Written for medical students beginning clinical rotations, this book covers the topics most often included in introductory radiology courses. It emphasizes clinical problem solving, relates radiologic abnormalities to pathophysiology, and offers guidelines for selecting imaging studies in specific clinical situations. More than 1,200 images show variations in radiologic appearances of common disorders. This thoroughly revised Third Edition reflects state-of-the-art advances and includes new material on current interventional techniques and cardiac imaging. Nearly 200 new illustrations have been added and some older illustrations have been replaced by new ones reflecting contemporary imaging. This edition also includes an appendix of diagnostic pearls.