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
    2. L. Bonomo, M. L. Storto, A. R. Larici, R. Marano
      Pages 331-345
    3. B. Ghaye, R. F. Dondelinger
      Pages 347-370
    4. C. Noukoua Tchuisse, B. Ghaye, R. F. Dondelinger
      Pages 391-408
  6. Non-Traumatic Abdominal Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 409-409
    2. S. Leschka, H. Alkadhi, S. Wildermuth, B. Marincek
      Pages 411-433
    3. P. Taourel, C. Uriot, G. Laffargue, A. Lesnik, F. Guillon, J. M. Bruel
      Pages 435-451
    4. J. I. Bilbao Jaureguízar, I. Vivas Pérez, D. Cano Rafart, A. Martínez de la Cuesta
      Pages 453-470
    5. T. Geoghegan, M. J. Lee
      Pages 471-480
    6. G. Mansueto, D. Cenzi, A. A. Gumbs, M. D’Onofrio
      Pages 493-522
    7. D. Rickards
      Pages 523-536
  7. Non-Traumatic Vascular Emergencies: Imaging and Intervention

  8. Imaging Pediatric Emergencies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 581-581
    2. J. W. J. McCann, E. Phelan
      Pages 583-599
    3. L. Breysem, M. -H. Smet
      Pages 601-620
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 647-650

About this book


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.


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

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  • 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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