Authored by experienced radiologists and surgeons, Imaging in Abdominal Surgery, by Drs. Michael P. Federle and James Lau, is a unique reference specially tailored to meet the needs of today’s general surgeons. This one-stop resource provides high-quality visual information to help guide clinical diagnosis, surgical planning, and postoperative evaluation. Ideal for surgeons at all levels of expertise, it contains pertinent cross-sectional imaging anatomy as well as the principles underlying the optimal selection of imaging modalities and protocols.
Provides thorough coverage of abdominal radiology especially relevant to general surgeons, including important diagnoses, radiology background and terminology, normal imaging anatomy, and easy-to-understand captions with just the right amount of detail
Covers key topics such as imaging evaluation of blunt and penetrating trauma, imaging evaluation of the "acute abdomen," and optimal pre- and postoperative evaluation for esophageal cancer, bariatric, and antireflux surgery
Features a consistent, bulleted format highlighted by abundant multi-modality images of the adult GI tract, all designed for quick reference at the point of care
Details how to choose among different imaging tests in evaluating specific clinical situations, including the strengths and weaknesses of those tests
By Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California and James N. Lau, MD, MHPE, FACS, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California