Recommended Books for Radiology Residents: Case Review

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Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Robert D. Halpert
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 368 pages

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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 Radiologys 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.
General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By William D. Middleton
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 288 pages

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Part of the popular Case Review series, this outstanding Board review book presents over 200 unknown casescomplete with over 350 state-of-the-art images, questions, answers, commentary, references, and moreto 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 categoriesfrom least to most difficultto 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.
Brain Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Laurie A. Loevner
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 266 pages

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Part of the popular new Case Review series, this volume focuses on brain imaging from a multimodality perspective and is perfectly customized to meet the self-testing needs of those preparing for exams or to serve as a way for general radiologists to sharpen their skills in this subspecialty area. Two hundred unknown brain cases with 400 images are succinctly presented in random order with questions, answers, commentary, references, and cross-references to the relevant REQUISITES volume. Differential diagnoses and pertinent radiological findings will be emphasized, but relevant clinical points also will be covered. Cases will be divided by difficulty level, with a division between more common cases and the more unusual and challenging cases.* Features an at-a-glance review of brain cases that prepares residents, fellows, and practicing radiologists studying for exams or wishing to spruce up this subspecialty area. * Mimics official exam formats which allows for self-testing, subsequent learning, preparation and confidence-building to succeed in exam settings and practice settings. * Organizes cases randomly and divides them into three overall categories, so the reader has the opportunity to test him/herself at different degrees of difficulty. * Provides an outstanding review of the entire subspecialty of neuroradiology when combined with the recently published Head and Neck volume and the soon to be published volume on the Spine. * Complements and references the Neuroradiology: THE REQUISITES volume to provide the most comprehensive review for the exams. THE REQUISITES covers the essentials of the subspecialty and the CASE REVIEW allows you to test yourself on those essentials. * Includes approximately 420 state-of-the-art images which complement the text and provide a clear picture of what exam takers can expect. * Affordable, manageable, practical 8 1/2 x 11 size with space for note-taking in the text. * Features a consistent format with the same features: case presented as unknown with four questions, followed by answers to questions, detailed commentary, latest references in the literature, cross-reference to THE REQUISITES volume, and space for note-taking.
Genitourinary Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Ronald J. Zagoria
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 432 pages

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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 RadiologistsMimics 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 imagesCan be read cover to cover in a short period of timeAll existing cases revisedApproximately 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 entitiesGreater emphasis on DDxGreater emphasis on patient treatmentAll references updated
Head & Neck Imaging: Case Review Series
By David M. Yousem
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 336 pages

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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-certificationand 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 techniquesFormatted like the Oral Board Exam for easy study and reviewCross-referenced to Neuroradiology: The Requisites, Second EditionOffers 200 all-new cases with new discussions and current literature references Presents over 340 imagesincluding MR techniques (spectroscopy, diffusion, magnetization transfer, 3D FIESTA, tensor imaging) and CT techniques (CTA, bolus tracking, 3D reformats, perfusion imaging, Cine loops) and moreExplores 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
Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Karen L. Reuter
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 288 pages

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Part of the popular Case Review series, this outstanding Board review book presents over 200 unknown casescomplete with over 350 state-of-the-art images, questions, answers, commentary, references, and moreto enhance your imaging interpretation skills in obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. Discussions incorporate the most recent knowledge from OB/GYN ultrasound literature, 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 categoriesfrom least to most difficultto 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.Features over 350 state-of-the-art imagesmany of them new to this editionthat capture the full range of imaging findings in obstetric in gynecologic ultrasound.Places an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis, to help you distinguish specific diseases and disorders from others that have a similar sonographic presentation.Includes new coverage of abnormal IUD location * chorioangioma of the placenta * invasive molar pregnancy * fetal tachycardia causing non-immune fetal hydrops * vasa previa * fetal arachnoid cyst * amniotic sheet and amniotic band syndrome * postmenopausal ovarian cyst * autosomal recessive polycystic renal disease in the fetus * bladder flap hematoma * and more.Groups cases by topic for a more efficient, targeted review of information.
Musculoskeletal Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Joseph S. Yu
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 304 pages

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This volume in the Case Review Series in Radiology offers readers nearly 400 multi-modality diagnostic images*presented as "unknowns"*from 200 randomly-ordered case studies at three levels of difficulty. The images in each case study are accompanied by questions that mimic the format of the certification exams. After formulating a differential diagnosis, readers can self-evaluate their interpretive skills by reviewing the answers and rationales. Each case includes up-to-date references for further study.
Breast Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Emily Conant
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 232 pages

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This new volume in the popular Case Review Series in Radiology series reviews a full range of clinical issues in breast imaging, including mammographic positioning, calcifications, FNA, and ultrasound appearance of masses. Approximately 200 cases, with one to four unknown images and corresponding questions, probe your knowledge of a wide variety of topics in the field. Accompanying answers, commentary, and references help you to gain a better understanding of how the correct diagnosis was reached. Packed with hundreds of high-quality images, this affordable, easy-to-use resource offers an ideal way to sharpen your diagnostic skills and study for exams.Features a user-friendly case format to facilitate the quick location and review of specific information.Divides cases into Opening Round, Fair Game, and Challenge categories allowing you to assess your proficiency at three different levels of complexity.Includes a list of questions following each case - with answers and rationales - plus a brief discussion emphasizing characteristic imaging features, differential diagnostic considerations, and key points of clinical information.Provides detailed commentary and selected helpful references on each topic.Includes cross-references to Breast Imaging: The Requisites, by Debra Ikeda, MD.
Cardiac Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Gautham Reddy
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 224 pages

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This new volume in the best-selling Case Review series helps readers test their mastery of all of today's core knowledge in cardiac imaging. Hundreds of case studieswith over 350 superb images as well as questions, answers, rationales, and referencescover everything from basic principles through the latest diagnostic imaging techniques, equipment, and technology. The result is an outstanding review source for the American Board of Radiology's oral exam in cardiopulmonary radiology as well as for other exams in the field.Organizes case studies into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" sections that present varying levels of difficulty.Features more than 350 high-quality, state-of-the-art images representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in cardiac imaging.Includes page references to Miller: Cardiac Imaging: The Requisites, 2nd Edition (0-323-01755-X) as well as to other current works in the literature, making it easy to find in-depth explanations of any subject.Mirrors the format and content of the American Board of Radiology's oral exam in cardiopulmonary radiology, offering readers highly effective preparation assistance.
Vascular and Interventional Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Suresh Vedantham
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 190 pages

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Interactive case studies challenge readers' mastery of vascular and interventional radiologyfrom the standpoint of interpretive accuracy as well as general clinical knowledge. This new volume in the best-selling "Case Review" series encompasses a broad spectrum of arterial, venous, and non-vascular procedures, and highlights relevant clinical evaluation and treatment considerations throughout. It provides a valuable review of this specialty in a concise, economical, and user-friendly format.
Spine Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Brian C. Bowen
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 392 pages

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This book is part of the Case Review series from Mosby, known for its excellent radiology titles. Over 350 spinal images--including MR, CT, plain film, and angiogram images--show a variety of diseases and conditions. The images, along with case questions, are presented on right-hand pages, and the answers and comments appear on the reverse sides. This makes a great review program for the boards. --Carolyn Lewis
Pediatric Imaging, Updated Edition: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Robert J. Ward
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 432 pages

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Part of the popular Case Review series, this new resource challenges readers' mastery of today's essential knowledge in pediatric diagnostic imaging. 200 case studies, accompanied by 400 images and hundreds of review questions, cover a full range of pediatric imaging topics from a multi-modality perspectivewith an emphasis on differential diagnoses, pertinent radiologic findings, and relevant clinical points.Presents 200 cases organized into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" difficulty levelsallowing readers to test their proficiency at every degree of expertise. Features more than 400 outstanding images that span the full range of modalities and imaging findings encountered in pediatric diagnostic imaging. Mimics the format of official exams as well as the everyday clinical experienceoffering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice. Offers answers, commentary, references, and cross-references to Dr. Blickman's Pediatric Imaging: The Requisites, 2nd Edition (0-8151-0993-8) to assist readers in building their knowledge.