June 1990

Imaging of the Newborn Infant and Young Child,

Author Affiliations

Department of Radiology Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 4650 Sunset Blvd PO Box 7000 Los Angeles, CA 90054-0700


by L. Swischuk, 1095 pp, $136.95, Baltimore, Md, Williams & Wilkins, 1989.

Am J Dis Child. 1990;144(6):713. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1990.02150300111028

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This book is a new version of the previous, very popular edition by Dr Swischuk. It has been expanded and considerably updated. Additionally, the reproductions of the roentgenograms have improved. The book is organized into chapters on the respiratory system, the nose and upper airway, the cardiovascular system, the alimentary tract, the genitourinary tract, the skeletal system, and the central nervous system and skull. As before, this is an introductory text and not meant to be comprehensive, but it serves to cover clearly and efficiently all of the important aspects of the roentgenographic imaging of infants and children. References have been updated and are complete. Figures of histologic and pathologic specimens are included, and there are some charts and diagrams, although more would be helpful. Of particular note in the updated text is the inclusion of real-time ultrasound examinations, computed tomographic examinations, and some magnetic resonance studies. Nuclear medicine studies

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