Thoracic Imaging: A Core Review



Prepare for success on the thoracic imaging component of the radiology Core Exam! Thoracic Imaging: A Core Review, 2nd Edition, is an up-to-date, practical review tool written specifically for the Core Exam. This helpful resource contains 300 image-rich, multiple-choice questions with detailed explanations of right and wrong answers, fully revised content, and additional eBook questions to ensure you’re ready for the Core Exam or recertification exam.

  • Features questions in all exam areas, including imaging basics, normal anatomy, ICU radiographs, pulmonary pathology, pleural disease, vascular diseases relevant to thoracic imaging, and trauma.
  • Questions accompanied with 1 or 2 high-quality radiographs, CT, MR, or ultrasound images.
  • Provides concise answers with explanations of each choice followed by relevant, up-to-date references.
  • Follows the structure and content of what you’ll encounter on the test, conveniently organized by topic.

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Series Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
1 Basics of Imaging 1
Conor M. Lowry, MD
2 Normal Anatomy 11
David W. Grant, Jr., DO
3 Terms and Signs 26
Christian W. Cox, MD
4 Intensive Care Unit Radiographs 41
Tami J. Bang, MD
5 Infectious Pneumonia 57
Christopher Lee, MD
6 Diffuse Lung Disease 72
Marianna Zagurovskaya, MD
7 Diffuse Alveolar Disease and
Inflammatory Conditions 106
Christian W. Cox, MD
8 Airway Disease 121
Carlos A. Rojas, MD
C ONTENT S9 Thoracic Manifestations of
Systemic Disease 140
David A. Lynch, MD
10 Atelectasis and Collapse 156
Christopher M. Walker, MD
11 Pulmonary Physiology 173
Said Chaaban, MD and Angel O. Coz Yataco, MD, FCCP
12 Diseases of the Pleura,
Chest Wall, and Diaphragm 191
Andrea Oh, MD
13 Mediastinal Disease 216
Lara Walkoff, MD
14 Vascular Disease 245
Michael Winkler, MD and Mohamed Tarek Seleem Ahmed,
15 Lung Cancer 262
Michael A. Brooks, MD
16 Trauma 281
James T. Lee, MD and David Nickels, MD, MBA
Congenital Disease 300
Anne-Marie G. Sykes, MD
18 Postoperative Thorax 324
Jeremiah T. Martin, MBBch, MSCRD, FRSCI
Index 339

Impactos: 31

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