ABOUT THIS BOOK
· Covers all aspects of radiologic diagnosis of urinary tract diverticula
· Includes numerous ultrasound, X-ray and MR images highlighting important features
· Discusses classification, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation and differential diagnosis
This monograph covers all aspects of the radiologic diagnosis of urinary tract diverticula, including calyceal, ureteral, bladder, and urethral diverticula. Characteristic and subtle diagnostic features are identified with the aid of numerous high-quality ultrasound, X-ray, and magnetic resonance images, the vast majority of which are drawn from the author’s personal clinical practice. In addition, issues relating to terminology, classification, statistics, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and differential diagnosis are discussed. The text is complemented by two helpful appendices that document the latest recommendations of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology regarding use of contrast media and the European Medicines Agency on minimizing the risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis when using gadolinium-containing contrast agents. This book will be of value for specialists in radiology and urology and also trainees and medical students.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Diagnostic - Diverticula - Radiology - Urinary Tract
Related subjects » Radiology - Urology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction.- Diverticula of the renal tumours of the kidneys.-Ureteral Diverticula.- Bladder Diverticula.- Urethral Diverticula.- Opinion.- Appendix 1: The recommendations of the European society of urogenital Radiology (ESUR) on the safe use of contrast media, version 8.1.- Appendix 2: The recommendations of the European Medicines Agency to minimise the risk of systemic nephrogenic fibrosis in application of contrast medium containing gadolinium.