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Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology
Third edition
by William E. Brant

Now in its Third Edition, Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology is a comprehensive review of radiology that covers all ten subspecialties of radiology and includes over 2,700 illustrations.

This edition features expanded and updated coverage in all sections and many new illustrations and tables. Coverage of multi-slice CT has been expanded and new bone imaging modalities are included. This edition is available in two formats: the traditional hardbound single-volume textbook, or a softbound four-volume set. The content is identical for both formats.


  • Comprehensive text that covers all areas of diagnostic radiology
  • Used as "first reader" for beginning resident
  • Used for "comprehensive review" for senior residents preparing for American Board of Radiology examinations
  • Each of the 10 sections of the ABR examinations are included
  • Expanded and updated coverage of all sections
  • Many new illustrations and tables
  • Expanded coverage of multi-slice CT
  • New bone imaging modalities included
  • his edition available as hardbound single-volume reference or as softbound four-volume set


Basic Principles

  1. Diagnostic imaging methods


  1. Introduction to brain imaging
  2. Craniofacial trauma
  3. Cardiovascular disease
  4. Central nervous system neoplasms
  5. Central nervous system infections
  6. White matter and neurodegenerative diseases
  7. Pediatric neuroimaging
  8. Head and neck imaging
  9. Nondegenerative diseases of the spine
  10. Lumbar spine: disc disease and stenosis


  1. Methods of examination and normal anatomy, and radiographic findings of chest disease
  2. Mediastinum and hila
  3. Pulmonary vascular disease
  4. Pulmonary neoplasms
  5. Pulmonary infection
  6. Diffuse lung disease
  7. Airways disease
  8. Pleura, chest wall, diaphragm, and miscellaneous chest disorders

Breast Radiology

  1. Breast imaging

Cardiac Radiology

  1. Cardiac anatomy, physiology, and imaging modalities
  2. Cardiac imaging in acquired diseases
  3. Cardiac MRI

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

  1. Thoracic aorta, pulmonary arteries, and peripheral vascular disorders
  2. Abdominal arteries, venous system, and non-vascular intervention

Gastrointestinal Tract

  1. Abdomen and pelvis
  2. Liver, biliary tree, and gallbladder
  3. Pancreas and spleen
  4. Pharynx and esophagus
  5. Stomach and duodenum
  6. Mesenteric small bowel
  7. Colon and appendix

Genitourinary Tract

  1. Adrenal glands and kidneys
  2. Pelvicaliceal system, ureters, bladder, and urethra
  3. Genital tract: radiographic imaging and MR


  1. Abdomen ultrasound
  2. Genital tract and bladder ultrasound
  3. Obstetric ultrasound
  4. Chest, thyroid, parathyroid, and neonatal brain ultrasound
  5. Vascular ultrasound

Musculoskeletal Radiology

  1. Benign cystic bone lesions
  2. Malignant bone and soft-tissue tumors
  3. Skeletal trauma
  4. Arthritis
  5. Metabolic bone disease
  6. Skeletal "don't touch" lesions
  7. Miscellandous bone lesions
  8. Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee
  9. Magnetic resonance imaging of the shoulder
  10. Magnetic resonance imaging of the foot and ankle

Pediatric Radiology

  1. Pediatric chest
  2. Pediatric abdomen and pelvis

Nuclear Radiology

  1. Introduction to nuclear radiology
  2. Essential science of nuclear radiology
  3. Skeletal system scintigraphy
  4. Pulmonary scintigraphy
  5. Cardiovascular system scintigraphy
  6. Endocrine gland scintigraphy
  7. Gastrointestinal, liver/spleen, and hepatobiliary scintigraphy
  8. Genitourinary system scintigraphy
  9. Scintigraphic diagnosis of inflammation and infection
  10. Molecular imaging of tumors
  11. Central nervous system scintigraphy
  12. Positron emission tomography


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Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology
Third edition
by William E. Brant

Single Volume edition • 2007 • 1,584 pages • $209.00 + shipping
4-Volume set • 2007 • 1,584 pages • $218.00 + shipping
This title is available as a single volume hardcover edition
or as a four volume softcover edition
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