Full Author: Jacques Reeders, Head, Division of GI-Radiology and Hepatopancreato and Biliary Imaging, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands & John R. Mathieson, Head, Section of Radiology, Medical Imaging Services, Capital Health Region, Victoria, BC, Canada.
Description: This book provides an essential reference to clinical, pathological and radiological signs to assist the clinician in making an authoritative diagnosis. Part I gives a general overview of the history, epidemiology and pathology of AIDS. Part II reviews each organ system and Part III contains a useful series of quick reference tables which summarise the different imaging findings.
Features: OUTSTANDING FEATURES: * Over 300 high quality images, with 75 in full colour. * Practical and clinically focused throughout. * Clinical and imaging findings discussed for each organ system. * Highlights the different imaging modalities available to the clinician. * Special chapter or AIDS in paediatric patients.
Contents: CONTENTS: Part I: History of AIDS. AIDS: A Retrovirus Infection in Humans. The Clinical Spectrum of HIV Infection. Surveillance and Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS. Histopathology of AIDS. Cytopathology in AIDS. Risk of HIV Transmission Implications for Radiologists. Nuclear Medicine in AIDS. Surgery in AIDS. Part II: Clinical Neurology. Neurological Imaging. Imaging of Cardiac Involvement in HIV Disease. Clinical Aspects of Pulmonary Complications in HIV/AIDS. Thoracic Imaging. Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disease in Patients with HIV Infection. Imaging of the Lumenal Gastrointestinal Tract. Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Ultrasound in AIDS. Hepatopancreatobiliary Imaging in AIDS: Computed Tomography. Imaging of the Retroperitoneum. Renal Manifestations. Dermatologic and Venereal Manifestations. Musculoskeletal Imaging in AIDS. Pediatric AIDS: An Overview. Women and AIDS. Part III: Quick Reference Tables.