Emergency Radiology

Imaging and Intervention

  • Borut Marincek
  • Robert F. Dondelinger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Emergency Radiology: Role of Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. P. -A. Poletti, A. Platon, C. D. Becker
      Pages 3-23
    3. L. Husmann, S. Leschka, H. Alkadhi, S. Wildermuth
      Pages 25-37
  3. Traumatic Injuries: Imaging and Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. R. F. Dondelinger, G. Trotteur, B. Ghaye
      Pages 41-60
    3. Nada Bešenski
      Pages 99-124
    4. U. Salvolini, G. Polonara, S. Salvolini
      Pages 125-139
    5. H. Imhof
      Pages 141-154
    6. G. Gavelli, G. Napoli, P. Bertaccini, G. Battista, R. Fattori
      Pages 155-177
    7. H. Alkadhi, S. Leschka, S. Wildermuth
      Pages 179-188
    8. S. Leschka, H. Alkadhi, L. Husmann, S. Wildermuth
      Pages 189-204
    9. M. Schoder, M. Prokop, J. Lammer
      Pages 205-223
    10. N. Theumann, P. Schnyder
      Pages 225-249
    11. M. A. Müller, S. Wildermuth, K. Bohndorf
      Pages 251-289
  4. Non-Traumatic Neurologic Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. I. Grunwald, C. Roth, P. Papanagiotou, W. Reith
      Pages 293-311
    3. C. Brekenfeld, J. Gralla, R. Wiest, M. El-Koussy, L. Remonda, C. Ozdoba et al.
      Pages 313-328
  5. Non-Traumatic Thoracic Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329

About this book

Introduction

Why write a book on emergency radiology? In many coun- decline. There is an increasing trend towards the use of tries, hospital emergency departments have become a MDCT to evaluate traumatic injuries and non-traumatic major part of the healthcare safety net. In the last decade emergencies. The use of workstations for reporting and for economically-driven structural changes in health care further image reconstruction becomes standard practice. delivery have caused a dramatic increase in emergency On the occasion of the European Congress of Radiology department visits. In response to capacity and staffing (ECR) 2003 and 2004 a Categorical Course on “Emergency pressures, hospitals are developing and implementing a Radiology”has been organized to assess current devel- variety of strategies designed to improve patient flow and ments and concepts in this rapidly growing field. reduce overcrowding in the emergency department. Numerous radiologists,all outstanding and international- Several factors are considered critical for success, such as ly renowned experts in their field,have made superb c- having the right multidisciplinary teams in place and opti- tributions in an ECR syllabus. These authors have now mizing the use of imaging tests. For a critical care physi- made a second effort and updated their contributions for cian it is paramount to obtain the images quickly and for this book. The chapters in the book mirror the topics p- them to be interpreted accurately. sented in the ECR course, encompassing imaging ap- To accomplish this, the emergency radiology division proaches as well as interventional aspects.

Keywords

Abdominal Emergency Emergency Medicine Gastrointestinal Emergency Musculoskeletal Emergency Non-Traumatic Emergencies Pediatric Emergency Polytrauma Thoracic Emergency Traumatic Injuries Vas computed tomography (CT) diagnosis radiology trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • Borut Marincek
    • 1
  • Robert F. Dondelinger
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity Hospital ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Medical ImagingUniversity Hospital Sart TilmanLiègeBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68908-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-26227-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-68908-9
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