MRI of the body can be intimidating, given the technical difficulties involved-particularly in
comparison to CT. However, MR images reveal a great level of detail, enabling highly accurate
diagnosis and evaluation of tumors and functional disorders. MRI is increasingly popular in the early diagnosis and staging of breast and prostate cancer, and offers unique information in the evaluation of the organs of the abdomen and retroperitoneum. Body MRI offers the accessible, straightforward guidance you need to take optimal advantage of this powerful imaging modality!
• More than 1,050 high-quality MR images capture the appearance of normal anatomy as well as the most common pathologic entities seen in the liver • pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder • spleen • adrenal glands • kidneys • peritoneum and retroperitoneum • female pelvis • male pelvis • bladder • and breast.
• Coverage describes how to formulate specific diagnoses and accurately stage neoplasms.
• A chapter on MR angiography helps you to perform and interpret MR studies of the aorta
and its branch vessels.
• Numerous summary boxes display important information at a glance.
You'll find a wealth of practical advice on how to confidently meet all of the challenges associated with MRI of the body.