manner ideal for board review.
  • includes approximately 200 cases and 400 images, along with questions and answers, diagnoses, additional commentary, and references to fully prepare you for the exam.
  • covers clinical evaluation and procedure to highlight the importance of those aspects of interventional radiology.
  • provides cross-references to vascular and interventional radiology-the companion volume in the requisites series-so you can pursue more in-depth information on specific topics.
  • organizes the cases according to difficulty to make it easy for you to find and review what you find most challenging.
  • presents dr. jennifer gould as the new primary editor and the fresh perspective of nael saad for authoritative guidance from rising stars in the field.
  • expands the existing information on interventional oncology, non-invasive imaging, spine interventions, thrombolysis, endovenous laser ablation of venous varicosities, and post transplant complications and their treatment for the latest on these hot topics.
  • features additional decision-making cases and questions to provide you with more than just a factual understanding of treatment.
  • covers advances in the field through new cases on interventional radiology procedures.
  • includes twenty percent new and updated images to reflect state-of-the-art techniques through high-quality visuals.

thoracic imaging case review series 2e

by thoracic imaging: case review series, 2e

  • theresa c. mcloud md (author),
  • phillip m. boiselle md (author),
  • gerald f. abbott md (author)

 

thoracic imaging: case review, by phillip m. boiselle, md, theresa c. mcloud, md and gerald f. abbott, md, tests your ability to interpret a wide range of images seen in practice. the completely revised edition of this title in the popular case review series features all-new cases and superb-quality accompanying images that explore the newest imaging modalities, including new treatment guidelines for lung cancer, hiv/aids, and pneumonia. this complete study of thoracic imaging has been organized for quick reference and easy board and recertification review. easily find and study the most challenging topics from among approximately 200 cases-organized by difficulty – and 400 images – with questions and answers, diagnoses, commentary, references, and cross-references to thoracic radiology: the requisites.

    • study effectively with content that mimics the format of official exams as well as the everyday clinical experience-offering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice.
    • supplement your thoracic imaging board prep and get greater depth of information with easy cross-referencing to thoracic radiology – the companion volume in the requisites series.
    • clearly see and interpret 400 high-quality, state-of-the-art images representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in thoracic imaging.
    • get fresh perspectives from 200 updated or new cases reflecting the most recent changes in thoracic imaging, including pet-ct, emerging pulmonary infections, smoking-related lung diseases, fleischner guidelines for management of incidentally detected lung nodules, and ground glass and part-solid lung nodules.
    • spend less time searching and more time learning with easy-to-navigate chapters focused on visual identification and diagnosis, and reorganized by degree of case difficulty.

a top-selling volume of the popular case review series with new and improved images throughout is the perfect tool to prepare for the toughest cases in thoracic radiology.

spine imaging case review series 2e

by spine imaging: case review series, 2e

  • brian c. bowen md phd (author),
  • alfonso rivera md (author),
  • efrat saraf-lavi md (author)

this volume in the best-selling “case review” series uses nearly 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge on a full range of topics in spine imaging. each case includes a set of 1 to 4 unknown images and four self-test questions, accompanied by answers, supporting literature references, and a commentary to help you gain a better understanding of how the correct diagnosis was reached. the discussion addresses the most important imaging, pathological, and clinical features of the case. this unique case-based format – coupled with an easy-access organization and high-quality images – equips you with the guidance you need to master the material, pass certification exams, and succeed in practice.

  • serves as a useful preparation tool for certification review with its unique case-based format that mimics the actual exam.
  • illustrates many nondegenerative diseases of the spine, such as congenital, vascular, neoplastic, inflammatory/infectious, and traumatic cases, including abnormal imaging findings.
  • covers diseases involving spinal nerves and paraspinal plexuses, facilitating recognition of entities such as hereditary peripheral neuropathies and the perineural spread of neoplastic disease.
  • offers more than 400 high-quality, state-of-the-art images – most new to this edition – representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in the field.
  • features cases at three different levels of difficulty: opening round, fair game, and challenge to test the knowledge of any practitioners, regardless of degree or experience.
  • presents new and expanded coverage of vascular lesions · vetebral lesions · lesions of spinal/peripheral nerves · mr/ct techniques · and more.
  • features completely new figures as part of 120 new and existing cases.
  • includes cross references of every case to grossman & yousem text, neuroradiology: the requisites, 2nd edition.

pediatric imaging case review series 2e

by pediatric imaging: case review series, 2e

  • thierry a. g. m. huisman md (author)

pediatric imaging: case review, by thierry a.g.m. huisman, md, tests your ability to interpret a wide range of images seen in practice. the completely revised edition of this title in the popular case review series features all-new cases and superb-quality accompanying images that explore the newest imaging modalities, including the newest technology in post processing such as lung reconstruction and tractography of fibers within the brain. this complete study of pediatric imaging has been reorganized anatomically for quick reference and easy board review. this book contains approximately 200 cases-organized by difficulty-and 400 images-with questions and answers, diagnoses, commentary, references, and cross-references to pediatric radiology: the requisites.

study effectively with content that mimics the format of official exams as well as the everyday clinical experience-offering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice.

distinguish between common and rare diagnoses with 200 case studies organized into ”opening round,” ”fair game,” and ”challenge” sections that present varying levels of difficulty and occurrences.

clearly see and interpret 400 high-quality, state-of-the-art images representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in pediatric imaging.

supplement your pediatrics board prep and get greater depth of information with easy cross-referencing to companion

get a fresh perspective from 200 new cases reflecting the most recent changes in pediatric imaging, including the newest technology in post processing such as lung reconstruction and tractography of fibers within the brain, and expert guidance from new editor dr. thierry huisman, director of pediatric radiology at johns hopkins.

spend less time searching and more time learning with easy-to-navigate chapters focused on visual identification and diagnosis, and reorganized by degree of case difficulty and then by body part within each category.

completely revised edition of the popular case review series with all new cases and superb quality accompanying images, organized anatomically for quick reference and board review.

nuclear medicine case review series 2e

by nuclear medicine: case review series, 2e

  • harvey a. ziessman md (author)

 

this new edition of nuclear medicine in the popular case review series offers self-assessment preparation for board reviews to help residents and recertifying radiologists stay on top in their field! dr. harvey zeissman presents 200 case studies-covering hot topics like pet/ct, spect/ct, and radiation safety-with images and questions to refine and reinforce your understanding of nuclear medicine.

    • review 200 cases organized by level of difficulty, with questions, answers, and rationales that mimic the format of certification exams.
    • prepare for the challenges you’ll face on the exam and in practice with visual guidance from 400 images.
    • find more in-depth information easily thanks to cross-references to the requisites: nuclear medicine.
    • stay current thanks to new images and/or updated questions, answers, and discussions for nearly every case study.
    • master the applications of nuclear medicine in bone medicine, oncology, neurology, and cardiac medicine with 40 new pet/ct cases and 5 new spect/ct cases.
    • manage risks thanks to 10 radiation safety cases that cover this major concern in nuclear medicine practice.

the perfect review text for up to date high quality cases relevant to all the nuclear medicine topics on the boards

musculoskeletal imaging case review series 2e

by musculoskeletal imaging: case review series

  • joseph yu (author),
  • joseph s. yu md (author)

this volume in the best-selling “case review” series uses 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in musculoskeletal imaging. whether you are preparing for the radiology board exams, recertifying, or looking to hone your diagnostic abilities, this book will help you read and interpret all imaging modalities used for the musculoskeletal system. it’s structured to be accessible, easy-to-use, and concise enough to be read cover to cover in a short period of time. the expanded coverage on high-tech imaging ensures that you will be current with the latest advancements and trends in musculoskeletal imaging. musculoskeletal imaging: case review, 2nd edition is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self-assessment in this specialty!

  • presents 200 unknown cases to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in musculoskeletal imaging with questions, answers, diagnoses, and additional commentary.
  • divides cases into three levels of difficulty, “opening round,” “fair game,” and “challenge,” so you can test yourself and monitor your progress.
  • reflects the official american board of radiology exam format and creates a daily practice environment to build test-taking confidence.
  • uses an accessible, user-friendly format for quick cover to cover reading.
  • features new and expanded coverage of the latest high-tech imaging procedures to help you stay abreast of recent advances and trends in musculoskeletal imaging.
  • emphasizes differential diagnosis to help you distinguish among diseases and disorders with similar sonographic presentations.
  • features new and additional images, over 500 in all, that complement the text to provide you with current, high-quality visual guidance of clinical situations as encountered in practice.
  • includes cross-references to musculoskeletal imaging: the requisites, 3rd edition to direct you to further information for you to review.

head neck imaging case review series 2e

by head & neck imaging: case review series

  • david m. yousem md mba (author),
  • ana carolina b. s. da motta md (author)

one of the best selling volumes in the case review series is now revised, with all new cases–excellent for honing skills and building confidence! this second edition of head & neck imaging affords you a clinical tool that helps speed your differential diagnoses and ensures your proficiency. organized like the oral boards, it serves as a study guide for exams, caq and re-certification-and as a personal review of the subspecialty. here, johns hopkins’ drs. yousem and motta describe the latest techniques through 200 actual cases and 340 high-quality images. tightly arranged, the text assures you fast access to information. self-testing devices throughout validate your comprehension.

  • incorporates the most advanced imaging techniques
  • formatted like the oral board exam for easy study and review
  • cross-referenced to neuroradiology: the requisites, second edition
    • offers 200 all-new cases with new discussions and current literature references
    • presents over 340 images-including mr techniques (spectroscopy, diffusion, magnetization transfer, 3d fiesta, tensor imaging) and ct techniques (cta, bolus tracking, 3d reformats, perfusion imaging, cine loops) and more
    • explores new topics including ct and mr angiography of the neck · multi-detector ct with 3d reconstructions · post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders · new hiv infections · diagnostic and therapeutic image-guided procedures · medical economics · and much more
    • reflects a greater emphasis differential diagnosis and patient treatment

gastrointestinal imaging case review series 2e

by gastrointestinal imaging: case review series, 2e

  • robert d. halpert md (author)

this volume in the best-selling “case review” series uses 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in gastrointestinal imaging. gastrointestinal imaging: case review, 2nd edition is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self assessment in this specialty!

  • utilizes case studies organized into “opening round,” “fair game,” and “challenge” sections, so you can test yourself at varying difficulty levels.
  • uses a format similar to the american board of radiology’s oral exam, and case studies similar to those found on exams for realistic exam preparation.
  • more than 350 high-quality, state-of-the-art images present clinical situations as encountered in the field.
  • includes the most recent knowledge from the literature in gastrointestinal imaging to keep your skills current.
  • helps you distinguish among diseases and disorders with similar sonographic presentations with an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis.
  • groups cases by topic for more efficient, targeted review.
  • incorporates page references to halpert: gastrointestinal imaging: the requisites, 2nd edition.

brain imaging case review series 2e

by brain imaging: case review series

  • laurie a. loevner md (author),
  • david m. yousem md mba (author)

this volume in the best-selling “case review” series uses hundreds of case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in brain imaging. with 170 brand new cases, new coverage of mra, cta, mr spectroscopy and multi-detectors and over 600 brilliant images, this is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self assessment in this specialty!

  • utilizes case studies organized into “opening round,” “fair game,” and “challenge” sections, so you can test yourself at varying difficulty levels.
  • provides at-a-glance review/self-testing of brain imaging cases ideal for preparing for the boards in brain imaging, the caq exam for neuroradiology or for the general radiologist ready for re-certification.
  • mimics the official exam formats and daily practice environment by giving you cases/images as unknowns with three to four questions; then, on the flip side of the page, diagnosis, answers to the questions, additional commentary, and references to the corresponding volume in elsevier’s popular requisites series.
  • includes 600 state of the art images to effectively compliment and support the text and provide a clear picture of what you can expect, both in test-taking and in practice.
  • uses randomly organized cases so you can test yourself without the aid of logical organization by anatomy or disease type.
  • includes 170 new cases and over 50 new diagnoses so you can keep pace with the latest developments.
  • includes a greater emphasis on differential diagnosis.
  • adds coverage of mra, cta, mr spectroscopy and multi-detectors to keep you completely current.
  • provides all new images for existing entities.
  • adds cutting-edge coverage of neuro-imaging including spectroscopy, cta, mra, functional imaging, tractography, perfusion and diffusion.

general and vascular ultrasound case review series 2e

by general and vascular ultrasound

  • william d. middleton md facr (author)

 

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.