Imaging of the cervical spine in children

Leonard E. Swischuk

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Abstract

Dr. Leonard Swischuk has revised his outstanding work on imaging the cervical spine in children. He draws upon his extensive experience to provide practitioners with an insightful approach to pediatric cervical spine injuries. The text covers developmental anatomy, normal variants, congenital anomalies, abnormalities of the dens, trauma, and miscellaneous abnormalities of the cervical spine. The book has several strengths that appeal to radiology residents, such as its succinct overview of the topic and helpful reference lists that guide readersto additional resources. Dr. Swischuk illustrates conditions he discusses with excellent plain film examples that help residents identify cases they are likely to encounter during board exams and in practice. Accompanying CTand MR images clarify and qualify the findings. Dr. Swischuk's direct writing style makes the complex content highly accessible, providing imaging residents with an invaluable introduction to pediatric cervical spine radiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages110
ISBN (Electronic)9781461437888
ISBN (Print)9781461437871
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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Pediatrics
Radiology
Spine
Imaging techniques
Wounds and Injuries
Motion Pictures
Anatomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Imaging of the cervical spine in children. / Swischuk, Leonard E.

Springer New York, 2013. 110 p.

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Swischuk, Leonard E. / Imaging of the cervical spine in children. Springer New York, 2013. 110 p.
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