2nd Edition

Diagnostic Ultrasound

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ISBN 9780849330766
Published May 28, 2008 by CRC Press
1552 Pages - 2600 B/W Illustrations

USD $380.00

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Book Description

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Second Edition explores the utilization of diagnostic ultrasound in all regions of the body. Offering numerous tables and charts containing practical tips and useful recommendations, this source lists specific pitfalls that may be encountered in each anatomical area within the body and offers methods to distinguish among different sonographic abnormalities.

Providing step-by-step guidance through each stage of the examination, and differential and final diagnosis, this Second Edition:

  • reviews possible diagnoses and lists of differential diagnostic points, as well as provides flow diagrams to assist in the decision-making process
  • features numerous tables that help the practitioner identify ultrasound features of specific disease entities
  • contains numerous color illustrations, as well as contrast enhanced and three-dimensional sonographic images
  • covers normal ultrasound anatomy, sonographic pitfalls, and sonographic abnormalities in each chapter
  • analyzes the physics of ultrasound in reference to modern imaging applications

Included with this package, a bonus DVD-ROM containing the entire book in electronic format. This DVD-ROM:

  • provides links to valuable resources and references on the web
  • includes valuable video clips for the medical practitioner
  • helps you view procedures online

Table of Contents



1 Physics and Bioeffects: Peter N. T. Wells

2 Artifacts: W. K. Chooi, Valdair Muglia, and Peter L. Cooperberg

3 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging: Ji-Bin Liu, Daniel A. Merton, Flemming Forsberg, and Barry B. Goldberg

4 Three-Dimensional Ultrasound in Obstetrics: Dolores H. Pretorius, Verlee L. Fines-Dailey, Javine Horani, and Thomas R. Nelson


5 Invasive Ultrasound Principles (Biopsy, Aspiration, and Drainage): John P. McGahan

6 Invasive Ultrasound Principles (Obstetrics/Gynecology): Lyndon M. Hill

7 Intraoperative Ultrasonography: Robert A. Kane

8 Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Tissue Ablation: Vijay P. Khatri, John P. McGahan, and Philip D. Schneider


9 Breast: Catherine W. Piccoli and Annina N. Wilkes

10 Diaphragm and Chest: William E. Brant

11 Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Other Glands: Mary C. Frates


12 Ultrasound and the Trauma Patient: John R. Richards and John P. McGahan

13 Gastrointestinal Tract and Peritoneal Cavity: Matilde Nino-Murcia and R. Brooke Jeffrey

14 Endoscopic Ultrasound: Vasudha Dhar and Peter D. Stevens

15 Ultrasound Evaluation of the Transplanted Liver, Kidney, and Pancreas: Myron A. Pozniak and Mitchell E. Tublin

16 Liver: Suhas G. Parulekar and Robert L. Bree

17 Gallbladder and Bile Ducts: Suhas G. Parulekar


18 Peripheral Vascular System: Sandra J. Allison, Daniel A. Merton, Laurence Needleman, and Joseph F. Polak

19 Carotid: Mark E. Lockhart and Lincoln L. Berland

20 Diagnostic Criteria for Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound: Annabelle Lao, Vijay Sharma, Mira L. Katz, and Andrei V. Alexandrov


21 Pediatric Brain: Henrietta Kotlus Rosenberg, Vijay Viswanathan, and John Amodio

22 Pediatric Neck: Henrietta Kotlus Rosenberg and Ada Kessler

23 Pediatric Spine: Rebecca Stein-Wexler and Eugenio O. Gerscovich

24 Pediatric Chest: Marilyn J. Siegel

25 Pediatric Liver, Spleen, and Pancreas: Sandra L. Wootton-Gorges

26 Pediatric Bowel: Sandra L. Wootton-Gorges

27 Ultrasonography of the Pediatric Kidney and Adrenal Gland: Sandra L. Wootton-Gorges

28 The Pediatric Pelvis: Rebecca Stein-Wexler

29 Pediatric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Rebecca Stein-Wexler


30 Skeletal and Superficial Soft Tissues: Viviane Khoury, Etienne Cardinal, and Rethy K. Chhem



31 Retroperitoneum, Pancreas, Aorta, and Inferior Vena Cava: Marijo A. Gillen

32 The Spleen: Marijo A. Gillen

33 Urinary Tract: Dennis L. Cochlin

34 Prostate: Ewa Kuligowska and James F. Stinchon

35 Scrotum and Testes: Eugenio O. Gerscovich

36 The Penis: Vikram S. Dogra, Ercan Kocakoc, and Shweta Bhatt

37 Female Pelvis: Anna S. Lev-Toaff and Deborah Levine

38 Postmenopausal Pelvis: Anna S. Lev-Toaff and Deborah Levine


39 First Trimester Ultrasound: Clifford S. Levi, Edward A. Lyons, and Sidney M. Dashefsky

40 Fetal Measurements: Lyndon M. Hill

41 Placenta and Cervix: Beverly A. Spirt and Lawrence P. Gordon

42 Umbilical Cord and Chorioamniotic Membranes: Beverly A. Spirt, Lawrence P. Gordon, and Harris J. Finberg

43 Fetal Head and Brain: John P. McGahan

44 Fetal Face: Terry L. Coates and John P. McGahan

45 Fetal Neck and Spine: Mladen Predanic, John P. McGahan, and Frank A. Chervenak

46 Fetal Thorax: Ashley J. Robinson and Ruth B. Goldstein

47 Fetal Heart: John P. McGahan and Beryl R. Benacerraf

48 Fetal Abdomen and Pelvis: John P. McGahan, M. Porto, R. M. Steiger, and Wilbert Fortson

49 Fetal Skeleton: Lyndon M. Hill

50 Twin Pregnancy: Carol B. Benson and Peter M. Doubilet

51 Growth Disturbances: Large-for-Date and Small-for-Date Fetuses: Lawrence D. Platt, Greggory R. Devore, and Dru E. Carlson


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JOHN P. MCGAHAN is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Head of the Section of Diagnostic Ultrasound, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California. Dr. McGahan has published over 250 scientific articles or chapters, and developed innumerable innovations pertaining to ultrasound, including interventional ultrasound techniques, such as ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation. He organized and was the first chairperson of the ACR Ultrasound Accrediation program. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and a member of the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Association of University Radiologists, among other organizations. Dr. McGahan received his B.S. degree in engineering science from Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, and his M.D. degree from the University of Oregon Medical School, Portland.

BARRY B. GOLDBERG is Professor of Radiology and Director of the Division of Ultrasound and the Jefferson Ultrasound Research Institute, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The education program he has developed at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College and Hospital is one of the largest in the world and is the only program officially recognized by the World Health Organization for training in general ultrasound. He has published extensively on all applications of ultrasound and has written more than 25 books, 105 book chapters, and more than 305 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Goldberg has received numerous grants from governmental agencies, foundations, and industries. He has held offices in many organizations and was president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine. Dr. Goldberg received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.