Geriatric Imaging, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 364235579X
  • ISBN-13: 9783642355790
  • DDC: 618.970757
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1127 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In the elderly, the coexistence of various diseases, the presence of involutional and degenerative changes, and the occurrence of both physical and cognitive problems represent "the norm." It is therefore important to know how to distinguish the healthy elderly from those in need of treatment as a sound basis for avoiding overdiagnosis and overtreatment. This aspect is a central theme in Geriatric Imaging, which covers a wide range of applications of different imaging techniques and clearly explains both the potential and the limitations of diagnostic imaging in geriatric patients. Individual sections are devoted to each major region or system of the body, and a concluding section focuses specifically on interventional procedures. The book, written by recognized experts in the field, is superbly illustrated and will be an ideal resource for geriatricians, radiologists, and trainees.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword I.
Foreword II.
1: Epidemiology of Ageing (Socioeconomic Impact).
2: Musculoskeletal.
3: Diagnostic Algorithm in the Elderly.
4: Metabolic.
5: Imaging of Insufficiency Fractures.
6: Imaging of Osteoarthritis.
7: Noninfectious Arthritis.
8: Infection and Miscellaneous.
9: Bone Tumors.
10: Cardiovascular.
11: Introduction Cardiovascular Ageing.
12: Atherosclerotic Heart Disease.
13: Congestive Heart Failure.
14: Valvular Heart Disease.
15: Central and Peripheral Vessels.
16: Respiratory.
17: Airway Disease.
18: Infectious Diseases.
19: Diffuse Lung Diseases.
20: Pleural Disease.
21: Thromboembolic Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension.
22: Neoplastic Disease.
23: Head and Neck.
24: Lesions of the Skull Base.
25: Head and Neck Neoplastic Disease.
26: Neuroradiology.
27: Neoplastic Diseases of the Central Nervous System.
28: Cerebrovascular Disease.
29: Dementing Disorders.
30: Movement Disorders.
31: Gastrointestinal.
32: Dysfunctional Disorders of the Pharynx and the Esophagus: VFSS and VFMSS.
33: Peritonitis.
34: Ischemic Bowel Disease.
35: Bowel Obstruction.
36: Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
37: Gastrointestinal Tumors.
38: Urogenital.
39: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia and Prostatic Tumor.
40: Renal Tumors in the Elderly.
41: Hematologic/Lymphatic.
42: Age-Related Physiological Changes of the Bone Marrow and Immune System.
43: Age-Related Pathological Changes of the Bone Marrow and Immune System.
44: Breast.
45: Benign Breast Diseases.
46: Malignant Breast Tumors.
47: Artifacts and Pitfalls in Breast Imaging.
48: Interventional Procedures.
49: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty in Geriatric Patients.
50: Percutaneous Imaging-Guided Facet and Other Joint Injections.
51: Provocative Discography.
52: Percutaneous Biopsy.
53: Percutaneous Abscess Drainage.
54: Percutaneous Gastrostomy and Gastrojejunostomy and Splanchnic Neurolysis.