Now designated as a primary medical specialty, the field of interventional radiology has contributed many ground-breaking procedures, including angioplasty, catheter-delivered stents, aneurysm coiling, and minimally-invasive cancer treatment. This first-of-its-kind review text offers an authoritative, easy-to-use introduction to the field, highlighting procedures, instruments, techniques, modalities, and more. Using an image-filled, practical format it covers exactly what you need to know for a solid foundation in this fast-growing field.
Employs a case-based approach with a consistent chapter format to provide a clear, practical review of each topic.
Each case-based chapter includes an Overview of the procedure and disease process, Indications and Contraindications of the procedure, standard Equipment used, a review of relevant Anatomy, detailed Procedural Steps, as well as Treatment Alternatives and common Complications.
Reviews the skillful use of X-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other imaging methods to direct interventional procedures.
Uses brief, bulleted text and more than 350 images to help you quickly grasp the fundamental information you need to know.
Includes Take Home Points, Clinical Applications, Key Facts, Key Definitions, and Literature Reviews.
Features case-based chapters on vascular and non-vascular procedures, as well as Grand Rounds Topics such as anatomy, surgery, interventional oncology, pediatrics, and more.
Helps ensure mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, videos, and Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
Offers quick review and instruction for medical students, residents, fellows, and related medical professionals working in the IR area, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access the full text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.