A new, comprehensive review of the radiographic examination of the post-operative GI tract. Organized on an organ-by-organ basis, emphasis is placed on conventional studies, supplemented by cross-sectional imaging. Operative techniques and normal post-operative anatomy are depicted with many schematic line drawings. Normal changes, as well as early and late complications are discussed and abundantly illustrated. A must-have reference for general radiologists, specialists in gastrointestinal surgery and radiology medical libraries.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 386
Weight: 1530 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
From the reviews:
"This well-organised volume covers the full spectrum of normal and pathologic postoperative changes of the GI tract. ... The cases presented in the book are complete and well documented, with images from multiple imaging tests. They are the result of very extensive clinical experience in this field. ... I strongly recommend this book to all radiologists or residents as a valuable aid in understanding and correctly interpreting the normal and abnormal postoperative radiological changes of the gastrointestinal tract." (P. Biondetti, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 37, 2005)
"A comprehensive review of the radiographic examination of the post-operative gastrointestinal tract. ... the book fills a gap as it provides a good overview on the different surgical techniques ... . Operative techniques and normal post-operative anatomy are illustrated by a huge amount of conventional X-ray CT images ... . an important contribution for radiological imaging. The book can be recommended to those radiologists involved in abdominal diagnostics and specialists in gastrointestinal surgery. Besides, it should not be missing in radiology medical libraries." (T. Vogl, European Radiology, Vol. 14 (3), 2004)
"The present book by Javors and Wolf is ... very welcome. It is an excellent compilation of what we as radiologists need to know about how different surgical procedures are performed ... . The book has, as could be expected, numerous excellent illustrations. ... Ultrasound aspects are also well covered. I recommend this book to everyone dealing with gastrointestinal radiology. Why not give it to your surgical colleagues? Some of them may want to understand what they accomplish ... ." (Olle Ekberg, Acta Radiologica, Vol. (44), 2003)
"This is the first textbook in 30 years to be dedicated to the postoperative appearance of the gastrointestinal tract. ... The book is well organized and is written clearly and succinctly. The quality of the paper and printing is excellent. ... The text is enhanced by many useful tables and by excellent line drawings of surgical procedures. ... Radiology of the Postoperative GI Tract contains much useful information and would be a valuable text for radiology residents and for radiologists who perform gastrointestinal fluoroscopy." (Philip Goodman, Radiology, March, 2004)
"The text is easy to read and understand and there is a good balance between text and illustrations. ... The quality of the image reproduction is good ... . Overall, I believe that this is a good book to have at your disposal in the departmental library, especially if there is quick access for easy reference. I also think it is worth reading through every so often." (Dr R. E. Moshy, RAD Magazine, November, 2003)
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