Abdominal Ultrasound

Abdominal Ultrasound How, Why and WhenEdition 3

Editors: Edited by Jane A. Smith (formerly Bates), MPhil DMU DCR
ISBN: 9780443069192
Publication Date : Sep 20, 2010
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  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
  • Book Reviews
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Ultrasound continues to be one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine and is used by a wide range of healthcare professionals across many applications. This book provides a practical, clinically relevant guide for all practitioners working in the field of abdominal ultrasound. Its aim is to enable the operator to maximize the diagnostic information and recognize the limitations of ultrasound scans.
About the Editor
Edited by Jane A. Smith (formerly Bates), MPhil DMU DCR, Cons Practitioner, Ultrasound, Leeds, UK
Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Optimizing the diagnostic information
Chapter 2 The normal hepato-biliary system
Chapter 3 Pathology of the gallbladder and biliary tree
Chapter 4 Pathology of the liver and portal venous system
Chapter 5 The pancreas
Chapter 6 Ultrasound of the spleen and lymphatic system
Chapter 7 Ultrasound of the renal tract
Chapter 8 Ultrasound of the retroperitoneum and gastrointestinal tract
Chapter 9 Ultrasound of the paediatric abdomen
Chapter 10 Ultrasound of the acute abdomen
Chapter 11 Interventional techniques

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Book Reviews

"I encourage the students within our department to use this excellent text as a source of reference. High quality and good value for money [...] a definite ‘must have’ for any ultrasound department, and for student sonographers."

Ultrasound (The Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society), Aug 2011

0-7020-3170-4, 978-0-7020-3170-0, Chudleigh, Smith & Cumming: Obstetric & Gynecological Ultrasound, How, Why and When, 4e