Pediatric Cardiac Radiology Plain Radiographic Interpretation in Congenital and Structural Heart Diseases

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Author : Sudeep Verma, Neeraj Awasthy
ISBN : 9789354653520
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd
Edition : 1/e
Year : 2024
Pages : 1184
Binding Type : Hard Back

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The book is divided into seven sections. The initial two sections discuss technical aspects, radiographic views, general approach to congenital heart diseases, assessments of vascularity, cardiomegaly, pericardial and skeletal aspects to be seen in chest X-ray. The emphasis has been made to compile all the objective parameters for the assessment. This also endeavors to help guide systematic evaluation of a chest radiograph so as to pick up all the relevant information in it. The third section of the textbook details the individual cardiac lesions with respect to X-ray evaluation. Fourth section unique describes differential diagnosis of heart borders, great vessels enlargement, dextrocardia and massive cardiomegaly. In the fifth and sixth sections authors have refined and described the post-intervention assessment of the devices and stents, assessment of the postoperative patient, etc. The chapters on postoperative chest X-ray assessment may be of particular interest to cardiac intensivists and those dealing with postoperative cardiac patients. The last part elaborately compiles and describes the available radiological signs in congenital chest X-rays with lucid diagrams and examples.

Key Features :

  • The book contains nearly 2000 radiographic films to showcase every aspect of pediatric cardiology
  • Includes plain radiographic film evaluation of congenital heart diseases and radiological course of operated lesions.
  • Special emphasis on prosthesis assessment on radiographic films including catheter, valves, occluders, stents, conduction devices, clips, sternal wires, and ECMO cannulae
  • Clinical case scenario at the end of each chapter to stimulate readers to show importance of plain radiographic film in patient management
  • Special emphasis on topics like pulmonary hypertension, cardiovascular calcification, and barium swallow assessment from radiographic film
  • Logical reasoning and conceptual explanation of radiographic findings, appearances and patterns visible with supplemented CT /MRl/echocardiographic and angiogram images wherever needed. Uniform color coding specific to a given structure is applied throughout the text for easy understanding
  • Dedicated Chapters summarize hemodynamic evaluation using X-ray and lucid explanation of majority of signs and patterns seen in cardiology
  • Simplified and logical approach using charts and diagrams at suitable places to highlight important information
  • This book caters readers from various backgrounds including general pediatrics, radiology and cardiology including pediatric cardiology.


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Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 28 × 22 × 6 cm

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