New Edition
Ultrasound: The Requisites,
Edition 3
By Barbara S. Hertzberg, MD, FACR and William D. Middleton, MD, FACR

Publication Date: 17 Jul 2015

This bestselling volume in The Requisites™ Series provides a comprehensive introduction to timely ultrasound concepts, ensuring quick access to all the essential tools for the effective practice of ultrasonography.

Comprehensive yet concise, Ultrasound covers everything from basic principles to advanced state-of-the-art techniques. This title perfectly fulfills the career-long learning, maintenance of competence, reference, and review needs of residents, fellows, and practicing physicians.

Key Features

  • Covers the spectrum of ultrasound use for general, vascular, obstetric, and gynecologic imaging.
  • Fully illustrated design includes numerous side-by-side correlative images.
  • Written at a level ideal for residents seeking an understanding of the basics, or for practitioners interested in lifelong learning and maintenance of competence.
  • Extensive boxes and tables highlight differential diagnoses and summarize findings.
  • "Key Features" boxes offer a review of key information at the end of each chapter.

New Features

  • Explore extensively updated and expanded content on important topics such as practical physics and image optimization, the thyroid, salivary glands, bowel, musculoskeletal system, cervical nodal disease, ectopic pregnancy, early pregnancy failure, management of asymptomatic adnexal cysts, practice guidelines – and a new chapter on fetal chromosome abnormalities.
  • Visualize the complete spectrum of diseases with many new and expanded figures of anatomy and pathology, additional correlative imaging, and new schematics demonstrating important concepts and findings.
  • Further enhance your understanding with visual guidance from the accompanying electronic version, which features over 600 additional figures and more than 350 real-time ultrasound videos.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. The enhanced eBook experience allows you to view the additional images and video segments and access all of the text, figures, and suggested readings on a variety of devices.
About the author
By Barbara S. Hertzberg, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina and William D. Middleton, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Director of Ultrasonography, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri
Table of Contents

Part I General and Vascular

1 Practical Physics

2 Gallbladder

3 Liver

4 Bile Ducts

5 Kidney

6 Lower Genitourinary

7 Pancreas

8 Spleen

9 General Abdomen

10 Neck and Chest

11 Extremities

Part II Obstetrics and Gynecology

12 The Obstetric Ultrasound Examination: Guidelines

13 Fetal Well-Being, Amniotic Fluid Volume, and Hydrops

14 The First Trimester and Ectopic Pregnancy

15 Fetal Central Nervous System, Face, and Neck

16 Fetal Thorax

17 Fetal Gastrointestinal Tract

18 Fetal Genitourinary Tract

19 Fetal Musculoskeletal System

20 Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Cervix

21 Multiple Gestations

22 Chromosome Abnormalities: Assessment for Aneuploidy

23 Pelvis and Uteru

24 Adnexa

Book Reviews

“…this book upholds the high standards of the Requisites series and will be invaluable to both novice and experienced practitioners alike…if I could afford to buy only one text this year, I’d have this one.¿

"This book is of value not only for radiologists but also for obstetricians and gynecologists. It is a well-written book and is highly recommended." Reviewed by: Christina Kinnander, Herlev Hospital on behalf of Acta Radiologica, November 2015


"…this book upholds the high standards of the Requisites series and will be invaluable to both novice and experienced practitioners alike…if I could afford to buy only one text this year, I’d have this one."

-RAD Magazine, March 2016

Book details
ISBN: 9780323086189
Page Count: 656
Illustrations : 3000 illustrations (950 in full color)
Retail Price : £86.99