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CT- and MR-guided interventions in radiology

Author: Andreas H Mahnken; Kai E Wilhelm; Jens Ricke
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Interventional radiology is an indispensable and still expanding area of modern medicine that encompasses numerous diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Cross-sectional imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) have emerged as important techniques for non-vascular interventions, including percutaneous biopsy, drainage, ablation, and neurolysis. Various organs, diseases, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
CT- and MR-guided interventions in radiology.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas H Mahnken; Kai E Wilhelm; Jens Ricke
ISBN: 9783642335815 3642335810
OCLC Number: 843996170
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I: basics --
Pre- and postinterventional imaging --
CT-guided interventions: indications, technique, and pitfalls --
MR-guided interventions: technique, pitfalls, and indications --
Radiation protection in CT-guided interventions --
Medical management of the patient --
Ways to the target --
Navigated interventions: techniques and indications --
Special considerations for image-guided interventions in pediatric patients --
Part II: diagnostic interventions --
Biopsy --
MR-guided breast intervention --
Drainage --
Localization techniques --
Part III: therapeutic interventions --
Interventional oncology --
Interventional pain management --
Muskulo-skeletal interventions --
Special techniques --
Part IV: economics in interventional radiology --
Quality management in interventional radiology --
Cost-effectiveness in interventional radiology --
Building an interventional department --
Medical education in interventional radiology.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas H. Mahnken, Kai Wilhelm, Jens Ricke.


Interventional radiology is a demanding subject. This book covers indications, materials and execution of the most important image-guided interventions. It contains a combination of detailed  Read more...
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