Diagnostic Ultrasound: Abdomen and Pelvis, 2nd Edition

Authors :
Aya Kamaya & Jade Wong-You-Cheong
Date of Publication: 09/2021

Develop a solid understanding of ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis with this practical, point-of-care reference in the popular Diagnostic Ultrasound series. Written by leading experts in the field, the second edition of Diagnostic Ultrasou......view more

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Develop a solid understanding of ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis with this practical, point-of-care reference in the popular Diagnostic Ultrasound series. Written by leading experts in the field, the second edition of Diagnostic Ultrasound: Abdomen and Pelvis offers detailed, clinically oriented coverage of ultrasound imaging of this complex area and includes illustrated and written correlation between ultrasound findings and other modalities. The most comprehensive reference in its field, this image-rich resource helps you achieve an accurate ultrasound diagnosis for every patient. 

Key Features
  • Features nearly 15 new chapters that detail updated diagnoses, new terminology, new methodology, new criteria and guidelines, a new generation of scanners, and more 

  • Includes 2,500 high-quality images including grayscale, color, power, and spectral (pulsed) Doppler imaging in each chapter and, when applicable, contrast-enhanced ultrasound; plus new videos and animations online 

  • Discusses new polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) criteria, updated pancreatic cyst guidelines, new ovarian cysts recommendations, shear wave elastography for liver fibrosis, and more 

  • Correlates ultrasound findings with CT and MR for improved understanding of disease processes and how ultrasound complements other modalities for a given disease 

  • Covers cutting-edge ultrasound techniques, including microbubble contrast and contrast-enhanced US (CEUS) for liver imaging 

  • Contains time-saving reference features such as succinct and bulleted text, a variety of test data tables, key facts in each chapter, annotated images, and an extensive index 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Author Information
By Aya Kamaya, MD, FSRU, FSAR, Associate Professor of Radiology, Director, Stanford Body Imaging Fellowship, Director of Ultrasound, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California and Jade Wong-You-Cheong, MBChB, MRCP, FRCR, FSRU, FSAR, Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Director of Ultrasound, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland