An Atlas Of Radioscopic Catheter Placement For The Electrophysiologist

Author: Michela Casella
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781848002272
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An Atlas of Radioscopic Catheter Placement is unique, and has been conceived as a handy reference guide for students, interventional cardiologists, nurses and electrophysiology technicians. It includes plenty of schemes and X-ray images, and every EP correct catheter positioning is explained step by step through detailed descriptions of the necessary manoeuvres, including some "trucks" brought about by the experience.

Echocardiology

Author: N. Bom
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401011036
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Echocardiology comprises all aspects of diagnostic application of ultrasound to cardiac patients. It is probably the fastest growing non-invasive technique today. Almost all progress in this young and exciting field has been the positive result of close co-operation between medical and technical scientists. This book contains a series of lectures held at Erasmus University Rotterdam in June 1977 and is divided in three sections: - clinical echocardiology, consisting of both an introduction to the basic principles as well as a wide variety of applications aimed at the clinically oriented reader. - Doppler methods, where in addition to its clinical applications also the engineering of new developments will be presented. - the two dimensional real-time imaging where many new techniques including com puter methods, holography and acousto-optical systems will be discussed. We hope that this book will stimulate communication between scientists of various disciplines and nationalities. N.Bom J. Roelandt P.G. Hugenholtz Rotterdam, June 1977 III Preface The last three decades have seen a remarkable advance in diagnostic instrument ation in diseases of the circulation. In the 1940's the only diagnostic aids were the electrocardiogram and simple X-ray. These were quickly followed by the cardiac ca theter, phonocardiography, radio isotope methods and angiocardiography. The de velopment of cardiac surgery provided the impetus to developing more accurate methods of diagnosis, preferably those that did not need invasion of the patient. The introduction of ultrasound has contributed towards this aim in the last few years.

Sclerosing Bone Dysplasias

Author: P. Beighton
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 144711292X
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Much confusion exists in the accurate identification and classification of the many disorders in infancy which affect the skeleton by producing sclerosing lesions throughout the entire skeleton or in selected areas. A scholarly effort to bring order into this confusing field must be welcomed. Professors Beighton and Cremin have skillfully defined the problem and concisely yet thoroughly have identified the various sclerosing dysplasias. They bring to this task a wealth of clinical experience in their many years in the Departments of Radiology at the University of Cape Town Medical School and the Groote Schuur and Red Cross Children's Hospitals in Cape Town, South Africa. The authors also have had available data from the University of Cape Town Skeletal Dysplasia Registry. Professors Beighton and Cremin have used as a basis for their treatise the Paris Nomenclature (the modified version of 1977). This monograph is a felicitous combination of a working atlas and a scholarly exposition of the various sclerosing bone dysplasias, considering in detail eighteen major entities adopted from the Paris classification. Other disorders which present with osteosclerosis are also described. These include Caffey disease, oculodento-osseous dysplasia, central osteosclerosis with bamboo hair, fluorosis, osteosclerosis associated with renal disease and mastocytosis.

Encephalo Peripheral Nervous System

Author: André Leblanc
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642564356
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- Sales of the hardcover were solid, internationally, even as the price grew - The illustrations are exceptional -- clear, detailed, and completely original to this book - Softcover/lower cost makes book accessible to broader audience, including students and residents.

Surgery Of Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms

Author: Charles G. Drake
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3709194091
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It is a great privilege to write the foreword for this classical work of Professor Charles Drake. There is no doubt that intracranial aneurysms have existed since the beginning of time. This terrifying disease of the brain arteries, with its dramatic consequences for the patient, has surely been observed in all human collectives, although clear definition and description in the literature began only 300 years ago. During the last century, clinical signs and symptoms have been carefully observed and analyzed, and 100 years ago, the first attempts were made for surgical treatment, such as the ligature of external and internal carotid and vertebral arteries. With the introduction of angiography, an entirely new dimension of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the vascular diseases of CNS, was accomplished. In the years between 1945 and 1970, the neurosurgeon was increasingly stimulated to directly eliminate intracranial aneurysms. The most respected and avoided location, the aneurysms at the bifurcation of the basilar artery, remained as a "dark corner. " Several pioneers of neurosurgery attempted to explore the interpeduncular fossa, but finally retreated. Not so Charles Drake. His vision must have been stronger than his anxiety, after experiences of initial fatalities, to persevere more decisively in this desperate fight instead of to yield. Such steadfastness requires enormous courage. But what distin guishes courage! Surgical courage is not just a fearless or unscrupulous action.

Computed Tomography Of The Brain

Author: Georges Salamon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642669891
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This book is a supplementary volume to our previous work Radiologic Anatomy of the Brain (Springer 1976). The introduction of direct CT sections in horizontal and more recently in frontal or modified frontal planes, the use of reconstruction to indirectly obtain sagittal, parasagittal, and frontal CT images, and the visualization of the ventricular system, sulci, or cisterns with injection of metrizamide have led us to prepare this monograph. The full benefit of CT scanning can only be obtained from an accurate three-dimensional concept of anatomic structures of the brain including sulci, cisterns, ventricles, and deep nuclei. This may be achieved by studying in detail serial sections of the skull and brain in multidirectional planes. CT scanning, the single most important noninvasive diagnostic innovation in recent years, has widely changed the practice of neuroradiology. Indeed, neuroradiology remains a most fascinating field in the study of anatomy of the brain in vivo. The first part of this book is devoted to sagittal and parasagittal sections, the second part to frontal and modified frontal sections, and the final part to horizontal and modified horizontal sections of the skull and brain. Each anatomic section is accompanied by its corresponding radiograph of the same slice as well as by CT sections in the same plane. July 1980 G. S.

Gorillaz

Author: Cass Browne
Publisher: Riverhead Trade (Paperbacks)
ISBN: 9781594482717
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A graphic novel format celebrity tell-all traces the rise and success of the platinum cartoon rock band, sharing four-color accounts of their outlandish adventures while describing their performances alongside such artists as Madonna, Ike Turner, and Danger Mouse. Reprint.

The Human Hippocampus

Author: Henri M. Duvernoy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642336035
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This new edition, like previous ones, offers a precise description of the anatomy of the human hippocampus based upon neurosurgical progress and the wealth of medical imaging methods available. The first part describes the fine structures of the hippocampus and is illustrated with new original figures. A survey is then provided of current concepts explaining the functions of the hippocampus, and the external and internal hippocampal vascularization is precisely described. The last and main part of the book presents serial sections in coronal, sagittal, and axial planes; each section is accompanied by a drawing to explain the MR 3T images. The new edition is also enriched by several MRI views of major hippocampal diseases. This comprehensive atlas of human hippocampal anatomy will be of interest to all neuroscientists, including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neurologists.

The Chest X Ray

Author: Matthias Hofer
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781588905543
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For whom is this book designed? For all students and physicians in training who want to learn more about the systematic interpretation of conventional chest radiographs, and for anyone who wants to learn how to insert chest tubes and central venous catheters. What does this book offer? Detailed diagrams on topographical anatomy, with numerical labels for self-review. Coverage includes even relatively complex findings in trauma victims and ICU patients. Detailed, step-by-step instructions on the placement of CVCs and chest tubes. Simple aids and tricks, such as the silhouette sign, that are helpful in image interpretation. Images to illustrate all common abnormalities (systematically arranged according to morphological patterns).

Ct Atlas Of Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Author: Wojciech Mazur
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447150880
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The aims and scope of this atlas include a complete review of the embryology of the normal heart, the normal cardiac anatomy along with a complete discussion of the terms and definitions used to identify and clarify both normal and abnormal anatomy. In addition, techniques of cardiac CT angiography as it pertains to imaging congenital abnormalities are discussed including radiation concepts and radiation saving techniques. The bulk of this book then goes on to completely review the field of adult congenital heart disease using text and more importantly a multitude of pictorial examples (in color and grey scale) to demonstrate the abnormalities. Drawings accompany each picture to better explain the example. Furthermore, difficult and complex anatomical examples are supplemented with digital images and movies to aid in illustrating and understanding the anatomy. Each general set of anomalies as well as each specific abnormality or set of abnormalities includes a concise and simple review of the embryology and epidemiology of the abnormality as well as a concise explanation of the anatomy of the abnormality. In addition, the methods to identify and recognize the abnormality by computed tomography is discussed. Finally, the prognosis and common treatment options for the anomaly are addressed within this comprehensive book.