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Imaging of Foreign Bodies (Hardcover, 2014 ed.) Loot Price: R2,164
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Imaging of Foreign Bodies (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Antonio Pinto, Luigia Romano

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Imaging of Foreign Bodies (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)

Antonio Pinto, Luigia Romano

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Most ingested foreign bodies pass through the gastrointestinal tract without a problem. However, both ingested and inserted foreign bodies may cause bowel obstruction or perforation or lead to severe hemorrhage, abscess formation, or septicemia. Foreign body aspiration is common in children, especially those under 3 years of age, and in these cases chest radiography and CT are the main imaging modalities. This textbook provides a thorough overview of the critical role of diagnostic imaging in the assessment of patients with suspected foreign body ingestion, aspiration, or insertion. A wide range of scenarios are covered, from the common problem of foreign body ingestion or aspiration in children and mentally handicapped adults through to drug smuggling by body packing and gunshot wounds. Guidance is offered on diagnostic protocols, and the value of different imaging modalities in different situations is explained. Helpful management tips are also provided. This textbook will prove invaluable for residents in radiology, radiologists, and physicians who are involved on a daily basis, within an emergency department, in the management of patients with suspected ingestion, aspiration, or insertion of foreign bodies. "

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Imprint: Springer-Verlag
Country of origin: Italy
Release date: October 2013
First published: 2014
Editors: Antonio Pinto • Luigia Romano
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Edition: 2014 ed.
ISBN-13: 978-88-470-5405-9
Categories: Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Gastroenterology
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Medical imaging
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Medical imaging > General
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LSN: 88-470-5405-2
Barcode: 9788847054059

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