By Günther Schneider, Luigi Grazioli, Sanjay Saini, D.R. Martin, L. Olivetti, A. Luca, M. Kirchin, A. Massmann, R. Seidel, L. Romanini, P. Fries, M.P. Bondioni, K. Altmeyer, M. Harisinghani, R.V. D'Souza, D. Sahani
Due to the most recent advancements in magnetic resonance imaging for the review of liver pathology, a moment, thoroughly revised and enlarged version of this booklet was once felt important – regardless of purely 3 years having elapsed because the first edition.
All chapters from the 1st version were revised and enriched with extra illustrations and data. New chapters were extra masking vital and hugely appropriate issues, between which imaging of pseudolesions, imaging of neoplastic illnesses in pediatric matters, imaging of bile ducts, MR angiography and imaging pre and submit liver transplantation.
Particular recognition has been paid to the differential use of distinction brokers with emphasis put on the authors’ wide event of MR imaging of focal liver lesions utilizing varied distinction brokers. the various mechanisms of motion of all MR distinction brokers appropriate for liver imaging are defined intimately and comparative examples are provided.
As used to be the case with the 1st version, this ebook will turn out necessary to radiologists wishing to extra extend or consolidate their regimen method of MR imaging of the liver.
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