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Basic Radiology, Second Edition
Basic Radiology, Second Edition

Basic Radiology, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 0071766642 | ISBN13: 9780071766647
By Michael Chen, Thomas Pope and David Ott
© 2011

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A well-illustrated, systems-based primer on learning radiologic imaging

Basic Radiology is the easiest and most effective way for medical students, residents, and clinicians not specializing in radiologic imaging to learn the essentials of diagnostic test selection, application, and interpretation. This trusted guide is unmatched in its ability to teach you how to select and request the most appropriate imaging modality for a patient’s presenting symptoms and familiarize yourself with the most common diseases that current radiologic imaging can best evaluate.


  • More than 800 high-quality images across all modalities
  • A logical organ-system approach
  • Consistent chapter presentation that includes: ---Recap of recent developments in the radiologic imaging of the organ system discussed
    ---Description of normal anatomy
    ---Discussion of the most appropriate imaging technique for evaluating that organ system
    ---Questions and imaging exercises designed to enhance your understanding of key principles
  • Brief list of suggested readings and general references
  • Timely chapter describing the various diagnostic imaging techniques currently available, including conventional radiography, nuclear medicine, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging
  • An important chapter providing an overview of the physics of radiation and its related biological effects, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging

1. Scope of Diagnostic Imaging, Michael Y.M. Chen and Christopher T. Whitlow
2. The Physical Basis of Diagnostic Imaging, Robert L. Dixon and Christopher t. Whitlow
3. Imaging of the Heart and Great Vessels, James G. Ravenel
4. Radiology of the Chest, Caroline Chiles and Shannon M. Gulla
5. Radiology of the Breast, Rita I. Freimanis and Joseph S. Ayoub
6. Musculoskeletal Imaging, Tamara Miner Haygood and Mohamed M.H. Sayyouh
7. Imaging of Joints, Paul L. Wasserman and Thomas L. Pope
8. Plain Film of the Abdomen, Michael Y.M. Chen
9. Radiology of the Urinary Tract, Jud R. Gash and Jacob Noe
10. Gastrointestinal Tract, David J. Ott
11. Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, Melanie P. Caserta, Fakhra Chaudhry, and Robert E. Bechtold
12. Brain and Its Coverings, Michael E. Zapadka, Michelle S. Bradbury, and Daniel W. Williams, III
13. Imaging of the Spine, Nandita Guha-Thakurta and Lawrence E. Ginsberg

About the Author

Michael Chen

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Thomas Pope

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

David Ott

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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