Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis 2018-2021: Diagnostic Imaging – IDKD Book (IDKD Springer Series)
This open access book deals with imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, an area that has seen considerable advances over the past several years, driven by clinical as well as technological developments. The respective chapters, written by internationally respected experts in their fields, focus on imaging diagnosis and interventional therapies in abdominal and pelvic disease; they cover all relevant imaging modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography. As such, the book offers a comprehensive review of the state of the art in imaging of the abdomen and pelvis. It will be of interest to general radiologists, radiology residents, interventional radiologists, and clinicians from other specialties who want to update their knowledge in this area.
About the Author
Jürg Hodler is Professor of Radiology and Chairman at the Radiology University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. He also serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the University Hospital in Zurich. As far as his scientific activity is concerned, he has published more than 240 original papers, mostly in the field of musculoskeletal radiology. He has served as a Co-Editor for the journal of Skeletal Radiology for 10 years and has been active in several scientific societies, currently mainly in the International Skeletal Society. Last but not least, he is Co-Director of the International Diagnostic Course in Davos.
Rahel A. Kubik-Huch is head of the Institute of Radiology and the Department of Medical Services and member of the executive board at the Kantonsspital Baden in Switzerland. She has a strong interest in female imaging with expertise in all imaging modalities and imaging-guided minimal invasive breast interventions. She is Deputy Editor for European Radiology, a member and past president of the executive board of the Swiss Society of Radiology as well as member of the core team (scientific advisor) and course organizer of the MIBB (minimal invasive breast biopsies) working Group of the Swiss Society of Senology. She is a course Co-Director of the International Diagnostic Course Davos (IDKD), Course Advisor of the Breast Imaging Satellite Course Pearl of the IDKD and a former organizer of the Advanced Breast and Pelvis Imaging Course of the ESMRMB where she remained a member of the faculty. She has published numerous research articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to several book chapters and has been an invited speaker in her area of expertise at a number of national and international symposia and meetings.