Gastrointestinal Imaging, An Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics of North America (The Clinics: Internal Medicine)1st Edition
by Perry J. Pickhardt MD (Author)
With collaboration of Dr. Alan Buchman, Consulting Editor, Dr. Perry J. Pickhardt has created a comprehensive issue of Gastroenterology Clinics that looks at imaging techniques for gastrointestinal diseases. Experts in their respective fields have contributed clinical reviews in the following areas: Evaluation of Dysphagia: The Role of Barium Fluoroscopy; CT and MR Small Bowel Enterography: Current Status and Future Trends; Radiologic Assessment of Gastrointestinal Bleeding; CT Colonography: Implementation for Screening; Rectal MR for Cancer Staging and Surveillance; Defecography (fluoro vs MR); Noninvasive Imaging Techniques for Staging Liver Fibrosis; HCC Screening: Comparison of US, CT, and MR Approaches; Pancreatic Cystic Lesions; Overview of biliary imaging; Splenomegaly: Clinico-Radiologic Approach to the Differential Diagnosis; MR for Non-Traumatic Acute Abdominal Pain: Comparison with CT and US; and PET/MR: Current Clinical Status and Future Prospects. Gastroenterologists will come away with the knowledge they need to understand the latest imaging modalities for diagnosis and assessment of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders.